Browsing Fr. Daniel's Sunday Homilies

3rd Sunday Easter year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 4/29/20

Asking questions you already know the answer to.  Sometimes I do it to get a conversation going, or the desire to lead into what I really want.

Jesus playing dumb with these disciples.  He knows what their talking about, he knows that they are confused and downcast.  So he’s ... Read More »

2nd Sunday Easter year A 2020 (Divine Mercy)

Posted by Church Staff on 4/22/20

Today is Divine Mercy Sunday, which we focus on the mercy and forgiveness that Jesus has won for us through his death and resurrection.  After the Resurrection, Jesus is fully restored, his body raised and glorified.  However, what remains are the scars on his hands, feet and side.  Jesus ... Read More »

Easter Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 4/14/20

Easter year A 2020

Today is Easter Sunday.  The day in which we rejoice and be glad.  Jesus Christ is raised from the dead.  Sin and death destroyed.  But in a time like this, do we still rejoice.  Absolutely YES!

Jesus has overcome sin and death.  Jesus has overcome ... Read More »

5th Sunday Lent, year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 3/30/20

5th Sunday Lent year A 2020

This past Friday, Pope Francis gave an address, for an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing, to the city and the world.  He did this outside the entrance of St. Peter’s.  Normally, there are crowds of people who are present to observe and listen, ... Read More »

4th Sunday Lent year A 2020

Posted by Church Staff on 3/21/20

4th Sunday Lent year A 2020

Our scripture readings for this Sunday focus on the theme of light.  Namely, that Jesus Christ is the light that has come into the world, the light that dispels darkness.  Now that we have officially entered springtime, the light of day will continue ... Read More »

March 15... 3rd Sunday Lent year A 2020

Posted by Denise Henry on 3/19/20

Right now, we have this stupid virus going around.  It has disrupted us; it has made us worrisome.  There’s a lot of uncertainty going forward.  In this season of Lent, we are always asked to make sacrifices, usually of our own choosing.  But now certain sacrifices have been placed ... Read More »

March 8th... 2nd Sunday Lent year A 2020

Posted by Denise Henry on 3/19/20

Who do we listen to?  I’m the parent.  I’m the teacher.  I’m the boss.  I’m the priest.  I’m smarter.  I’m stronger.  Listen to me because that person says so.

What is God’s reasoning?  “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am welled pleased.  Listen to Him.”  God is ... Read More »

March 1st... 1st Sunday Lent year A 2020

Posted by Denise Henry on 3/19/20

In today’s readings, we see the actions and the results of the devil at work.  Often, he uses our desires against us, twisting them in a way that makes us lose trust in God.

Before the fall, our use of reason kept our desires and passions in control, used ... Read More »

Feb. 23rd... 7th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Denise Henry on 3/19/20

Whenever this gospel or teaching comes up, I continue to maintain that this is the most challenging of all Jesus’ teachings.  More challenging than his teachings of the Eucharist, on marriage and divorce.  Love of enemies, love towards all.  Jesus is right.  Its easy, and quite normal, to love ... Read More »

Feb 16th 6th Sunday year A 2020

Posted by Denise Henry on 3/19/20

            Once as a kid, my family, along with other aunts, uncles and cousins, went ice-skating.  During it, I asked my dad for money to buy food at the concession stand.  He said he wouldn’t buy food when we had plenty of food at home.  I interpreted this as ... Read More »