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Friday, October 24 - Homily: The Great Sacrifice of Mass

Friday, October 24 - Homily: The Great Sacrifice of Mass

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Fr. Elias on the large number of Catholics who do not go to Church and how this is a result of people not appreciating the importance of Mass as ...

Thursday, October 23 - Homily: How to Die in Peace and Joy

Thursday, October 23 - Homily: How to Die in Peace and Joy Watch

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Fr. Ignatius explains that we must be ready for death at any moment by living a life of virtue, in imitation of the saints who looked forward to ...

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent Watch

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Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter of Alcantara, a Franciscan, who lived a life of extraordinary penance.  He contrasts this spirit ...

Tuesday, October 21 - Homily: Fighting Hate with Grace

Tuesday, October 21 - Homily: Fighting Hate with Grace Watch

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Fr. Joachim on the life of Bl. Josephine Leroux, virgin and martyr during the French Revolution. She was condemned to death for the horrible ...

Monday, October 20 - Homily: From Death to Life

Monday, October 20 - Homily: From Death to Life Watch

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Through the riches of God's mercy, we have passed from death (mortal sin) to life (sanctifying grace).

Thursday,  October 16 - Homily: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Thursday, October 16 - Homily: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Watch

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May she teach us, and obtain for us the grace, to love the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus as we ought, as He deserves, and as He desires.

A Meditation on the Sacred Heart of Jesus: My Heart to Gods Heart

A Meditation on the Sacred Heart of Jesus: My Heart to Gods Heart Watch

Year of Faith

By Andrew M. Greenwell, Esq.

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, O burning furnace of divine Love, you are the symbol and summary of the whole mystery of our Redemption.  O mystery of ...

Wednesday, October 15 - Homily: St. Teresa of Avila

Wednesday, October 15 - Homily: St. Teresa of Avila Watch

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St. Teresa, Doctor of the Church, teaches us to pray and hope.

Tuesday, October 14 - Homily: Faith and Love v. Law

Tuesday, October 14 - Homily: Faith and Love v. Law Watch

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Based on the first reading from Paul, Fr. Joachim preaches on the need to be justified by faith and love rather than follow the minutia of the ...

The Wedding Invitation of Jesus: We are Called to Live the Nuptial Mystery

The Wedding Invitation of Jesus: We are Called to Live the Nuptial Mystery Watch

Year of Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

It is not accidental that the Bible, from beginning to the end, uses marriage as a metaphor and a symbol to reveal the plan of God for the whole ...

Friday, October 10 - Homily: St. Daniel & Companions

Friday, October 10 - Homily: St. Daniel & Companions Watch

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When love for neighbor reaches a heroic degree, one does all he can to bring souls to faith and baptism, even at the cost of great sacrifice.

Thursday, October 9 - Homily - Fr. Dominic: The Virtue of Obedience

Thursday, October 9 - Homily - Fr. Dominic: The Virtue of Obedience Watch

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In today's Gospel a woman publicly praises Jesus' mother and He seems to deflect it. Fr. Dominic explains this is not and instead praises her ...

Wednesday, October 8 - Homily: Repent and Believe

Wednesday, October 8 - Homily: Repent and Believe Watch

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Fr. Joachim on the importance of repentance as exemplified by Nineveh when the prophet Jonah preached to them. Our modern civilization needs to ...

Teach Us to Pray: The Our Father and Communion with God

Teach Us to Pray: The Our Father and Communion with God Watch

Year of Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

What Jesus is teaching is a  Way of Life. We can have the same relationship Jesus has with the Father, the intimate communion the disciples ...

Tuesday, October 7 - Homily: Our Lady of the Rosary

Tuesday, October 7 - Homily: Our Lady of the Rosary Watch

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The recitation of the Holy Rosary is recommended to the faithful and obligatory for seminarians and religious because it is such a powerful ...

Learning from Martha and Mary: Choosing the Better Part

Learning from Martha and Mary: Choosing the Better Part Watch

Year of Faith

By Fr. Roger J. Landry

To all of us in this frenetic era, who feel drawn-and-quartered by seemingly having to do so many things well at once, Jesus, with words shocking to ...

Monday, October 6 - Homily: 2nd Greatest Grace

Monday, October 6 - Homily: 2nd Greatest Grace Watch

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After baptism, the vocation to religious life is the greatest grace that the soul can receive. It is a grace with which the soul must promptly ...

We are Stewards of the Vineyard of the Lord

We are Stewards of the Vineyard of the Lord

Year of Faith

By Fr. Randy Sly

In our Gospel passage for today, Jesus parallels the prophetic words of Isaiah with his own words of warning. Obviously, the vineyard is still ...

Friday, October 3 - Homily - Of Mustard Seeds and Miracles

Friday, October 3 - Homily - Of Mustard Seeds and Miracles Watch

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Fr. Dominic preaches on the admonition in today's Gospel to have faith only the size of a mustard seed and we will have the power to move ...

Feast of the Guardian Angels: Angels Are Real and All Around Us

Feast of the Guardian Angels: Angels Are Real and All Around Us Watch

Year of Faith

By Deacon Fred Bartels

The Lord has given us devoted, powerful friends of resplendent beauty who stand ready at our side, ever-watchful angelic guardians who take a ...

Wednesday, October 1 - Homily: St. Therese

Wednesday, October 1 - Homily: St. Therese Watch

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Patroness of the Missions & Doctor of the Church. How did she do that?

Tuesday, September 30 - Homily: Loving our Worst Enemy

Tuesday, September 30 - Homily: Loving our Worst Enemy Watch

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Fr. Joachim and the need to love our enemies to act as Christians.

Jesus Christ is the Key to Understanding the Meaning of Human Freedom

Jesus Christ is the Key to Understanding the Meaning of Human Freedom

Daily Homilies

By Deacon F. K. Bartels

The Word made flesh, Jesus Christ, is for us a model of holiness (CCC, 459). In and through and with Christ, we begin to understand the real meaning ...

Thursday, September 25 - Homily: St Francis, Charity not Vanity

Thursday, September 25 - Homily: St Francis, Charity not Vanity Watch

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Fr. Joachim celebrates a votive Mass of St. Francis and contrasts his exemplary life to the vanities of the world as recounted in today's ...

Tuesday, September 23 - Homily: Extraordinary Phenomena of St. Pio

Tuesday, September 23 - Homily: Extraordinary Phenomena of St. Pio Watch

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St. Pio had almost every extraordinary phenomena we're aware of, from reading souls, bilocation, the stigmata, heavenly and demonic visions, ...

Monday, September 22  - Homily: Our Lady of Ransom

Monday, September 22 - Homily: Our Lady of Ransom Watch

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Fr. Elias celebrates a votive mass to Our Lady of Ransom. He preaches on the astonishing history of the Order of Mercedarians and exhorts us to ...

Thursday,  September 18 - Homily: Simple, Humble, and Absorbed in God

Thursday, September 18 - Homily: Simple, Humble, and Absorbed in God Watch

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St. Joseph of Cupertino was well known for often being lifted up in the air in ecstasy, but more importantly, his mind was detached from the ...