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Browsing the May 2023 archive of Father's Homilies

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 »