Browsing Father's Homilies

Homily for the Third Sunday of Lent March 7, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 3/15/21

   Fly Like an Eagle!

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 14, 2021

 

As we continue our walk with St. Joseph during this Lenten Season, let us begin with a verse from today’s Gospel: “Whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works ... Read More »

Homily for the Third Sunday of Lent March 7, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 3/10/21

   No Matter What, I Know You’ll Be There for Me

Homily for the Third Sunday of Lent

March 7, 2021

Continuing our Lenten journey in light of Pope Francis’ document declaring this a Year of St. Joseph, we begin with the Scripture: “You shall not have other gods ... Read More »

Homily for February 28, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 3/01/21

      God Is For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?

Homily for the Second Sunday of Lent

February 28,2021

As we did last weekend, we are going to use Pope Francis’ document for the Year of St. Joseph to guide our reflection on this Second Sunday of Lent.

We begin with the text from our second reading, Paul’s letter to the Romans: “If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but handed him over for us all, how will he not also give us everything else along with ... Read More »

Homily for the First Sunday of Lent February 21, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 2/23/21

  St. Joseph: Model of Tender Love

Homily for the First Sunday of Lent

February 21, 2021

 

On the weekends of Lent, we are going to focus on one particular part of the readings, and then relate it to some aspect of Pope Francis’ teaching about St. Joseph—who, ... Read More »

Homily for Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 2/23/21

  Working with God, the Master Sculptor

Homily for Ash Wednesday

February 17, 2021

 

There is a story about two men, both Italian sculptors and contemporaries, named Donatello and Michelangelo. One day Donatello received delivery of a huge block of marble. After examining it carefully, Donatello rejected the ... Read More »

Homily for February 14, 2021`

Posted by marguerite noga on 2/16/21

       Touch Changes Everything

Homily for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 14, 2021

Today, we’re going to reflect on the importance of “touch” since in our Gospel reading Jesus heals a leper by touching him. To begin: do you remember the story of King Midas? ... Read More »

Homily for February 7, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 2/08/21

  Wounded Healers: the Mystery of Suffering

Homily for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 7, 2021

 

Today I want to focus on a very difficult subject, introduced by our first reading from the Book of Job, namely, why do innocent people have to suffer? Job started ... Read More »

Homily for January 24, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/25/21

  Called to an Authentic Life

Homily for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 24, 2021

In today’s gospel passage Jesus begins his public ministry as an evangelist, announcing the gospel, or good news. He states the theme, the foundation for all he will teach and all he ... Read More »

Homily for January 17, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/19/21

  The Power of Example

Homily for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 17, 2021

In what has become a classic in a very short time, the Disney film Frozen focuses on two sisters, Elsa and Anna, when they are young children. Elsa is sound asleep when her ... Read More »

Homily for January 10, 2021

Posted by marguerite noga on 1/11/21

   Baptism in Christ, Baptism into Community

Homily for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

January 10, 2021

A story is told about a young boy, Johnny, who cried all the way home after the baptism of his baby brother. When asked what was wrong, Johnny replied, ... Read More »