Homilies from May, 2020

Pentecost Sunday | Domingo de Pentecostés

Church-1 Acts 2:1-11; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23 Thank God, Jesus didn’t wear a mask. We hear a lot these days about masks. Until three months ago, most of us probably associated masks with...

Ascension of the Lord | Ascensión del Señor

Mountain Acts 18:1-8; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28:16-20 The English poet and artist William Blake (d. 1827) wrote: Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.  ...

6th Sunday of Easter | 6º domingo de Pascua

Samaria Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; 1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14:15-21 I have been a friar for over 30 years and a priest for more than 25. Over that time, I have lived in nine communities in several different states and the District of...

A Place for Everyone

Mother-2 Acts 6:1-7; 1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-14 In addition to the 5th Sunday of Easter, today is also Mothers’ Day here in the USA. It’s almost obligatory for a preacher to mention his or her mother, tell a story...