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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...

Wednesday, September 17 - Homily: Stigmata of St. Francis, Seal of Devotion

Wednesday, September 17 - Homily: Stigmata of St. Francis, Seal of Devotion Watch

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Fr. Joachim gives an account of how St. Francis received the Stigmata, the visible wounds of Christ Crucified imprinted on his flesh. He then ...

Monday, September 15 - Homily: Our Lady of Sorrows

Monday, September 15 - Homily: Our Lady of Sorrows Watch

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The Second Vatican Council contains a wonderful explanation of Our Lady's role in the redemption in #55-59 of the Dogmatic Constitution on the ...

Friday, September 12 - Homily: Name Day Wishes

Friday, September 12 - Homily: Name Day Wishes Watch

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Father Matthias comments on a short writing of St. Maximilian where the saint muses over what we can wish she who is "Full of Grace."

Thursday, September 11 - Homily: Abortion: Abominable Crime

Thursday, September 11 - Homily: Abortion: Abominable Crime Watch

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In this Mass, we pray "For Our Oppressors," in particular for those who continue to oppress the unborn by means of legalized abortion.

Wednesday, September 10 - Homily: Blessed are you when...

Wednesday, September 10 - Homily: Blessed are you when... Watch

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Today's Gospel is the Beatitudes and Fr. Joachim explains that we must put Christ first and regardless of the short term difficulties it will ...

Tuesday, September 9 - Homily: St. Peter Claver, Slave of Slaves

Tuesday, September 9 - Homily: St. Peter Claver, Slave of Slaves Watch

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Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter Claver and how he ministered to the slaves in South America, both their physical and spiritual needs.

Monday, September 8 - Homily: First Profession and Renewals

Monday, September 8 - Homily: First Profession and Renewals Watch

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Today on the feast of the Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary we have our annual professions where our novices make first profession and those in ...

Friday, September 5 - Homily: Bl. Mother Theresa and the Miraculous Medal

Friday, September 5 - Homily: Bl. Mother Theresa and the Miraculous Medal Watch

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As we celebrate the memorial of her passing, we look to Blessed Mother Theresa's example of always seeing Christ in the poor and trying to ...

Thursday, September 4 - Homily: St Rose of Viterbo

Thursday, September 4 - Homily: St Rose of Viterbo Watch

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St. Rose of Viterbo died at the age of 18. She was known to be holy all her life. At the age of 3 one of her aunts died and she went up to the ...

Wednesday, September 3 - Homily: St. Gregory - Shepherd of Shepherds

Wednesday, September 3 - Homily: St. Gregory - Shepherd of Shepherds Watch

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Fr. Elias preaches on the life of St Gregory the Great and how he was the shepherd of shepherds, providing much guidance for all future shepherds ...

Monday, September 1 - Homily: All Hell Breaks Loose

Monday, September 1 - Homily: All Hell Breaks Loose Watch

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Something which is not seen in the Old Testament but only in the New, is the casting out of demons. Behold the Cross of the Lord.