Fr. David M. Friel

About Fr. David M. Friel

Rev. David M. Friel, STL is a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, ordained in 2011. He is presently a doctoral candidate in liturgical theology at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He has published several articles on liturgy and aesthetics in Antiphon, Sacred Music, Adoremus Bulletin, and Homiletic & Pastoral Review.

Liturgical Lessons from the Pandemic

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in many parts of the world has demanded swift and comprehensive adjustments to the daily life of the Church. Disruptions in the way we celebrate the sacraments, offer catechesis, and perform the works of … [Read more...]

March 2013 Homilies

For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for March 2013 The Appearance of Christ to Mary Magdalene by Alexander Ivanov On Fire for the Lord Purpose: When the Lord of all life draws near, we are to bear fruit.  To flourish in his se … [Read more...]

Roman Missal 3.0: Updates Installed

As a revision, the Roman Missal 3.0 has, as its obvious intention, to be an improvement upon that which came before ... the highlights that follow will serve as fledgling insights into the treasures we have received. The last time I put … [Read more...]