Homilies for August 2019

For August 4, August 11, The Assumption, August 18, and August 25. 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 4, 2019   Readings: Ecc 1:2; 2:21–23 • Ps 90:3–6, 12–14, 17 • Col 3:1–5, 9–11 • Lk 12:13–21    usccb.org/bible/readin … [Read more...]

Homilies for July 2019

For July 7, July 14, July 21, and July 28. 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 7, 2019   Readings: Is 66:10–14c • Ps 66:1–7, 16, 20 • Gal 6:14–18 • Lk 10:1–12, 17–20 (or Lk 10:1–9)   usccb.org/bible/readings/070719.cfm Every year bef … [Read more...]

Homilies for June 2019

June 2 (7th Sunday or Ascension), Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Corpus Christi, and June 30. Ascension, or Sunday in Easter – June 2, 2019 Seventh Sunday of Easter    Readings: Acts 7:55–60 • Ps 97:1–2, 6–7, 9 • Rev 22:12–14, 16–17, 20 • J … [Read more...]

Homilies for May 2019

For May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, and May 30 (Ascension). Third Sunday of Easter – May 5, 2019    Readings: Acts 5:27–32, 40b–41 • Ps 30:2, 4–6, 11–13 • Rev 5:11–14 • Jn 21:1–19 (or Jn 21:1–14)    usccb.org/bible/readings/ … [Read more...]

Homilies for April 2019

For Apr. 7, Apr. 14 (Palm, or Passion), Easter (day), and Apr. 28 (Divine Mercy). Fifth Sunday of Lent – April 7, 2019    Readings: Is 43:16–21 • Ps 126:1–6 • 2 Phil 3:8–14 • Jn 8:1–11    uscc … [Read more...]

Homilies for March 2019

For Mar. 3, Mar. 10, Mar. 17, Mar. 24, and Mar. 31. 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time – March 3, 2019    Readings: Sir 27:4–7 • Ps 92:2–3, 13–16 • 1 Cor 15:54–58 • Lk 6:39–45    usccb.org/bible/readings/030319.cfm The Discipline of the Disci … [Read more...]

Homilies for February 2019

For Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, and Feb. 24. 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Feb. 3, 2019    Readings: Jer 1:4–5, 17–19 • Ps 71:1–6, 15–17 • 1 Cor 12:31—13:13 (or 1 Cor 13:4–13) • Lk 4:21–30    usccb.org/bible/readings/020319.cfm In Luke … [Read more...]

Homilies for January 2019

For Jan. 1, Jan. 6, Jan. 13, Jan. 20, and Jan. 27. Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God – Jan. 1, 2019    Readings: Nm 6:22–27 • Ps 67:2–3, 5–6, 8 • Gal 4:4–7 • Lk 2:16–21    usccb.org/bible/readings/010119.cfm Spiritual Resolutions for … [Read more...]

Homilies for December 2018

For Dec. 2, Immaculate Conception, Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 23, Christmas, and Dec. 30. 1st Sunday of Advent – Dec. 2, 2018    Readings: Jer 33:14–16 • Ps 25:4–5, 8–10, 14 • 1 Thes 3:12–4:2 • Lk 21:25–28, 34–36    usccb.org/bible/reading … [Read more...]

Homilies for November 2018

For Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Nov. 18, and Nov. 25. 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time – November 4, 2018    Readings: Dt 6:2-6 • Ps 18:2–4, 47, 51 • Heb 7:23–28 • Mk 12:28b–34    usccb.org/bible/readings/110418.cfm Our first reading from Deuterono … [Read more...]

Homilies for October 2018

For Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, and Oct. 28. 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 7, 2018   Readings: Gn 2:18–24 • Ps 128:1–6 • Heb 2:9–11 • Mk 10:2–16, or 2–12   usccb.org/bible/readings/100718.cfm I’ve always been rather put off by … [Read more...]

Homilies for September 2018

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B—September 2, 2018 Readings: Ex 16:2-4, 12-15; Ps 78:3-4, 23-24, 25, 54; Eph 4:17, 20-24; Jn 6:24-35 http://usccb.org/bible/readings/080518.cfm The Apostle James writes in his epistle: “Be do … [Read more...]

Homilies for August 2018

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time—August 5, 2018   Readings:  Ex 16:2-4, 12-15; Ps 78:3-4, 23-24, 25, 54; Eph 4:17, 20-24; Jn 6:24-35 http://usccb.org/bible/readings/080518.cfm   This week we find ourselves continuing our journey thro … [Read more...]

Homilies for July 2018

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time—July 1, 2018 Readings: Wis 1:13-15; 2:23-24 ● 2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15 ● Mk 5:21-43  http://usccb.org/bible/readings/070118.cfm The gracious act of Christ, emptying himself for us. In the liturgy today, we are g … [Read more...]

Homilies for June 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ—June 3, 2018 Readings: http://usccb.org/bible/readings/060318.cfm EX 24:3-8; PS 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18; HEB 9:11-15; MK 14:12-16, 22-26 I was very close to my grandparents, and w … [Read more...]