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Fr. Jones Homilies

  • Yr B, 20th Sun: "Unless you eat my body and drink my blood, you have no life in you."

    What do we receive in the Eucharist? Why is it so important?

  • Yr B, 19th Sun: "The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world."

    What is a sacrifice? What was God's purpose for it? How is it connected to us?

  • Yr B, 16th Sun: "They were like sheep without a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things."

    Why and How Much We Need Jesus' Teaching.

  • Yr B, 15th Sun: "Jesus summoned the 12, and began to send them out."

    When we encounter the teaching of the Church, we really encounter God.

  • Yr B, 13th Sund: Raising of Daughter of Jairus & HHS Mandate

    God Wants to Manifest his Love to the World Through the Body of Christ; How the HHS Mandate Threatens This

  • Yr B, 11th Sunday: Parables of the Farmer and the Mustard Seed

    "Power from on High": The Power of the Father's Love for His Children

  • Yr B, Corpus Christi: Partaking of Christ the Sacrificial Victim

    What it Means that the Eucharist is Sacrificial Food

  • Pentecost 2012: "And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit."

    "Power from on High": The Power of the Father's Love for His Children

  • Yr B, 6th Sund. Easter: "I have told you this that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be complete."

    The Inexpressible Joy of Being Loved by the Heavenly Father

  • Yr B, 5th Sund. Easter: I am the vine, you are the branches. Abide in me.

    Why and How to Abide in Jesus

  • Yr B, 2nd Sund. Easter: "Peace be with you."

    The Meaning of the Peace Jesus Gives

  • Easter Sunday Morning

    New Powers of Jesus' Risen Humanity the Basis of Our New Powers

  • Yr B, 6th Sund. Lent: Palm Sunday The Triumphal Entry

    Jesus openly manifests his identity

  • Yr B, 5th Sund. Lent: Whoever would save his life will lose it.

    How you can save your life by losing it, and lose it by trying to save it

  • Yr B, 4th Sund. Lent: For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son.

    What To Do When Our Heart Condemns Us

  • Yr B, 3rd Sund. Lent: Jesus Cleanses the Temple

    God is looking for worship "in reverence and awe" (Heb 12:28).

  • Yr B, 3rd Sund. Lent: Jesus Cleanses the Temple

    Cleansing of the Temple as Sign of the Worship in the New Temple in Jesus' Body

  • Yr B, 2nd Sund. Lent: Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac - Prototype of OT Sacrifice

    We offer and are offered in Jesus' perfect sacrificial gift to the Father.

  • Yr B, 7th Sund: The Son of Man has authority on earth...

    Why does the Catholic Church teach that contraception is wrong?

  • 6th Sund. Ord. Time: FDo all for the glory of God.

    The recent U.S. Dept. of H.H.S. mandate, and our response.

  • 5th Sund. Ord. Time: For this purpose I have come.

    The value of the Gospel.

  • 4th Sund. Ord. Time: He taught them as one who had authority.

    How Jesus' teaching leads us into communion with God.

  • Christmas Day: What is the alternative to Christ?

    The Choice for Modern Men and Women: Christ or Nothing.

  • 4th Sun. Advent: The Annunciation. Let it be done to me according to your word.

    Mary's Acceptance: the Model for Our Response to God.

  • 3rd Sun. Advent: Rejoice in the Lord always; the Lord is near.

    What It Means for God to be "Near" to Us, and Us to God.

  • 2nd Sun. Advent: Prepare the Way of the Lord!

    Worship as a Soul-Strengthening Preparation for the Vision of God

  • 1st Sun. Advent: Stay Awake! The New English Translation of the Mass

    Why are we adopting a new translation of the Mass?

  • 33rd Sun. Ord. Time: The Parable of the Talents

    God attaches a grace to every moment and event of life, so that every moment is a potential doorway to God.

  • Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration

    Commentary on Ps 16: God the Sole Good of His People

  • 30th Sun. Ord. Time: The Two Great Commandments

    Adoration and Love of God the Foundation of Love of Neighbor

  • 28th Sun. Ord. Time: "I have learned the secret of facing… abundance and want."

    The Secret of St. Paul's Blessed Contentment

  • 27th Sun. Ord. Time: "Have no anxiety about anything."

    Varieties of Anxiety and their Scriptural Remedies

  • 26th Sun. Ord. Time: Where Do We Stand Before God?

    Humility: the Virtue that Defines the True Christian

  • 24rth Sun. Ord. Time: "How often must I forgive my brother?"

    Should there be limits to forgiveness? How do I move from anger to forgiveness?

  • 23rd Sun. Ord. Time: "If your brother sins against you, go to him..."

    Jesus' Teaching on Fraternal Correction: How to Correct a Fellow Christian

  • 19th Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus' Prayer and Walking on the Water

    Peter's Walking on the Water a Figure of our Participation in the Divine Life

  • 18th Sun. Ord. Time: The Miracle of the Loaves

    2 Perspectives on the Miracle: Feeding the Crowds with Jesus and Being Fed by Jesus.

  • 15th Sun. Ord. Time: The Power of God's Word

    God's word communicates to us both his message and his life.

  • Corpus Christi 2011: The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.

    What do these words of Jesus mean? Can they really be true?

  • Pentecost 2011: What the Holy Spirit Does for Us

    We cannot live the life of Jesus unless the Holy Spirit brings us communion with Jesus.

  • 5th Sun. Easter: Do not let your hearts be troubled.

    Our Security: the "Place" Jesus has Prepared for Us in the Father.

  • 4th Sun. Easter: How to Distinguish the Voice of the Good Shepherd from that of the Thief

    A true shepherd speaks only the words of Christ.

  • 3rd Sun. Easter: Emmaus - a New Interior Recognition of Jesus in the Scriptures

    Recognizing Jesus present in the Scriptures prepares our hearts to recognize Him in the Breaking of the Bread.

  • 2nd Sun. Easter: The Resurrection of Jesus means for every Christian a new past, a new present, and a new future.

    Christ can change even our past, by redeeming it.

  • Easter 2011: Christ's Resurrection the Source of Our Life

    The Purpose of Christ's Resurrection: to Create a Whole Race of New Creatures

  • 2nd Sun. Lent: the Transfiguration, where Jesus shows what He earlier told

    Don't run from the Cross, and keep your eyes fixed on Jesus.

  • 5th Sun. Lent: The New Principle of Life in Christ Jesus

    Living "in the Flesh" vs. Living "in the Spirit"

  • 4th Sun. Lent: the Healing of the Man Born Blind

    Jesus' Miracles also Signs; the Greatness of the Gift of Faith

  • 8th Sun. Ord. Time: Seek First the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness

    Putting Christ First Amid the Concerns of Daily Life.

  • 7th Sun. Ord. Time: No Retaliation, Love of Enemies

    "Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good."

  • 6th Sun. Ord. Time. The Sermon on the Mount: Jesus Reveals the True Meaning of the Commandments

    What "You Shall Not Kill" Really Means, & How to Repair the Wrong We've Done to Another

  • 5th Sun. Ord. Time: "You are the light of the world."

    As salt and light, Christians are to be distinct in the world.

  • 4th Sun. Ord. Time: The Beatitudes chart our return to God.

    "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."

  • 2nd Sun. Ord. Time: "to you who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be holy"

    What Baptismal Consecration Does to Change Us and Oblige Us

  • Feast of the Holy Family: the Value of Ordinary Things Done with Extraordinary Love

    We have enormous power over those we are close to, for good or for evil

  • Christmas 2010: What Christ's Coming in Humility Tells Us of God

    How God's coming into our lowliness gives us hope

  • 4th Sunday of Advent: The Faith of Joseph, the Unbelief of Ahaz

    To receive Jesus at Christmas, we need the same dispositions with which St. Joseph received him.

