Browsing the December 2021 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for Christmas Day 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 12/31/21

The darkness didn’t overcome the light

A man built a prosperous business through hard work and honest dealings. As he advanced in age, he felt concerned about the future of his enterprise because he had no children or close relatives, except for three nephews.


One day he summoned ... Read More »

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent December 19, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 12/20/21

Remember the Gift of Christmas

I’d like to begin today’s reflection with a story… I read somewhere that both the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea are formed by the same water supply. It flows down, cool and clear from Mount Hermon. The Sea of Galilee is gorgeous ... Read More »

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent December 12, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 12/13/21

Can we still find joy?

Today we light the pink candle on our Advent Wreath, a candle different from the others and standing for joy. Back in the old days when preparation for Christmas had a strong spiritual dimension, and included doing some penance and fasting, this Third Sunday ... Read More »

Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent December 5, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 12/06/21

Year of the Eucharist: What are we hungry for?


One day a woman was walking through a beautiful meadow, meditating on nature. While strolling about, she came upon a field of golden pumpkins. In the corner of the field stood a majestic, huge oak tree.


She sat ... Read More »