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Browsing the November 2023 archive of Father's Homilies

Browsing the November 2023 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time November 19, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 11/20/23

  Using Our Gifts with a Song in Our Hearts

Three neighborhood boys, Salvator, Julio and Antonio, lived and played in Cremona, Italy, around the mid-1600s. Salvator had a beautiful tenor voice and Julio played the violin in accompaniment as they strolled the piazzas. Antonio also liked music and ... Read More »

Homily for the Thirty-First Sunday of the Year November 12, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 11/13/23

Making Sure Our Lamps Don’t Go Out

 

I came across an intriguing story told by a monk who lived many hundreds of years ago:

 

A middle-aged woman went to a distant monastery for her first weekend retreat in many years. When she arrived at the guest house ... Read More »

Homily for the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time November 5, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 11/06/23

   A Sermon Walking

 

I have two stories today to help us reflect on today’s Gospel reading…

 

One afternoon in 1953, reporters and officials gathered at a Chicago railroad station to await the arrival of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner. He stepped off the train—a giant ... Read More »