Browsing the May 2024 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost May 19, 2024

Posted by marguerite noga on 5/20/24

   Saying Yes to God’s Gifts

High on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful city of Santa Barbara there lived a wise old many whom people considered a sage. Legend has it that he could answer any question posed to him.


Two local boys decided they could deceive the ... Read More »

Homily for the Seventh Sunday of Easter May 12, 2024

Posted by marguerite noga on 5/13/24

  The Power of Love Can Overcome the Poison of   Hate


A farmer once took two stubborn mules and tied them together by a 20-foot rope. Two bales of hay lay on the ground, one at either end of the field. The animals kept straining and tugging against ... Read More »

Homily for the Sixth Sunday of Easter May 5, 2024

Posted by marguerite noga on 5/06/24

   Love in the Twenty-First Century

There is a refrain that appears and reappears throughout today’s readings: the call to love one another. We are to love each other in the same way that Jesus loves us. Love makes us one with Jesus and the Father, and keeping the ... Read More »