Monthly Archives: July 2016

Homily: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Readings of the Day It was the end of a long journey, but they got the prize. Indiana Jones had found the Holy Grail after navigating several obstacles, meeting the Guardian of the Grail, and choosing the right one wisely from the many possibilities. He was able to get to his wounded father in time […]

Homily: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Readings of the Day He was a kid with a dream. As the holiday season approached, he knew just want he wanted for Christmas: a Red Ryder BB gun. Ralphie was set on his dream no matter what anyone else told him, and everyone from Santa to his Teacher to his Mother told him the […]

Homily: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Readings of the Day He was a hard working man, a good man of business. For years, he and his partner prospered, and their work ethic was impeccable. He was frugal; he didn’t go in for creature comforts, didn’t overheat his office or home in the winter, and probably didn’t worry too much about the […]

Homily: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Readings of the Day They were a beaten army in April, 1865. Waiting while the commanders negotiated surrender, they didn’t know what their future was going to be. The army that surrounded them had hunted them for days, even years; who knows what mercies this group of adversaries would show them? These were men ready […]

Homily: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Readings of the Day It was a magnificent celebration, with legions of warriors turning out in full dress uniforms to honor three brave souls who accomplished the impossible. Full of pageantry and grand unforgettable music, the honor paid to the heroes was clear, even Princess Leia changed her hair style for the occasion. Yet in […]