Homilies for August 2021

For August 1, August 8, August 15 (the Solemnity of the Assumption), … [Continue Reading]

The Final Battle: Marriage and Family

One: Mary-with-Joseph is the Terror of Demons In 1917, in the month … [Continue Reading]

Called to the Reverent Stillness at Mass

Why as Catholics should we keep silence when we go to Mass? Because … [Continue Reading]

Contradiction: On Libertarianism and LGBTQ Orthodoxy

On February 23, Blaise Cardinal Cupich reiterated an objection to the … [Continue Reading]

Eucharistic Coherence and Liturgical Parables

Who should or should not receive the Eucharist? Should anyone be … [Continue Reading]

Images of God’s Temple in Salvation History

Four thousand years ago God promised Abraham that through his seed all … [Continue Reading]

Questions Answered – July 2021

Why Jesus Is Called the “New Adam” Question: I am a bit troubled by so … [Continue Reading]

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Homilies for August 2021

For August 1, August 8, August 15 (the Solemnity of the Assumption), August 22, and August 29 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 1, 2021 Readings: Ex 16:2–4, 12–15 • Ps 78:3–4, 23–24, 25, 54 • Eph 4:17, 20–24 • Jn 6:24 … continue reading..

The Final Battle: Marriage and Family

One: Mary-with-Joseph is the Terror of Demons In 1917, in the month of May, when special devotions to Mary are observed, our Blessed Mother appeared to three small children in Fatima, Portugal. She spoke to them and promised she … continue reading..

Called to the Reverent Stillness at Mass

Why as Catholics should we keep silence when we go to Mass? Because the King of Kings, the Lord of Hosts, Who is God Almighty, is present, truly present with us. We are entering into a “sacred space” set aside for prayer and wor … continue reading..

Contradiction: On Libertarianism and LGBTQ Orthodoxy

On February 23, Blaise Cardinal Cupich reiterated an objection to the hijacking of Catholic teaching by libertarian ideology. He was reflecting on how libertarianism impedes Catholics receiving Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ … continue reading..

Eucharistic Coherence and Liturgical Parables

Who should or should not receive the Eucharist? Should anyone be denied the Eucharist? These questions have generated much controversy in recent weeks as the USCCB has debated drafting a document on this topic. The controversy … continue reading..

Images of God’s Temple in Salvation History

Four thousand years ago God promised Abraham that through his seed all the nations of the earth would be blessed. Implicitly this promise guaranteed a redeeming sacrifice for all mankind. In a reply to his son, Isaac, Abraham had … continue reading..

Questions Answered – July 2021

Why Jesus Is Called the “New Adam” Question: I am a bit troubled by so many people calling Jesus the new Adam. I think to do so gives the Jehovah’s Witnesses an advantage they can easily take, that is to prove Jesus is a creature … continue reading..

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Homilies for August 2021

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Super-essential Work amid COVID-19

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