  • 3rd Sunday of Advent: Rejoice, the Lord is near!

    A Call to Hope for our Ultimate Fulfillment in God

  • 2nd Sunday of Advent: John the Baptist's Proclamation of a Coming Judge

    It is today, in our present response to God, that our future destiny is at stake.

  • "Watch! You do not know on which day your Lord will come."

    What it means to "stay awake" awaiting Christ's coming

  • The Solemnity of Christ the King

    To receive Christ's kingship is to be voluntarily conquered by love

  • 33rd Sun. Ord. Time: Signs of the End

    True security must be a security that is eternal.

  • 30th Sun. Ord. Time: Pharisee and Tax Collector Praying in the Temple

    What dispositions makes us acceptable in God's eyes?

  • 29th Sun. Ord. Time: Pray always without becoming weary

    Faith is opening our eyes to God, our loving Father.

  • Jesus' Ascension: From Hades to Heaven, Leading a Host of Captives

    Christ has ascended into heaven; let our hearts ascend with Him

  • 28th Sun. Ord. Time: Ten Lepers Healed, One Made Well

    Thanksgiving recognizes that every true gift is really a double gift.

  • 27th Sun. Ord. Time: Faith the Size of a Mustard Seed, and the Parable of the Servant Coming in from the Field

    Jesus' Call to Faith and to Total Dedication

  • 26th Sun. Ord. Time: The Rich Man and Lazarus

    Lazarus is still lying in need at your doorstep.

  • 25th Sun. Ord. Time: Parable of the Dishonest Steward

    Use the resources of this world to make friends for eternity.

  • 24th Sun. Ord. Time: 3 Parables - God Seeking Out and Receiving Sinners

    Jesus is the revelation of God's startling mercy.

  • 23rd Sun. Ord. Time: The Cost of Discipleship

    The Disciple: One for Whom Jesus' Lordship is Complete

  • 22nd Sun. Ord Time: "The one who humbles himself will be exalted."

    The Meaning of Humility, and Why God Loves It

  • 17th Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus Teaches Us How to Pray

    Jesus draws us into His own praying.

  • 16th Sun. Ord. Time: Martha & Mary: the Better Portion

    What Is the "Better Portion" and How to Choose It

  • 14th Sun. Ord. Time: What counts is a new creation

    Good vs. Bad Infection in the Spiritual Life

  • Corpus Christi: Miracle of the Loaves - Not only a Miracle, But a Sign

    Understanding Jesus' intention in his signs opens us to receive the grace in them

  • Trinity Sunday: God is Love

    From Love Our Origin, for Love Our End

  • Pentecost: The Giving of the New Law, the Grace of the Holy Spirit

    The Holy Spirit writes the Law of God upon our hearts

  • 4th Sun. Easter: Hearing the True Voice of the Good Shepherd

    To Hear Jesus' Voice & Call is to Receive a Purpose & Vocation

  • 3rd Sunday Easter: Peter's Profession of Love for Jesus

    St. Peter learns to see, love, and suffer for Jesus

  • 2nd Sunday Easter: Mercy Sunday - Mercy Needed and Mercy Given

    Jesus' Resurrection the Sign of the Father's Mercy

  • Easter: Belief in Jesus' Resurrection is the Mark of Christian Faith

    What Jesus' Resurrection Means for Christians

  • Palm Sunday: Divine beauty takes our ugliness, that we might take his beauty

    2 Transfigurations, Tabor & Gethsemane: one to glory, another to humiliation

  • 5th Sun. Lent: Raising of Lazarus: Why Does Jesus Raise Him?

