Browsing Fr. Daniel's Sunday Homilies
Posted by Church Staff on 8/16/20
Everything up to the time of Jesus, the notion of salvation was that it was going to be for the Jews, a specific chosen people. Yet, during the age of prophets, there was a sense that the Kingdom of God would encompass the whole world, that people of every ... Read More »
Posted by Church Staff on 8/09/20
I am continually fascinated by Peter in the gospels. Here is a man who at first seems to understand who Jesus is and what he can do, but then goes on to second guess himself and doubt. In today’s gospel for example, he sees Jesus on the water, and ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »