Articles by: Fr. George Smiga

Homilies

Fruit and Fire

Fruit and Fire

The gospel is about fruit and fire. The fruit comes from us. The fire comes from God.

Homilies

Advent Waiting

Advent Waiting

Advent is about waiting, waiting for the good things which are to come. But not all waiting is the same.

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Heartbreak

Heartbreak

What can we do when pain and loss enter our lives? Although we cannot explain evil, we can negotiate its presence though acceptance and “throwing together.”

Homilies

It Is Never Too Late

It Is Never Too Late

Our salvation does not depend on our goodness—only on God’s goodness.

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The Good That Is Gone

The Good That Is Gone

When the things we take pride in are destroyed, it is then time to place our pride in God’s faithfulness.

Homilies

The Consistency of God

The Consistency of God

When you are tempted to doubt what will happen after death, look at what is happening before death.

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Zacchaeus Moments

Zacchaeus Moments

Zacchaeus moments are when we thought we were only going to observe but then discover that Jesus has something different in mind.

Homilies

The Ninety-Nine

The Ninety-Nine

The fact that God is searching for the one who is lost does not mean that God has forgotten those who are faithful.

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Air

Air

This is a new video on the Holy Spirit. God’s Spirit moves in us and through us–as close to us as the air we take in and breathe out.

Homilies

Why Do We Pray?

Why Do We Pray?

Every time we pray, we remember who we are and we grow more sensitive to God’s grace.

Homilies

A Serious Proposal

A Serious Proposal

Words and ideas can only bring us so far. It is only when we ground ourselves in God’s personal love for us, that we can find peace.

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Victory

Victory

“Victory” discusses the role of Jesus within the Christian tradition from the perspective of hope.