    Jesus raises Lazarus for you: to bring your faith to life, and so make you live

  • 4th Sun. Lent: Man Born Blind - Salvation and Judgment Comes in Jesus

    The Interdependence of Knowledge of God / Knowledge of Self

  • 3rd Sun. Lent: Woman at the Well: If You Only Knew the Gift of God

    Jesus Focuses and Stretches our Faith and Desire

  • 2nd Sun. Lent: Jesus' Transfiguration Our Hope

    Jesus' Prayer and Our Prayer

  • 1st Sun. Lent (Yr A): Adam's Failure / Christ's Victory over Temptation

    Adam's Sin and Christ's Victory a Prototype for Ours

  • 5th Sun. Ord. Time: Isaiah and Peter Encounter the Holy God

    The Holiness of God and How Two Men Respond to It

  • 4th Sun. Ord. Time: St. Paul on Love (1 Cor 13)

    What is Christian love to look like?

  • 3rd Sun. Ord. Time: Let the joy of the Lord be your strength.

    How can we find spiritual joy?

  • 2nd Sun. Ord. Time: Wedding at Cana; Earthquake in Haiti

    What the Scripture, and Cana, Tell Us About This Disaster

  • Feast of the Holy Family: 5 Ways to Keep the Family Holy

    Five Ways the Holy Family Models Holiness in Family Life

  • Christmas 2009: God's Gift Exchange

    Make Room for Christ!

  • 3rd Sun. Advent: Rejoice in the Lord Always

    Christian Joy a Decision, Rooted in Faith and Hope

  • 2nd Sun. Advent: God's Work in You

    God's Ultimate Purpose: Something in us, not Outside of us

  • 1st Sun. Advent: The Just One Who Will Establish Justice

    Our Preparation: Be Vigilant and Pray

  • 33rd Sun. Ord. Time: The Coming of the Son of Man

    God's Purpose for us in the Present Age of Salvation History

  • All Saints: The Beatitudes - Way That Leads Straight to Heaven

    The heavenly chorus proclaims that Jesus' promises are true.

  • 30th Sun. Ord. Time: Blind Bartimaeus a Model of Faith

    Bartimaeus' Faith Expressed in Prayer and Action

  • 26th Sun. Ord. Time: If your hand causes you to sin...

    Any suffering on earth is preferable to sin and eternal suffering.

  • 25th Sun. Ord. Time: Aspire to true greatness

    True Greatness in Christ: to Become like a Child and a Servant

  • 24th Sun. Ord. Time: The necessity of the Cross

    Don't run from the Cross!

  • 23rd Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus Heals a Deaf Mute

    God chose the poor to be rich in faith and heirs of the Kingdom.

  • 22nd Sun. Ord. Time: What is Purity? Why is it Important?

    Purity: a Gift Received from God, our Offering back to God

  • 21st Sun. Ord. Time: Marriage - a Great Sacrament, Christ and the Church

    Marriage and the Church's Union with Christ

  • 19th Sun. Ord. Time: Jn 6:41-51 "Do not murmur among yourselves"

    Learning from the Father the Cure for Murmuring

  • 12th Sun Ord. Time: Jesus Calms the Storm

    To recognize Jesus is with us, we must wake up our faith.

  • Corpus Christi: The Divinity Becomes the Milk of Infants

    God gives Himself to us in a manner that is receivable by us.

  • Trinity Sunday: An Invitation to Stop, to Marvel, to Love

    The Wonder that God Has Revealed Himself and Invited Us into Relationship

  • Pentecost Day: The Holy Spirit Completes the Work of Jesus

    The Holy Spirit pours into our hearts all that Jesus has done.

  • 5th Sunday of Easter: Abide in me, and you will bear fruit.

    Cling to Christ, and so bear the good, enduring fruit of charity.

  • 4th Sunday of Easter: Jesus the Good Shepherd

    Why We Need Docility before Jesus the Good Shepherd.

  • 3rd Sunday of Easter: Jesus demonstrates his Resurrection and explains its meaning

    "He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures."

  • 2nd Sunday of Easter: Mercy Sunday

    To the disciples, Jesus' resurrection seemed too good to be true.

  • Easter Sunday: The Threefold Birth of the Son of God

    God will transform our humanity into the pattern of Jesus' glorious new humanity.

  • Palm Sunday: Jesus openly comes as king, but how mysterious his rule!

    Jesus' kingly weapon is love, his capitol, the human heart.

  • 4th Sun. Lent (Yr A): Healing of the Man Born Blind a figure of Our Coming to Faith

    As the eye beholds physical light, so faith beholds the divine light.

  • 3rd Sun. Lent (Yr A): Woman at the Well - Jesus thirsts to quench our thirst

    Drink from the One who alone can quench our deepest thirst.

  • 2nd Sun. Lent: the Transfiguration - don't be scandalized by the Cross!

    The Father's Voice a Strength Before the Scandal of the Cross.

  • 1st Sun. Lent: Jesus' Temptation & First Preaching - Reversing the Fall Through Trust and Obedience

    Jesus' Trusting Obedience opens to us Repentance and Faith

  • 7th Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus' Healing of the Paralytic a Sign of our Salvation

    The Divine Logic of the Miracle Significant for us still Today

  • 6th Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus Heals a Leper - Compassion Meets Confession

    The Pure One Imparting His Own Purity

  • 5th Sun. Ord. Time: Healings in Capernaum - a Help to Us?

    What can we expect of Jesus today?

  • 4th Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus' Teaching with Authority in the Synagogue at Capernaum

    Amazement and Hostility at Jesus' Teaching, Then and Now

  • Conversion of St. Paul: Jesus is Lord and Alive in Christians

    God's Revelation to Saul: I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.

  • 2nd Sun. Ord. Time: John 1:35-42 - 2 Ways God Calls Us

    God calls us from the outside and from the inside.

  • Baptism of the Lord: A Means of Divine Exchange

    Jesus makes baptism a means of exchange with us.

  • Epiphany: Both a Marvel and a Warning

    Whom do we most resemble: the magi or the scholars of the law?

  • Feast of the Holy Family

    Building Family Life on God

  • Christmas Day

    God becomes man on earth, that man might be divine in Heaven.

  • 2nd Sunday of Advent: John the Baptist Announcing Jesus

    Prepare the way of the Lord - in your heart!

  • 1st Sunday of Advent: The Parable of the Master's Return

    A Message from the Other Side of Death?

  • 33rd Sun. Ord. Time: The Parable of the Talents

    Making Use of the Means of Grace and Growth that God Gives

  • Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran

    You are the Temple of the Living God!

  • All Souls Day

    Jesus both warns and consoles us concerning death

  • 30th Sun. Ord. Time: The Greatest Commandment, with Card. Maida Letter

    The Two Greatest and Inseparable Commandments

  • 29th Sun. Ord. Time: Render to Caesar, Render to God

    Citizens of Heaven, Living as Citizens on Earth

  • 28th Sun. Ord. Time: The Parable of the Wedding Banquet

    How God Invites Us: An Open Way, and More Hidden Ways

  • 27th Sun. Ord. Time: The Parable of the Vineyard

    The Lord Seeks Fruit from Us: Application to Fifth Commandment and Embryonic Stem Cell Research

  • 26th Sun. Ord. Time: The Parable of the Two Sons

    Practice vs. Mere Profession: Application to Sixth Commandment

  • Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

    How Can the Cross be Triumphant for Jesus and for Us?

  • 23rd Sun. Ord Time: "If your brother sins against you..."

    Why we should desire correction

  • 22nd Sun. Ord Time: The Son of Man Must Suffer

    True life comes by "losing my life" in Christ.

  • 21st Sun. Ord Time: Peter's Confession

    Jesus' True Identity and its Implications for us

  • 15th Sun. Ord Time: Parable of the Sower

    The Power of God's Word, Received in the Soul

  • 14th Sun. Ord Time: Hidden from the Wise, Revealed to the Babes

    God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

  • 12th Sun. Ord Time: Don't Be Afraid!

