Homilies & Talks (audio)

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October 18, 2020 We See Angels

October 11, 2020 Let Us Speak Of Joy
October 4, 2020 A Respect for Life
September 20, 2020 Who Gets Perfection In Heaven?
September 13, 2020 Forgiveness
September 6, 2020 Correcting With A Sense of Love
August 30, 2020 The Confession of St. Augustine
August 23, 2020 An Intimacy With Jesus
August 16, 2020 The Blessed Virgin Mary
August 2, 2020 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 26, 2020 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 5, 2020 Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 28, 2020 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 21, 2020 Father's Day
June 14, 2020 Corpus Christi
June 7, 2020 Solemnity of the Holy Trinity
May 31, 2020 Pentecost Sunday
May 24, 2020 Memorial Day
May 3, 2020 Fourth Sunday of Easter
April 26, 2020 Third Sunday of Easter
April 19, 2020 Divine Mercy Sunday
April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday
April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday
March 29, 2020 The Blind Made Whole 
March 3, 2020 The Early Church, Part One
February 23, 2020 More on the Sermon On The Mount
February 16, 2020 The Sermon On The Mount
February 8, 2020 Sacramentals
February 1/2, 2020 the Presentation of the Lord
January 11/12, 2020   Baptism of the Lord
January 4/5, 2020  Epiphany--standing in awe of God
January 1, 2020  
December 28/29, 2019   
December 24/25, 2019  Christmas
December 14/15, 2019  Third Sunday of Advent--Joy 
December 7/8, 2019  Second Sunday of Advent--Hope
December 1, 2019  First Sunday of Advent 
Thanksgiving 2019   
November 23/24, 2019    Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe:  If we say we are believers, does our life reflect this?
October 5/6, 2019    Lord, increase our faith & trust in You.
September 28/29, 2019  Jesus calls us to be generous.
September 21, 2019   If we love God, do our possessions give honor to God through our charity & love?
 
September 14/15, 2019    It's time to repent--God will take us back.

 

September 7/8, 2019  Do you trust God?
 
August 24/25, 2019  Do I want to be saved?
 
August 17/18, 2019  What are you willing to sacrifice your life for?
 
August 15, 2019 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 
August 10/11, 2019  The longing in our hearts for God
 
August 3/4, 2019  You can't take it with you.  Is God at the center of our goals?
 
July 27/28, 2019 The Lord's Prayer--what does it mean?
 
July 6/7, 2019  By virtue of our Baptism & Confirmation we have the power & authority to overcome & rebuke evil.

 

June 29/30, 2019  Don't let things in our life distract us from loving God.

 

June 22/23, 2019  The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ--Come with reverence and thanksgiving to Mass.
    
June 15/16, 2019  The Holy Trinity
 
June 8/9, 2019   Pentecost
 
June 1/2, 2019   The Ascension of the Lord:  Jesus has given us all the responsibility as Christians to make the Church stronger and become more holy.
 
May 25/26, 2019    The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
 
May 11/12, 2019   The Good Shepherd and His sheep
 
May 4/5, 2019   Ways to love God more 
 
April 20/21, 2019   Easter
 
April 18, 2019   Holy Thursday
 
April 6/7, 2019  5th Sunday of Lent   God's mercy is there for us.  Get to confession.

 

Bible Study (part 1 of 4) 1st & 2nd Letters to Timothy

Bible Study (part 2 of 4)

Bible Study (part 3 of 4)

Bible Study (part 4 of 4)

 

March 30/31, 2019   4th Sunday of Lent  Mercy of God--God waits for us to "come to our senses" and ask for forgiveness.

 

March 23/24, 2019  3rd Sunday of Lent   Our need to repent because we love God
 
March 16/17, 2019  2nd Sunday of Lent-Transfiguration     Do not be afraid of the holy things of God.
 
March 9/10, 2019   1st Sunday of Lent--How to overcome temptations
 
March 6, 2019    Ash Wednesday
 
February 16/17, 2019     Faith
 
February 9/10-, 2019  The value of discipleship or friendship with Jesus Christ

 

February 2/3, 2019  Love
 
January 26/27, 2019   The Bible
 
January 19/20, 2019    Have hope--God has a plan.  (Msgr. shares "pockets of hope" that he sees especially in the young people.)
 
January 5/6, 2019  Epiphany--The 3 Wise Men seek God.  Will you be courageous enough to allow God to find you?
 
