Sunday Homilies

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

What do you want? Where do you live?  John 1:35-42 What we read today as our gospel is a wonderful story. If we look at it at the peripheral level it is a wonderful drama. There is John baptizing at river Jordan. A great crowd of people are in queue and there are two...

read more

Baptism of the Lord (Fr. Simham)

Today we celebrate the solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord. We remember how Jesus came to the waters of Jordan to be baptized by John. On this solemnity of baptism of the Lord, the question people often ask is, ‘why was Jesus baptized?’ Why did he need a baptism? He...

read more

Epiphany of the Lord (Fr. Simham)

On this feast of Epiphany the wise men or the magi have so much to teach the modern world and us Christians. First, Wise men in the gospel seek the Messiah, the king. They were from the far-east, may be it has taken two years to travel and it costed lots of money and...

read more

Mary, The Holy Mother of God (Fr. Francis)

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Of all the feast days of Mary, this one seems to touch our heart the most. It is not often thought of, however, until it comes up on the Liturgical Calendar. Even as we acclaim her “Mother of God” in the Hail...

read more

Mary, The Holy Mother of God (Fr. Simham)

Introduction:  Since we celebrate the Feast of Mary, the Mother of God, on New Year’s Day, may we take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy and Peaceful New Year?  I pray that the Lord Jesus and His Mother Mary may enrich your lives during the New Year with an...

read more

The Holy Family (Fr. Simham)

The Holy family is a model to modern families If at all if there is one feast which is very, very relevant to our present day society, it is the feast of the Holy family. At a time when all essential institutions started crumbling through the onslaught materialism and...

read more

The Holy Family (Fr. Francis)

I read something like this that in the 1950s in America, there was a television program called, Father Knows Best. Well, that is precisely what we are supposed to believe as Catholics: that our Heavenly Father knows what is best for us; thus, we must conform our lives...

read more

Christmas (Fr. Francis)

Merry Christmas! Our Advent preparations have been completed, and we are now invited by our Lord to enter the glorious celebration of His birth! How well do you understand the awe-inspiring mystery of Christmas? How fully do you comprehend the significance of God...

read more

Christmas (Fr. Simham)

You may have heard the story of the little boy who was finding it hard to sleep at night. He called out from his room for his dad. When his father got there, the little guy said, “The longer I’m here, the darker and scarier it gets. Couldn’t you stay in here until I...

read more

4th Sunday of Advent (Fr. Francis)

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ, It is God who builds the house!  It is God who sends the Savior!  It is God who comes to Mary and through Mary gives us the Savior.   All comes from God and all returns to God, but the present is the important time because it is now...

read more