Homilies from April, 2017

Hello?  Is anybody in there?

Homily for April 30, 2017 (3rd Sunday of Easter) Acts 2:14, 22-43; Psalm 16 (v.v.); 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 He grew up in the Bronx, NY, where the skies were clouded by air pollution by day and light pollution by...

The Proof in the Pudding

Homily for April 23, 2017 (2nd Sunday of Easter; Divine Mercy Sunday) Acts 2:42-47; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 We’ve often heard the phrase, “The proof is in the pudding.”  It’s a shortened and...

Easter Vigil

In many parishes throughout the world, Easter Sunday is greeted with two emotions that many running in Monday’s Boston Marathon will also experience:  joy…and exhaustion!  From Palm Sunday to Easter...

Open your heart to welcome LOVE

Homily for April 9, 2017 (Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion) Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:61-11; Matthew 21:1-11; 26:14-2:66 Today we begin the most solemn and intense week of the Church year.  Holy Week...