Homilies from December, 2017

A Time for House Cleaning

Homily for December 10, 2018 (2nd Sunday of Advent) Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11; Psalm 85; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8   We hear a lot about “cleaning house” or at least a form of it.  In the 2016 presidential...

As We Begin This Holy Season

Homily for December 3, 2017 (1st Sunday of Advent) Is 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7; Ps 80; 1 Cor 1:3-9; Mk 13:33-37 When I came to St. Clare Montefalco several months ago, I was excited and fearful.  I was excited to have...