Browsing the 2020 archive of Fr. Daniel's Sunday Homilies

18th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 8/02/20

There is a church in the Holy Land built next to the site where the miracle of the multiplication of loaves was believed to have taken place.  It’s a fairly simple church, but with these wonderful mosaic floors.  And on the floor right underneath the altar there is a ... Read More »

17th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 7/27/20

I want you to consider for a moment, for who or for what do you put in most of your time and energy.  What do you most seek to obtain or to hold onto?

Life, wealth, family, learning, security, a hobby?

Now, out of all those things, what is ... Read More »

16th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 7/19/20

Jesus shows through these parables that the Kingdom of God consists of growing and becoming fruitful and bountiful, where even the smallest seeds of faith grow to be great in the love of God and others.  The source of that growth is our relationship with Jesus Christ and his ... Read More »

15th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 7/12/20

Can you hear me?  Its good that you can hear.  Can you listen?  And if you can listen, what are you listening to?

Often people say there’s nothing but bad news.  Well, let me tell you some good news.  And if you can hear me, I want you to ... Read More »

14th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 7/07/20

Meekness has this connotation of being a pushover or helpless, to do nothing, but that is false.  Quite the opposite.  Meekness is actual the strength of calmness and self-control, to do something good and properly.  It means to have your emotions on an even keel, if your will, to ... Read More »

13th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 6/29/20

You are baptized into Christ, to live in newness of life.  Meaning to be dead to sin, and living for God.  You who are baptized share in the ministry of prophet, one who speaks for God, who speaks God’s messages.  In other words, a prophet speaks the truth about ... Read More »

12th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 6/21/20

There is much going on today that has made it easy for us to fear and worry.  The pandemic, protests, riots, injustices, and perhaps overall a sense of loss, a loss of the previously stable day to day living. And anything else that might go awry seems magnified.  But ... Read More »

Trinity Sunday 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 6/08/20

The Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  Three distinct persons, yet truly one. We begin all of our prayers invoking them.  We baptize in their name  Neither exist without the other, and all exist eternally. 

Perhaps you’ve heard the expression, “God is love”.  The most genuine form of ... Read More »

5th Sunday Easter year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 5/11/20

“Do not let your hearts be troubled.  You have faith in God.  Have faith also in me.”  Our hearts have very much been troubled this days, the past few months, and who knows how long into the future.  But Jesus says for hearts to not be troubled.  To trust ... Read More »

4th Sunday Easter year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 5/08/20

In today's gospel, we are told that we are the sheep, and Jesus is the shepherd.  But when you think about, being compared to sheep isn’t exactly an endearing thought.  Sheep are not the most intelligent of animals, they have a tendency wander off on their own, they don’t ... Read More »