Homilies & Talks

Click on the date to listen to a homily or Bible Study.  (Some sessions of a Bible Study may be divided into 5 parts.) 

 
November 1, 2017   All Saints Day 
 
October 21/22, 2017  29th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  While we live in this world integrate our relationship with God into our daily lives.  Keep focused on the prize of eternal life in Heaven.
 
October 14/15, 2017  28th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  God has built us to succeed and gain eternal life.  Are we living our lives with the dignity of a child of God?

 

October 13, 2017  Fatima Celebration:  "The Power of the Rosary as a Spiritual Weapon against the Modern Culture"
 
October 8, 2017  27th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  How we can personally become the means by which chaos is brought to order.
 
October 1, 2017  26th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Angels
 
September 23/24, 2017  25th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Becoming more holy and deepening our relationship with Jesus--using "A.C.T.S."

 

September 16/17, 2017  24th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Forgiveness
 
September 9/10, 2017  23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: Admonish the sinner--when we see something wrong, stand up to it and make a difference.

 

September 2/3, 2017  22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Discipleship--trusting in God's love and wisdom and mirroring these to others in the way we live our lives.

 

August 19, 2017  20th Sunday of Ordinary Time: The generosity of God--Strive to be generous in the way we treat others as God has treated us.

 

August 15, 2017   The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 
August 12/13, 2017  19th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Stay focused on Jesus Christ.
 
July 29/30, 2017   17th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  What is the most important thing in your life right now?
 
July 15/16, 2017    15th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Trusting in God.
 
July 8/9, 2017     14th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  God rested on the 7th day to show us the importance of taking the time to rest to re-create and refresh ourselves.
 
July 1/2, 2017      13th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Is loving God the top priority in our life?

 

June 24/25, 2017      12th Sunday of Ordinary Time:  Fear no one.

 

June 17/18, 2017     The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

 

June 10/11, 2017    Holy Trinity    
 
June 3/4, 2017  Pentecost     

 

May 27/28, 2017   The Ascension of Our Lord     Have the courage to practice your faith in the world.
 
May 20/21, 2017    Jesus says, "I will not leave you orphans.  I will come to you."  
 
May 13/14, 2017   Mother's Day  
 
May 6/7, 2017    Fourth Sunday of Easter     Tune our hearts and ears to listen to the true voice of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ.

 

April 29/30, 2017   Third Sunday of Easter  
 
April 15/16, 2017   Easter

 

Lenten talk:  April 10 Session 6   "The Resurrection of Christ"

 

Lenten talk:  April 3 Session 5   "The Death of Christ"--the seven last words of Christ

 

April 1/2, 2017     In our grief trust in the friendship of Jesus and in the promise of the resurrection and eternal life.

 

Lenten talk:  March 27 Session 4   "The Passion of Christ"

 

March 25/26, 2017   Do you believe in the Son of man?  How do we bring ourselves to true worship of God?

 

Lenten talk:  March 20 Session 3     "St. Joseph"

 

Lenten talk:  March 20  Part 1  "St. Joseph"--Session 3

Lenten talk:  March 20  Part 2

Lenten talk:  March 20  Part 3

Lenten talk:  March 20  Part 4

 
 
March 18/19, 2017  We all have a God-sized hole in our heart that only God can fill--have the courage to trust in God to do so.

 

Lenten talk:  March 13  Part 1  "The Creed--Part 2"--Session 2

Lenten talk:  March 13  Part 2

Lenten talk:  March 13  Part 3

Lenten talk:  March 13  Part 4

Lenten talk:  March 13  Part 5

 
March 11/12, 2017  Transfiguration of Jesus  Lent is also about celebrating the joys and giving thanksgiving to God.

 

Lenten talk:  March 6  Part 1  "The Creed--Part 1"--Session 1

Lenten talk:  March 6  Part 2

Lenten talk:  March 6  Part 3

Lenten talk:  March 6  Part 4

Lenten talk:  March 6  Part 5

 
March 4/5, 2017   Temptations--Ways we are tempted and ways to resist.
 
