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Browsing the August 2022 archive of Father's Homilies

Browsing the August 2022 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for the Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time August 21, 2022

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/22/22

  Choosing the Narrow Door

A student once asked a successful businessman what was the secret of his success. He replied that his approach could be summarized in three words: “and then some.” He said, “Early in life I learned that the difference between average people and the truly ... Read More »

Homily for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 7, 2022

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/08/22

     Life: it takes courageous faith!

A rabbi friend told me a story…It relates to the Old Testament tradition about the Exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt. You have the huge crowd of Hebrew people with Moses in the lead. Behind them, the Pharaoh’s army is in ... Read More »

Homily for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 31, 2022

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/01/22

  Unclogging the arteries of the conscience

I love historical biographies because they make history more personal; they bring history to life. Let me share one of my favorite stories about a US president. Many years ago, it was a bitterly cold night in northern Virginia. An old man’s ... Read More »