Homily for Our Lord’s Supper Mass (OF 4/1/21)

“..As I often ask the second graders getting ready for First Holy Communion, why do we believe in the Eucharist? What I want to hear them say is ‘because Jesus said so!’ that’s it, not the Church, because Jesus said so. Jesus is Lord, He is the one that makes the sacraments, not the Church, the Church receives them, and celebrates them….”

Gospel: John 13:1-15

Homily for Palm Sunday (OF 03/28/21)

“….The question is for us, who am I going to be able to identify with this week, Peter, James and John, Simon the Cyrenian, Judas, the Blessed Mother… each day ponder on what Our Lord went through the suffering of the week, ponder on all the different characters, pick one…”

Gospel: Mark 14:1-15:47