February 25/26, 2017   Trust--let God be in charge of our lives.
 
February 11/12, 2017   Christian morality.  Morality is about love--embrace what is good therein lies true freedom.
 
February 4/5, 2017   We are called to be the salt and light of the world.  Be bold, speak the truth, do good works--keeping Christ in the midst of all we do.
 
January 28/29, 2017    Living a life of true Christian empathy

 

January 7/8, 2017  Epiphany

 

January 1, 2017  Mary, the Mother of God

 

December 24/25, 2016   Christmas

 

Advent talk:  December 12  Part 1  "The Infancy Narratives: The True Christmas Story"--Session 3

Advent talk:  December 12  Part 2

Advent talk:  December 12  Part 3

Advent talk:  December 12  Part 4

 

December 10/11, 2016   Seeking true joy.

 

December 8  The Immaculate Conception

 

Advent talk:  December 5  Part 1  "The Gloria--The Song of the Angels and Shepherds"--Session 2

Advent talk:  December 5  Part 2

Advent talk:  December 5  Part 3

Advent talk:  December 5  Part 4

 
December 3/4, 2016   Part 1  Repentance--a conversion of our heart to God
December 3/4, 2016   Part 2

 

Advent talk:  November 28  Part 1  "Advent: A Time for Prayer, Preparation, & Reflection"--Session 1

Advent talk:  November 28  Part 2

Advent talk:  November 28  Part 3

 

November 26/27, 2016   Advent--a time of hope.
 
November 19/20, 2016   Part 1  Our individual judgment
November 19/20, 2016   Part 2
 
November 12/13, 2016    Part 1  The End Times
November 12/13, 2016   Part 2

 

November 2  All Souls Day  

"Everything you didn't know about Purgatory"     Part 1

"Everything you didn't know about Purgatory"     Part 2

"Everything you didn't know about Purgatory"     Part 3

"Everything you didn't know about Purgatory"     Part 4

 

November 1, 2016   All Saints Day   Our call to holiness

 

October 29, 2016     Marriage Enrichment

Marriage Enrichment  Part 1

Marriage Enrichment  Part 2

Marriage Enrichment  Part 3

 

October 29/30, 2016    Conversion of our heart--seeking a relationship with God

 

Bible Study  October 24, 2016  Part 1  The First & Second Letters of St. Peter--Session 6

Bible Study  October 24,  2016  Part 2

Bible Study  October 24, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  October 24, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  October 24, 2016  Part 5

 

 

October 22/23, 2016   Prayer--Learn how to pray the right way.

 

Bible Study  October 17, 2016  Part 1  The First & Second Letters of St. Peter--Session 5

Bible Study  October 17,  2016  Part 2

Bible Study  October 17, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  October 17, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  October 17, 2016  Part 5

 

October 15/16, 2016  Perseverance in prayer

 

Bible Study  October 10, 2016  Part 1  The First & Second Letters of St. Peter--Session 4

Bible Study  October 10,  2016  Part 2

Bible Study  October 10, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  October 10, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  October 10, 2016  Part 5

 

 

Bible Study  October 3, 2016  Part 1  The First & Second Letters of St. Peter--Session 3

Bible Study  October 3,  2016  Part 2

Bible Study  October 3, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  October 3, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  October 3, 2016  Part 5

 

October 1/2, 2016  In faith we have trust in God.

 

Bible Study  September 26, 2016  Part 1  The First & Second Letters of St. Peter--Session 2

Bible Study  September 26, 2016  Part 2

Bible Study  September 26, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  September 26, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  September 26, 2016  Part 5

 

Bible Study  September 19, 2016  Part 1  The First & Second Letters of St. Peter--Session 1

Bible Study  September 19, 2016  Part 2

Bible Study  September 19, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  September 19, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  September 19, 2016  Part 5

 

September 17/18, 2016   We are called to live a life to serve God in this world. 

