Homilies from April 2014

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Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus

One day, three men were walking along and came upon a raging, violent river. They needed to get across to the other side, but had no idea how to do it. The first man prayed to God, “Please, God, give me the strength to cross this river.” Poof! God gave the man big arms and […]

Good Friday

Remember that the Gospel according to John was written much later than the other three Gospels, at least 30 years after the Gospel according to Mark, which was the first one written around 60 AD. During that 30 years, the Church, the community of faith centered in Jesus and worshiping Jesus had time to reflect […]

Hailing Jesus as King Who Reigned from a Cross

Today is Palm Sunday. It supposed to be a day of celebration and praise. We have our palms in our hands as the people did along the road leading into Jerusalem. We echo them in their shouts of praise. Like them, we begin to realize that Jesus is presenting Himself as Messiah, not on a […]

Lord, Make Me a Blessing to Others Today

Jesus once said, “Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man,” (meaning He, Jesus), “has nowhere to lay His head.” What Jesus meant by this was that He had no home to return to after His travels. In that sense, our Lord was homeless. However, Jesus did […]