I preach at the Ascension Catholic School mass on the importance of fasting during lent and what we could try and fast from. I also revealed what I will be doing during lent!
9am 11am God willing that I make it into heaven I’m suspecting that I will be surprised by a few things and many of them will be pleasant surprises. However one of those surprises that some people may not be too happy about is who they end up seeing in heaven. Think about it we … Continue reading Who we will see in Heaven!
Today we celebrate the chair of St. Peter an important feast in the Catholic Church. Here is a beautiful piece by Palestrina related to today's feast. Tu es Petrus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmXiFMHzpgo Why does St. Peter's chair matter. The word chair only shows up three times in the scripture. One of those instances is Matthew 23:2 where … Continue reading The Chair of St. Peter
Jesus asked his disciples today "who do people say that I am?" followed by a more direct question of "But who do you say that I am?" Depending on which version of the story we know that Peter responds with faith in Jesus as God and as Messiah or the Christ. We can pose the … Continue reading How Do we Approach God in Prayer?
School Mass Homily!
7:30 am Mass @ St. Joseph the Worker 10 am Mass @ St. Joseph the Worker Recently I saw on a facebook a vocations promotion for a Diocese that went around and asked people, what do you think makes a good priest. I began to think is this how God decides to call a … Continue reading Who does God Call?
When I was in high school, I attended a Steubenville conference in Houma. This was the second conference that I went to, and something moved me to go to confession. At first, I was hesitant, I hadn’t been in a few years, and I was afraid to confess my sins to a priest. However, finally, … Continue reading God Never Tires of Loving us.
I didn't record this homily, but here is my homily for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. A tendency I’m sure some of us have is to compare ourselves to others. It may be to our benefit saying, I do this better than so and so, or it may be in the negative. I wish … Continue reading The little parts of the Church