    Jesus' Prescription for Fear

  • 12th Sun. Ord Time: Don't Be Afraid!

    Jesus' Prescription for Fear

  • 11th Sun. Ord Time: The Call of the 12 Apostles

    In calling and sending the Apostles, Jesus established the Church.

  • 9th Sun. Ord Time: Doing the Will of the Heavenly Father

    Will you let Him turn your life upside-down?

  • Feast of the Visitiation

    Entrustment to Our Lady

  • Corpus Christi: The Body and Blood of Christ

    Christ, truly present in His flesh and blood, unites us to God and one another.

  • Pentecost / First Mass of Fr. Lee Acervo

    The Holy Spirit: Gift of God, Inserting us into the Divine Giving

  • Pentecost Vigil: The Law Written on our Hearts

    The Newness of the New Covenant: the Life of Grace

  • The Ascension:

    The Meaning of Jesus' Ascension: for Him and for Us.

  • 5th Sun. Easter: Do not let your hearts be troubled.

    Why Jesus says, "Do not be afraid; believe in Me."

  • 4th Sun. Easter: Jesus the Good Shepherd

    Jesus the one shepherd speaks to His shepherds and flock.

  • 3rd Sun. Easter: The Road to Emmaus

    We had hoped that he would be the one...

  • Easter Sunday

    Jesus' Resurrection the Sign that God has come in search of you

  • Good Friday (2007)

    Jesus' Death: an Atonement, a Healing, for You

  • 4th Sun. Lent: The Healing of the Man Blind from Birth

    Faith as a New Kind of Seeing, in the Light of Christ

  • 3rd Tues. of Lent: The Unforgiving Steward

    A Key to Forgiveness: Knowing How Much We've Been Forgiven

  • 4th Sun. Ord. Time: The Beatitudes

    The Way to True Happiness

  • 2nd Sun. Ord. Time: John the Baptist Speaks of Jesus

    Jesus: Lamb of God & He Who Baptizes with the Holy Spirit

  • Psalm 139: God's Searching Knowledge of Us

    God's Knowledge of Us: Comfort and Way to Self-Knowledge.

  • The Baptism of the Lord

    Jesus' Baptism foreshadows the Paschal Mystery and fills Christian Baptism with power.

  • Epiphany: The Magi Follow the Star and Find Jesus

    Understanding God's Manifestation, Believing, and Being Converted

  • Christmas Day: In the Beginning was the Word, and the Word Became Flesh

    The Journey of the Son of God: An Exchange of Gifts

  • 4th Sun. Advent: Matthew's Account of the Birth of Jesus

    The Names Jesus (The Lord Saves) and Emmanuel (God with Us)

  • 2nd Sun. Advent: The Preaching of John the Baptist

    Jesus Christ Our Hope, Now and Forever

  • Solemnity of Christ the King

    Who is Jesus Christ? What Does this Mean for Me?

  • 32nd Sun. Ord. Time: On the Resurrection of the Dead

    To believe great things of God, and hope great things from Him

  • 31st Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus' Visitation to Zacchaeus

    Jesus says to Zacchaeus & us: "I must stay in your house today."

  • 29th Sun. Ord. Time: The Unjust Judge

    When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on earth?

  • 28th Sun. Ord. Time: The Ten Lepers

    Gratitude leads us from the gift to the Giver - the greatest gift.

  • 27th Week Ord. Time, Saturday: 'Blessed the Womb that Bore You'

    Our happiness will be found in obedience to God.

