Homilies

In today’s feast of the Ascension, Jesus makes his permanent home in heaven.  As his followers, we are also destined to make heaven our final home.  However, the world in…
This is Jesus’s Farewell Discourse. This passage, set in John’s story just after Jesus washes the disciples, feet and dismisses Judas Iscariot. Judas (not Iscariot) has asked Jesus why he…

May 19, 2019
Love As I Loved You In the English language, there’s only one word for “love”.  This can be problematic because that word gets used to describe one’s positive feelings about…
In this week’s Gospel, the Risen Christ invites Peter and the other disciples to have breakfast with him, cooked on a charcoal fire on the beach. For many of us,…
Today, I want to talk to you about someone in the Bible who missed Easter. Missing Easter is not about missing a church service; it is about missing a personal…