Browsing the May 2023 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for the Seventh Sunday of Easter May 21, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 5/22/23

  In the World, but not of the World

There’s a fable about a scrawny tiger cub that was abandoned by it mother shortly after birth, and was raised by a friendly herd of goats. All day, every day, the cub played with the goat kids, drank the nanny’s ... Read More »

Homily for the Sixth Sunday of Easter May 14, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 5/15/23

I will not leave you orphans

Every time I read a passage of Scripture, I find new insights. Parts of the text will jump out and demand my attention. In today’s Gospel, I was struck by Jesus’ promise, “I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.”


Some time ago the advice columnist Ann Landers was asked by a reporter, “What is the question that you are asked most frequently by your readers?” She answered that it was a very simple question: “What’s the matter with me? Why am I so ... Read More »

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Easter April 30, 2023

Posted by marguerite noga on 5/01/23

   Listening to the Voice of the Shepherd

One of my favorite parts of the newspaper is the comics section. While it is obviously true that we find humor there, I also enjoy finding the truth that is conveyed through the humor.


For example, many years ago, there ... Read More »