  • Happiness from God's Eternal Perspective

    Happiness from God's Eternal Perspective

  • 25th Sun. Ord. Time: The Dishonest Steward

    Spending a Trifle to Gain a Fortune

  • Feast of St. Matthew: Jesus' Call of Matthew

    The Kindness and Severity of Jesus

  • 23rd Sunday of Ord. Time: Discipleship: Jesus' Call & Our Response

    The Lordship of Christ among His Disciples

  • 4th Sunday of Easter: Jesus, the Good Shepherd

    Jesus the Good Shepherd Knows and Speaks to His Own

  • 2nd Week of Easter, Monday: Jesus & Nicodemus

    The Life of Jesus Risen in Us

  • 2nd Sunday of Easter: Mercy Sunday

    Jesus Offers the Disciples & Us His Mercy

  • Easter Sunday: Jesus' Resurrection the Foundation of our Faith

    What it means for us that Jesus has been raised from the dead

  • Good Friday: "I Thirst"

    I Thirst for You (given Good Friday 2006)

  • Tuesday of Holy Week: Judas' Sin the Recapitulation of Adam's

    Judas' Sin Crystallizes the Sin of Adam and All Sin

  • 6th Sunday of Lent: Palm Sunday

    Jesus Confronts the Leaders of Israel ? and Each of Us.

  • 5th Week of Lent, Saturday: Caiphus' Prophecy

    The Expediency of Caiphus vs. the Prudence of God. Recorded April 8, 2006.

  • 5th Sunday of Lent: The Woman Caught in Adultery

    The Church: Sinners Forgiven, and Called to Live a Heavenly Life

  • 4th Sunday of Lent: The Parable of the Prodigal Son

    The Younger Son, the Older Son, & the Father's "Prodigal" Mercy

  • 3rd Sunday of Lent: Repentance & the Parable of the Fig Tree

    God looks for repentance, that He may come to dwell in us.

  • 2nd Sunday Lent: The Transfiguration

    The divine life that transfigures Jesus' human body comes also to live in us

  • 1st Sunday Lent: The Temptation in the Desert

    The Existence of the Devil and Our Combat Against Him

  • 7th Sunday Ord. Time: Love of Enemies

    The love of enemies makes us true children of the heavenly Father

  • 2nd Sun. Lent: The Transfiguration

    Jesus' Visible Humanity Brings Us to the Invisible God

  • 6th Sunday Ord. Time: The Kingdom Within / Trust in Lord

    The True Riches of the Kingdom of God within Us

  • 5th Sunday Ord. Time: Doctrine - Obstacle or Doorway?

    How Faith in the Doctrine of Christ leads us to Christ Himself

  • 3rd Sunday Ord. Time: You are the Body of Christ

    Complementarity Within the Body of Christ

  • 2nd Sunday Ord. Time: Wedding at Cana

     The Wedding of Cana as a Sign in the Life of Our Lord

  • 28th Sun. Ord. Time: The Problem with Riches

    The Heavenly Investment Principle

  • 27th Sun. Ord. Time: And the two shall become one flesh.

    Marriage a Preparation for Heaven.

  • 24th Sun. Ord. Time: Jesus, the Messiah who must suffer

    You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do.

  • 16th Sun Ord. Time: He began to teach them many things

    Christ's compassion and teaching reveals our need for his teaching.

  • 15th Sun Ord. Time: First Sending of the Apostles

    Christ's Message Not Separated from Message of His Body

  • 13th Sun Ord. Time: Healing of Woman with Hemorrhage

    The Movement Toward Personal and Saving Faith.

  • Yr B, 5th Sund. Lent: Jesus' Hour of Glory

    Jesus' obedience reverses the disobedience of Adam, and draws us into His own obedience.

  • 4th Sun. Lent: For God so loved the world

    Draw near to Christ, the remedy for our healing.

  • 3rd Sunday of Advent (2005): John the Baptist's Testimony to Jesus

    Why must John point to a light already present before their eyes?

  • 34th Sun. Ord. Time: Feast of Christ the King

    He will come to judge the living and the dead

  • 22nd Sun. Ord Time (2005): Do not be conformed to this world

    Conformed to Christ rather than to this World