Articles by: Fr. George Smiga

Bible Study

Three Talks on the Parables of Jesus

Three Talks on the Parables of Jesus

Join me for three lectures exploring new ways to understand some of Jesus’ most profound parables.

Homilies

Riding Third Class

Riding Third Class

No follower of Christ can say that the need of another is no concern of mine.

Homilies

You Cannot Have It All

You Cannot Have It All

The problem of the rich man who runs up to Jesus is not one of money. It’s about making choices.

Homilies

Loving Irritating People

Loving Irritating People

Irritating people keep disrupting our lives, but Jesus expects us to love them.

Homilies

Stopping for the Least

Stopping for the Least

By embracing a vulnerable child, Jesus tells us that we are expected to care for the least among us.

Homilies

Do What You Love

Do What You Love

Work can be good, even if it is difficult.

Homilies

The Power of the Eucharist

The Power of the Eucharist

The power of the Eucharist can shape our past, our present, and our future.

Homilies

Judging With Compassion

Judging With Compassion

Before Jesus decides whether he is going to help someone, he first has compassion on those who are in need.

Homilies

Waiting for the Call

Waiting for the Call

Sending is what God does to God’s daughters and sons. God makes us. God saves us. God sends us.

Homilies

Living Multiple Ascensions

Living Multiple Ascensions

There is more than one ascension. We are able to identify multiple, smaller ascensions in our lives.

Homilies

Jesus’ Commandment

Jesus’ Commandment

Loving others in general is a noble and beautiful ideal. But loving particular people can be a challenge.

Homilies

Holding Fast to One Another

Holding Fast to One Another

Jesus is asking us to forgive others and then to hold them fast. We are to do this communally, as a Church.