Homilies for April 2020

Note: Most of these sample homilies, besides Palm Sunday, were written … [Continue Reading]

Super-essential Work amid COVID-19

Has anyone else been a bit taken aback in realizing that you are not … [Continue Reading]

The Form of the Liturgy

It is to be regretted that the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite, the … [Continue Reading]

The Book of Jonah

Of the twelve minor prophets, the book that has been consistently … [Continue Reading]

God the Father Revealed in “The Prodigal Son”

Traditionally the parable of The Prodigal Son has been one of the … [Continue Reading]

How Does God Forget All the Bad News?

Isn’t it fanciful to think that a prayer somehow wins graces for other … [Continue Reading]

Book Reviews – April 2020

Equality and Non-discrimination: Catholic Roots, Current … [Continue Reading]

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Homilies for April 2020

Note: Most of these sample homilies, besides Palm Sunday, were written before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue, and attendant changes to everyday and liturgical life, had emerged. You may want to reflect on how and whether to … continue reading..

Super-essential Work amid COVID-19

Has anyone else been a bit taken aback in realizing that you are not an “essential worker”? Of course, we Jesuits are supposed to pray for, and in fact are all in dire need of, humility. So perhaps this should be the Lenten lesson … continue reading..

The Form of the Liturgy

It is to be regretted that the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite, the form of the Latin Mass promulgated after the Second Vatican Council in 1970, has become a symbol of near-complete rejection of the Latin Catholic liturgical … continue reading..

The Book of Jonah

Of the twelve minor prophets, the book that has been consistently pondered and examined with much fascination is the Book of Jonah. This is attributed to its mythical imagery, which illustrates the prophet’s journey to the land of … continue reading..

God the Father Revealed in “The Prodigal Son”

Traditionally the parable of The Prodigal Son has been one of the greatest sources of hope for mankind, as Jesus provides us with a metaphor for His Father that stresses His forgiveness and mercy. We stray as the prodigal son … continue reading..

How Does God Forget All the Bad News?

Isn’t it fanciful to think that a prayer somehow wins graces for other people who we don’t know? The bygone era of offering up our day and the sufferings throughout the day, isn’t it an outdated devotion that surely has little meri … continue reading..

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Homilies for April 2020

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews – February 2020

Habits for a Healthy Marriage: A Handbook for Catholic Couples By Richard P. Fitzgibbons. Reviewed … more...

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The Catholic Gentleman: Living Authentic Manhood Today By Sam Guzman. Reviewed by Austin Barnes. … more...

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Super-essential Work amid COVID-19

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A Sacerdotal Summer

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Questions Answered

Questions Answered – March 2020

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Questions Answered – February 2020

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Questions Answered – January 2020

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