 

September 10/11, 2016   God's mercy  
 
September 3/4, 2016   Discipleship
 
August 20/21, 2016  Live your life as if Heaven is your final goal.
 
August 13/14, 2016   God's mercy and Divine judgment
 
August 6/7, 2016   What are you waiting for?  Be ready.  Prepare your heart for the Lord.   
 
July 30/31, 2016    Look beyond ourselves to love.
 
July 23/24, 2016 Part 1  Prayer
July 23/24, 2016 Part 2
 
July 9/10, 2016   Put into practice what we believe.
 
July 2/3, 2016  Peace in our hearts through Jesus
 
June 25/26, 2016  Seeking God's Guidance
 
June 4/5, 2016   God's Compassion
 
May 28/29, 2016 Part 1  The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
May 28/29, 2016 Part 2
 
May 21 & 22, 2016 Part 1  Holy Trinity
May 21 & 22, 2016 Part 2
 
May 14/15, 2016  Part 1  Pentecost--the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
May 14/15, 2016  Part 2
 
May 7/8, 2016
 
April 30/May 1, 2016
 
April 23/24, 2016
 
April 9/10, 2016  Part 1
April 9/10, 2016  Part 2
 
April 2/3, 2016  Part 1
April 2/3, 2016  Part 2
 
March 26, 2016  Easter Part 1
March 26, 2016  Easter Part 2
 
March 24, 2016  Holy Thursday Part 1
March 24, 2016  Holy Thursday Part 2

 

Bible Study  March 21, 2016   Part 1  The Book of Phillipians--Session 4

Bible Study  March 21, 2016   Part 2

Bible Study  March 21, 2016   Part 3

Bible Study  March 21, 2016   Part 4

Bible Study  March 21, 2016   Part 5

 

Bible Study  March 14, 2016   Part 1  The Book of Phillipians--Session 3

Bible Study  March 14, 2016   Part 2

Bible Study  March 14, 2016   Part 3

Bible Study  March 14, 2016   Part 4

Bible Study  March 14, 2016   Part 5

 

Bible Study  March 7, 2016   Part 1  The Book of Phillipians--Session 2

Bible Study  March 7, 2016   Part 2

Bible Study  March 7, 2016   Part 3

Bible Study  March 7, 2016   Part 4

Bible Study  March 7, 2016   Part 5

 

March 6, 2016  Part 1
March 6, 2016  Part 2

 

Bible Study  Feb. 29, 2016  Part 1  The Book of Phillipians--Session 1

Bible Study  Feb. 29, 2016  Part 2

Bible Study  Feb. 29, 2016  Part 3

Bible Study  Feb. 29, 2016  Part 4

Bible Study  Feb. 29, 2016  Part 5

 

 

February 28, 2016  Part 1
February 28, 2016  Part 2
 
February 21, 2016  Part 1
February 21, 2016  Part 2

 

February 2016   Marriage Enrichment 

Marriage Enrichment  Part 1

Marriage Enrichment  Part 2

Marriage Enrichment  Part 3

Marriage Enrichment  Part 4

Marriage Enrichment  Part 5

 

February 10, 2016  Ash Wednesday
 
February 6/7, 2016  Part 1
February 6/7, 2016  Part 2
 
January 30/31, 2016 
 
January 23/24, 2016  Part 1
January 23/24, 2016  Part 2
 
January 9/10, 2016  Part 1
January 9/10, 2016  Part 2
 
January 2/3, 2016  Part 1
January 2/3, 2016  Part 2
 
December 31, 2015/January 1, 2016
 
December 26/27, 2015  Part 1
December 26/27, 2015  Part 2
 
December 25, 2015  Part 1
December 25, 2015  Part 2 
 
December 12/13, 2015
December 5/6, 2015