Here is my homily for my last weekend at St. Margaret. 4pm 10 am Note: I decided to post two of the homilies I preached this weekend, they are basically the same thing, but when you preach without notes things are going to come out slightly different same message though!
23rd Sunday in ordinary time, my homily.
My homily for the weekend. Just to let you know I preach without notes so you may notice I become slightly repetitive, but it turned out well.
To give you a taste of my upcoming homily this weekend, here is the qoute which inspired my homily this weekend. A beautiful one from St. John Chrysostom one of the most important early Church fathers. Have you understood? When the disciples entreated him the Lord put them off but when the woman herself cried … Continue reading St. John Chrysostom on this Wekeends readings
Today we hear that all too well-known verse of take up your cross and follow me. I'm reminded of a great scene from Mel Gibson's passion of the Christ where Jesus embraces the cross as he first receives it. He is seen as foolish by one of the thieves who will be crucified with them. Today's … Continue reading Take up your Cross
My homily for the transfiguration of the Lord. Enjoy! Just to let you know the prayer I mentioned goes like this. By the mystery of this water and wine may we come to share in the divinity of Christ who humbled himself to share in our humanity
Today we hear the famous parable of the sower and his careless planting of seeds. I’m reminded of an excellent gumbo and how the longer you let it simmer, the better it tastes. If we are to be like the rich soil, we need to meditate on God’s word day and night. The more we … Continue reading Seeds of God’s Word and Gumbo.