Month: March 2013

St. Mary of Magdala
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Easter – “The 3 S’s: The Salvation of the Risen Christ” – 2013 Homily

  Gospel John 20:1-9 It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, when Mary of Magdala came to the tomb. She saw that the stone had been moved away from the tomb and came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one […]

Good Friday Homily – “The 3 S’s: The Sacrifice of the Cross”
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Good Friday Homily – “The 3 S’s: The Sacrifice of the Cross”

  Gospel The Passion According to St. John Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kedron valley. There was a garden there, and he went into it with his disciples. Judas the traitor knew the place well, since Jesus had often met his disciples there, and he brought the […]

“We Follow a Crucified King” – Palm Sunday Homily 2013
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“We Follow a Crucified King” – Palm Sunday Homily 2013

  Gospel Luke 19:28-40 Blessings on him who comes in the name of the Lord. Jesus went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. Now when he was near Bethphage and Bethany, close by the Mount of Olives as it is called, he sent two of the disciples, telling them, ‘Go […]

Pope Francis’ First Angelus Message
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Pope Francis’ First Angelus Message

Hundreds of Thousands Gather in St. Peter’s Square for Francis’ 1st Angelus Address… Pontiff Calls on Faithful to Never Tire of Asking God’s Forgiveness  By Junno Arocho Esteves  VATICAN CITY, March 18, 2013 (Zenit.org) – An estimated 300,000 flocked to St. Peter’s Square to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis […]

How to go to Confession?
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How to go to Confession?

Celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation “Peoples of the entire world need to hear these words.  Their conscience needs to grow in the certainty that Someone exists who holds in His Hands the destiny of this passing world…And this Someone is Love—Love that became Man, Love crucified and risen, Love unceasingly […]

“Sin, Sin, everywhere a sin…Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sin…” Homily – 5th Sunday Lent
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“Sin, Sin, everywhere a sin…Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sin…” Homily – 5th Sunday Lent

  Gospel John 8:1-11 Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. At daybreak he appeared in the Temple again; and as all the people came to him, he sat down and began to teach them.   The scribes and Pharisees brought a woman along who had been caught committing adultery; and […]

Lent – “What the Fig?!” – 3rd Sunday
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Lent – “What the Fig?!” – 3rd Sunday

Gospel Luke 13:1-9  Some people arrived and told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with that of their sacrifices. At this he said to them, ‘Do you suppose these Galileans who suffered like that were greater sinners than any other Galileans? They were not, I tell you. […]