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Browsing the January 2021 archive of Father's Homilies

Browsing the January 2021 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for January 24, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/25/21

  Called to an Authentic Life

Homily for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 24, 2021

In today’s gospel passage Jesus begins his public ministry as an evangelist, announcing the gospel, or good news. He states the theme, the foundation for all he will teach and all he ... Read More »

Homily for January 17, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/19/21

  The Power of Example

Homily for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 17, 2021

In what has become a classic in a very short time, the Disney film Frozen focuses on two sisters, Elsa and Anna, when they are young children. Elsa is sound asleep when her ... Read More »

Homily for January 10, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/11/21

   Baptism in Christ, Baptism into Community

Homily for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

January 10, 2021

A story is told about a young boy, Johnny, who cried all the way home after the baptism of his baby brother. When asked what was wrong, Johnny replied, ... Read More »

Homily for Epiphany January 3, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/04/21

   Embracing Our Common Humanity

Homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany

January 3. 2020

To understand today’s celebration, I want to begin with one of my favorite baseball stories. In 1947 Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues. The Brooklyn Dodger’s owner, Branch Rickey, ... Read More »

Homily for January 1, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/04/21

  Finding Sanctuary in Prayer

Homily for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

January 1, 2021

The story is told of a place far out into the Arabian Desert, so far out that very few people have even heard of it. There, in the middle of nowhere, stands ... Read More »