Homilies

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.

Homilies

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.

Homilies

Simeon’s Bucket List

Simeon’s Bucket List

Simeon had a bucket list, and there was only one thing on it.

Homilies

Covid Christmas

Covid Christmas

Christmas has been difficult, disappointing, and dangerous from the beginning.

Homilies

Doubt and Something More

Doubt and Something More

Mary’s Annunciation gives us insights into our call as well.

Homilies

The Larger Vision

The Larger Vision

Jesus keeps stretching us to recognize our connection to the least among us.

Homilies

Comfort with a Condition

Comfort with a Condition

If we wish to be comforted, we must surrender to the Comforter.