Articles by: Fr. George Smiga

Homilies

Easter Hope

Easter Hope

Easter does not promise we will always be joyful. It promises we will always have reason to hope.

Homilies

God Can Change Us

God Can Change Us

We do not need better plans or more willpower. We need the new relationship which God will provide.

Homilies

Before the Commandments

Before the Commandments

As we try to follow God’s commands, it is important to appreciate the prior gifts that God has given us.

Homilies

Violence in God’s Name

Violence in God’s Name

Any act of coercive violence is rejected by God, even if it is proposed in God’s name.

Books

A New Book on Angels

A New Book on Angels

My new book is “Angels in the Bible.” It examines some of the Bible’s most fascinating passages about these ministers of God.

Homilies

Checkmate

Checkmate

When we feel that our future is lost, we stand as a leper before the Lord.

Homilies

A Prayer

A Prayer

If we are going to pray, we must speak to God what we think and how we feel. That can make things ugly.

Homilies

Exposing Demons

Exposing Demons

When we speak the truth, the demons around us emerge.

Homilies

A Standoff with God

A Standoff with God

We can find ourselves in a standoff with God about who deserves God’s love and mercy.

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The Call of Eli

The Call of Eli

God may be asking us to be the agent through whom another person recognizes God’s call.

Homilies

Violence at the Capital

Violence at the Capital

If we wish to be authentic to the life and message of Jesus, we must be non-violent people.

Homilies

Senseless Gifts

Senseless Gifts

Every experience that God gives us has a purpose, and in time that purpose will emerge.