Browsing the September 2022 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time September 18, 2022

Posted by marguerite noga on 9/20/22

  Putting God First

In 1912, Henry Ford visited Ireland, the home of his ancestors. The story goes that, while he was staying in Cork, a couple of trustees of the local hospital paid him a call. “Mr. Ford, we’re building a hospital here in Cork. We think it ... Read More »

Homily for the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time September 4, 2022

Posted by marguerite noga on 9/06/22

  Following Jesus and renouncing our possessions

This gospel is pretty harsh sounding and dramatic, isn’t it. Can you imagine, Jesus asking that we renounce all our possessions? Can you imagine doing that! A demanding challenge such as this is best handled indirectly. And so…let me share some stories…


One day an Indian boy found a large pearl that he thought to be priceless. Now he knew his worries were over. He would never have to work again in his ... Read More »