Today is one of my favorite feasts of the year. Our Lord's glorious cross on which he won our salvation we celebrate today. It's a historic day for me, the first time I served as an altar server at the Abby Church. I was thurifer or the one who carries the incense for Mass. I … Continue reading The Triumph of the Cross
Preached at the school mass today, enjoy!
Today we remember September 11th where almost 3000 people who lost their lives. It is very natural for us as humans to call down fire and brimstone on those who cause great harm and evil. I was too young at the time to understand what was going on entirely but I know many people were … Continue reading God’s Reaction to Tragedy
Our parishes this weekend are hosting a priest from the Philippines for our annual mission appeal. That means I had the weekend off from preaching, but I did want to offer a brief reflection on the reading this weekend. I'd like to provide you with the example of a great saint of our Church who … Continue reading The Example of the Saints
At my previous assignment as a Deacon, I would post reflections based on my daily homily. I haven't done that yet, but I wanted to share with you what I preached this morning at Mass! A couple of years ago I went fishing with some seminary friends of mine went down to a camp near … Continue reading Come follow me and I will make you fishers of men!
The first time I began attending daily mass was in high school. I would wake up in the morning and go to 6 am mass and have a donut or beignet with other youth group members after. My youth minister had a habit of compelling his youth into doing just a little bit more. He … Continue reading Active Members of the Faith
Outside of my homilies, I haven't said much about the crisis our Church has been facing but I have been reading some articles recently on these matters that I believe are helpful. Please fast and pray for the Church. Pray especially that the truth come to light so as a Church we can begin to … Continue reading Some helpful Articles on the Abuse Crisis