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Wednesday, July 30 - Homily: The Active Life and Contemplation

Wednesday, July 30 - Homily: The Active Life and Contemplation Watch

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Father points out that today's saint, Martha, is seen as an image of the active life, and as the Gospel shows us, the contemplative life, ...

TUESDAY - Tuesday, July 29 - Homily: Not by Bread Alone

TUESDAY - Tuesday, July 29 - Homily: Not by Bread Alone Watch

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Fr. George Roth preaches on the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves where Our Lord feeds over five thousand people. Father relates this ...

Monday, July 28 - Homily: The Mustard Seed

Monday, July 28 - Homily: The Mustard Seed Watch

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The mustard seed must be bruised in order to emit its fragrance and be used. This is a beautiful explanation by Father Bonaventure of the parable ...

Friday, July 25 - Homily: St. James the Apostle

Friday, July 25 - Homily: St. James the Apostle Watch

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Father preaches on St. James the Apostle and how Our Lord used him to teach us humility.

Thursday, July 24 - Homily: Marian Devotion of Christ

Thursday, July 24 - Homily: Marian Devotion of Christ Watch

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If you want to be Christan you must be Marian. Nobody loves Mary more than Christ. The spirit of St. Louis and St. Maximilian in their Marian ...

Wednesday, July 23 - Homily - Fr Dominic: St. Apollinaris, He That Serves

Wednesday, July 23 - Homily - Fr Dominic: St. Apollinaris, He That Serves Watch

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On this feast of St. Apollinaris, Bishop and Martyr, Father Dominic preaches on the humility and great service of this holy shepherd.

Monday, July 21 - Homily: St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Monday, July 21 - Homily: St. Lawrence of Brindisi Watch

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On the Franciscan Doctor of the Church whose love of God brought him great success as a preacher and scholar.

Friday, July 18 - Homily: St. Camillus de Lellis

Friday, July 18 - Homily: St. Camillus de Lellis Watch

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The life of St. Camillus de Lellis is proof that anyone can become a saint and how sickness is an opportunity for the sick to turn to God and for the ...

Thursday,  July 17 - Homily - Fr Dominic: Wheat and Weeds

Thursday, July 17 - Homily - Fr Dominic: Wheat and Weeds Watch

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The parable of wheat and the tears tells us that we will always have the children of the kingdom of Satan living side by side with the children ...

My Yoke is Easy and My Burden is Light

My Yoke is Easy and My Burden is Light Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Our Gospel today is short, but profoundly important:  Jesus said: Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. ...

Wednesday, July 16 - Homily: Mother Help Us!

Wednesday, July 16 - Homily: Mother Help Us! Watch

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On this Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Father Maximilian comments on the numerous aids to our salvation which Our Lady has acquired for us ...

Friday, July 11 - Homily: St. Benedict's Temptations

Friday, July 11 - Homily: St. Benedict's Temptations Watch

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The "Father of Western Monasticism" first began his life in solitude and prayer as a hermit before being called to build the monasteries that ...

Thursday, July 10 - Homily: Conformed to Mary, Conformed to Jesus

Thursday, July 10 - Homily: Conformed to Mary, Conformed to Jesus Watch

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Fr. Matthias introduces to a little known saint, but one of the greatest mystics of the Church, St. Veronica Guiliani. First we hear a short ...

Wednesday, July 9 - Homily: St. Nicholas Pick - Nothing Else Matters

Wednesday, July 9 - Homily: St. Nicholas Pick - Nothing Else Matters Watch

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St. Nicholas Pick and his companions were martyred for the Faith in Holland by Calvinists in 1579. Fr. Benedict points out that, in the face of ...

Tuesday, July 8 - Homily: Faith of Martyrs

Tuesday, July 8 - Homily: Faith of Martyrs Watch

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Fr. Joachim on the loves of Bl. Gregory Grassi and companions who were martyred during the Boxers Revolution in China which had a strong ...

Monday, July 7 - Homily: Teachers of False Doctrine

Monday, July 7 - Homily: Teachers of False Doctrine Watch

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Among the many men and Christian churches today who teach false doctrine, especially in our schools and even Catholic colleges, it is Our Lady ...

Friday, July 4 - Homily: Let Freedom Ring

Friday, July 4 - Homily: Let Freedom Ring Watch

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Fr. Joachim on the Fourth of July discusses the meaning of true freedom, freedom to not sin and to worship God, and how to make it truly ring ...

Thursday, July 3 - Homily: Doubtless Thomas

Thursday, July 3 - Homily: Doubtless Thomas Watch

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Fr. Elias on St. Thomas the Apostle and how we must make an act of faith in Christ similar to this Thomas' when we come to Holy Communion and ...

Wednesday, July 2 - Homily: St. Oliver Plunkett

Wednesday, July 2 - Homily: St. Oliver Plunkett

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Fr. Joachim on the life St. Oliver Plunkett who died as a martyr in Ireland during the Protestant persecutions.

Monday, June 30 - Homily: He Gave All to Preach the Gospel

Monday, June 30 - Homily: He Gave All to Preach the Gospel Watch

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Father comments on today's Gospel reading, pointing out that Our Lord isn't telling us to neglect our duties; rather, we must put Him first in ...

Thursday, June 26 - Homily: Be Faithful to God in All Things

Thursday, June 26 - Homily: Be Faithful to God in All Things Watch

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On the feast of the Roman Martyrs John and Paul, Fr. Dominic reminds us not to fear the death of the body but to be always faithful to the will ...

Wednesday, June 25 - Homily: Good Kings, Bad Kings

Wednesday, June 25 - Homily: Good Kings, Bad Kings Watch

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Father Elias on how the Old Testament Kings were sometimes good and sometimes bad and how this relates to modern times and the need to have some ...

Tuesday, June 24 - Homily: John the Baptist Sanctified by Marian Mediation

Tuesday, June 24 - Homily: John the Baptist Sanctified by Marian Mediation Watch

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All the virtues that St. John the Baptist practiced began with his sanctification by Marian mediation. Father explains some of these virtues ...

Monday, June 23 - Homily: Thou Shall Not Judge

Monday, June 23 - Homily: Thou Shall Not Judge Watch

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St. Thomas Aquinas answers whether it is lawful to judge in ST II-II, q. 60, art. 2, citing St.Augustine, and St. John Chrysostom.

Friday, June 20 - Homily - Fr. Benedict: We Are Like Fish

Friday, June 20 - Homily - Fr. Benedict: We Are Like Fish Watch

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Jesus teaches from the boat of Saint Peter, the Catholic Church, and just as fish are drawn out of the water, are cleaned and prepared, die, and are ...

Thursday, June 19 - Homily: St. Romauld Founder Camaldolese

Thursday, June 19 - Homily: St. Romauld Founder Camaldolese Watch

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Father Joachim on the life of the monk St. Romauld who founded the Camaldolese Benedictines.

Wednesday, June 18 - Homily - Fr. Benedict: St. Ephrem - Mary's Own Singer

Wednesday, June 18 - Homily - Fr. Benedict: St. Ephrem - Mary's Own Singer Watch

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Called the Harp of the Holy Spirit for his hymns and the greatest poet of his time, St. Ephrem was also called Mary's Own Singer for his endless ...

Tuesday, June 17 - Homily: Old Testament Social Teaching

Tuesday, June 17 - Homily: Old Testament Social Teaching Watch

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Fr. Elias on how the prophet Elijah confronted King Ahab for his injustice to Naboth in killing hm and taking his vineyard. Father relates this to ...