Browsing the April 2023 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter April 16, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 4/18/23

  By his wounds we are healed

Recently, as I’ve reflected on the Easter stories in the Bible, I’ve become focused on the wounds of Jesus. If Resurrection is supposed to be about healing, the overcoming of the limitations of this life, and the destruction of sin, suffering and ... Read More »

Homily for Easter—April 9, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 4/15/23

  Who Needs It? 

Pope Francis recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of his election as Pope. I came across an interview that was done by Italian Swiss Radio and Television. Let me share a couple of items from that interview.


Many people describe you as the Pope of ... Read More »

Homily for Holy Thursday—April 6, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 4/15/23

He Has No Body but Ours

In a speech to Roman university students and staff, Pope Francis noted:


The first time I went out to Saint Peter’s Square as Pope, I approached a group of young blind people. And one of them said to me, “Can I see ... Read More »

Homily for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion April 2, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 4/03/23

    Entrance by Donkey


I’d like to do something a little different today, and that is to reflect on the gospel we started with about Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem, clarifying some of its details.


For example, why did Jesus come riding in on a donkey? One ... Read More »