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Tuesday, March 3 - Homily: Humility, the most Important Virtue

Tuesday, March 3 - Homily: Humility, the most Important Virtue Watch

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Fr. Joseph McShane on the importance of humility as highlighted in the Gospel and the lives of the saints.

Monday, March 2 - Homily: We are not forgotten by God

Monday, March 2 - Homily: We are not forgotten by God Watch

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Father Mark Toups, of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church of Thibodeaux, Lousiana, shares an unhappy childhood memory -- and how it relates to our ...

Friday, February 27 - Homily: Ezekiel & Alessandro Serenelli

Friday, February 27 - Homily: Ezekiel & Alessandro Serenelli Watch

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The prophet Ezekiel tells us that God does not desire the death of the wicked, neither did St. Maria Goretti.

Thursday, February 26 - Homily: Seek and Trust

Thursday, February 26 - Homily: Seek and Trust Watch

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Fr. Alan reflects on the Gospel today that exhorts us to seek the Lord, ask what we need and trust in Him.

Wednesday, February 25 - Homily: Jonah, Lent and Repentance

Wednesday, February 25 - Homily: Jonah, Lent and Repentance Watch

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Fr. Elias on how the readings today focus on the call to repentance as delivered by Jonah and how this relates to our season of Lent and how we ...

Tuesday, February 24 - Homily: Prayer, Fasting, Faith

Tuesday, February 24 - Homily: Prayer, Fasting, Faith Watch

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Fr. Elias on the means used to cast out demons from the possessed, based on today's Gospel where Our Lord casts out a demon which the disciples ...

Monday, February 23 - Homily: No Room for Retaliation

Monday, February 23 - Homily: No Room for Retaliation Watch

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Fr. Joachim on the astonishing teachings of Jesus on mercy and retaliation regarding our unjust enemies that He gives in the Beatitudes in the ...

Friday, February 20 - Homily: Offer Up Fasting

Friday, February 20 - Homily: Offer Up Fasting Watch

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God wants to use your fasting as an offering for your benefit and for others.

Thursday, February 19 - Homily: Putting Away the 'Old Man'

Thursday, February 19 - Homily: Putting Away the 'Old Man'

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Fr. Elias on the need to put away the "old man" of sin with its reward of death and to embrace the life of virtue with its reward of eternal ...

Wednesday, February 18 - Homily: Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 18 - Homily: Ash Wednesday Watch

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"Penance! Penance! Penance!" was Our Lady's message at Lourdes and the avenging Angel's message in the third secret of Fatima.  Now is the ...

Tuesday, February 17 - Homily: Mary and Lent

Tuesday, February 17 - Homily: Mary and Lent Watch

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Fr. Alan connects today's celebration of the founders of the Servite Order with Lent which starts tomorrow, Ash Wednesday. He does this by ...

Monday, February 16 - Homily: Humility Needed for Faith

Monday, February 16 - Homily: Humility Needed for Faith Watch

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Fr. Elias on the readings for today and how we need to have humility in order to ascent to faith.

Friday, February 13 - Homily: Eve Doubts, Mary Believes

Friday, February 13 - Homily: Eve Doubts, Mary Believes Watch

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Eve sins against Faith by voluntarily doubting and then against Charity by disobeying. Our Lady, instead, has an unshakably firm, certain and ...

Thursday, February 12 - Homily: Purity of Heart

Thursday, February 12 - Homily: Purity of Heart Watch

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Fr. Joachim on the need to stay pure of heart based on Our Lord's words "Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the ...

Wednesday, February 11 - Homily: Our Lady of Lourdes

Wednesday, February 11 - Homily: Our Lady of Lourdes Watch

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The Marian Apparition at Lourdes played a role in the life, theology and spirituality of St. Maximilian Kolbe.

Monday, February 9 - Homily: Shepherd of the Flock

Monday, February 9 - Homily: Shepherd of the Flock Watch

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Fr. Joachim on Jesus as the Good Shepherd as a sign of His divinity, how His sheep know Him and He knows them, and there is nothing they shall want.

Friday, February 6 - Homily: God Disciplines Those He Loves

Friday, February 6 - Homily: God Disciplines Those He Loves Watch

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Fr. Dominic explains how God disciplines those He loves to strengthen and encourage them on their path to virtue and lives of perfection.

Thursday, February 5 - Homily: St. Agatha

Thursday, February 5 - Homily: St. Agatha Watch

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The virgin and martyr of the early Church, St. Agatha, reminds us to strive to practice chastity by avoiding even the smallest near occasions of sin.

Wednesday, February 4 - Homily - Fr Dominic: Joyful Penance

Wednesday, February 4 - Homily - Fr Dominic: Joyful Penance Watch

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Pray for the grace to do penance - a penance that does not bring negativity and sadness but a supernatural joy born from the love of God and love ...

Tuesday, February 3 - Homily: St. Blaise and Proper Speech

Tuesday, February 3 - Homily: St. Blaise and Proper Speech Watch

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On the Feast of St. Blaise, Fr. Elias preaches on the need to ask this saint's intercession for the curing of physical ailments of the throat as ...

Monday, February 2 - Homily: Presenting the Supernatural Light

Monday, February 2 - Homily: Presenting the Supernatural Light Watch

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Fr. Elias on the Presentation of the Lord where Our Lady, who is the true temple, brings the light of the world to the man made temple in ...

Friday, January 30 - Homily: St. Hyacinth and Perseverance

Friday, January 30 - Homily: St. Hyacinth and Perseverance Watch

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Fr. Alan on the virtue of perseverance and how this was so important in the life of St. Hyacinth of Mariscotti.

Thursday, January 29 - Homily: The Haves and the Have Nots

Thursday, January 29 - Homily: The Haves and the Have Nots Watch

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In today's Gospel, Our Lord says, "To the one who has, more will be given; from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away." What does ...

Wednesday, January 28 - Homily: The Parable of the Sower

Wednesday, January 28 - Homily: The Parable of the Sower Watch

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Let us strive to good soil and to bear a hundred fold.

Tuesday, January 27 - Homily: Brethren of the Lord & the Will of God

Tuesday, January 27 - Homily: Brethren of the Lord & the Will of God Watch

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Whenever we hear "brethren of the Lord," we should think of St. Jerome and that impure heresiarch, Helvidius. We should also know that doing the ...

Monday, January 26 - Homily: Sins Against the Holy Spirit

Monday, January 26 - Homily: Sins Against the Holy Spirit Watch

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To blaspheme against the Holy Spirit is the unforgivable sin because it hardens the heart of the sinner to such an extent that it takes a very ...

Friday, January 23 - Homily: Mary and Joseph, Model of Marriage

Friday, January 23 - Homily: Mary and Joseph, Model of Marriage Watch

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On this day the Franciscans of the Immaculate celebrate the espousal of Mary and Joseph. Fr. Elias points out how the marriage of Mary and Joseph ...

Thursday, January 22 - Homily: Pray for Legal Protection of Unborn

Thursday, January 22 - Homily: Pray for Legal Protection of Unborn Watch

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Today, in America, there is no legal protection of unborn children!?