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

Homily for the 3rd Sunday in Lent (OF 03/07/21)

“..Our Lord knows everything about us, the good and the bad, and He loves us, He loves us as we are, in fact, He loves us so much that He won’t leave us, as we are, that’s why He comes to save us. He loves this woman in spite of her sins, not because of them but in spite of them, there is more to her than her sins….”

Scrutiny Year ‘A’ Gospel: John 4:5-42