January 1, 2019  Mary, the Mother of God:  We honor the Lord by honoring Mary.  
 
December 29/30, 2018  The Feast of the Holy Family:  3 ways by which we can make our families more holy

 

December 24/25, 2018   Christmas
 
December 15/16, 2018 3rd Sunday of Advent--Rejoicing Sunday:  What is the purpose of our life?
 
December 8/9, 2018  2nd Sunday of Advent:  How to bring joy into our hearts.
 
December 8, 2018  Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 
December 1/2, 2018 1st Sunday of Advent: Everyone of us is significant to God.  We matter and have a purpose.
 
November 24/25, 2018  Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
 
November 17/18, 2018     
 
November 1, 2018   All Saints Day
 
October 27/28, 2018   Converting our hearts to the Lord

 

October 20/21, 2018   Having a true servant's heart
 
October 13/14, 2018    Seeking God's wisdom
 
"Behold Your Mother"  Talk given by Msgr. Heinz at the Prayer Breakfast (May 12, 2018)
 
September 29/30, 2018    Hell
 
September 22/23, 2018  We called to be a better man or a better woman.  Are you willing to do what you need to be doing to not just be satisfied where you're at but where you ought to be as God desires it?
 
September 15/16, 2018  Everyone suffers.  When we suffer, do we have the courage to endure the suffering and offer it up to Christ on the Cross and turn it into a prayer for another?
 
September 8/9, 2018   Universal Call to Holiness
 
September 1/2, 2018  Sexual abuse scandal cover-up
 
August 15, 2018  Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 
August 11/12, 2018  During Mass, why do stand and kneel at different time.  There is a purpose for it.  
 
August 4/5, 2018     The significance of what is present in the church.  These help us when we might be distracted.
 
July 28/29, 2018   The significance of what the priest wears during Mass.

 

July 12, 2018   "St. Joseph and True Manhood.”   Msgr. Heinz's talk given for the Men's Prayer Group at St. Peter, Volo
 
July 7/8, 2018  Every saint has a past; every sinner has a future.  God has destined us for divinity with Him in eternity.
 
June 30/July 1, 2018  God bends low and reaches out to us.  Do you have the courage to reach back to touch God and find the grace He offers?
 
June 2/3, 2018 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
 
May 26/27, 2018  The Most Holy Trinity:  We are called to courageously live a life of sacrificial love and make a difference in the world.
 
May 19/20, 2018   Pentecost:  God breathes the Holy Spirit into us to make us whole, to give us direction that we may go out into the world and be fruitful.
 
May 12/13, 2018   The Ascension of our Lord-:  Spread the Good News and share our faith with others  
 
May 5/6,2018, 2018   What does receiving Communion mean to you?  Praying to our Blessed Mother.
 
April 28/29, 2018  5th Sunday of Easter: Staying "attached" to Jesus (the vine) is an act of our free will.
 
April 21/22, 2018  4th Sunday of Easter:  Jesus is the only way to Heaven.  Live every part of your life and your relationships in such a way that shows you have a relationship with Jesus Christ.
 
April 1, 2018   Easter
 
March 17/18, 2018  St. Joseph

 

March 10/11, 2018   4th Sunday of Lent:  The need for Confession

 

March 3, 2018  Marriage Enrichment  

 
March 3/4, 2018  3rd Sunday of Lent:  Heed God's warnings to change our ways and turn our hearts back to Him asking for forgiveness and mercy
 

Bible Study (part 1 of 3) Select parts of the Book of Job--The problem of evil and suffering

Bible Study (part 2 of 3)

Bible Study (part 3 of 3 

 
February 24/25, 2018  2nd Sunday of Lent  
 
February 17/18, 2018  1st Sunday of Lent
 
February 14, 2018     Ash Wednesday--Keep Lent simple.
 
February 10/11, 2018     Having Christian Compassion
 
February 3/4, 2018   The power of prayer

 

January 27/28, 2018    Use the power within you, as the result of your Baptism and Confirmation, to repel the darkness of the world around you.
 
January 13/14, 2018   God desires us to commune with Him.  To be willing to serve Him.
 
January 5/6, 2018  Epiphany   The journey of our lives.
 
December 30/31, 2017  The Holy Family and our families

 

December 24/25  Christmas
 
December 9/10, 2017  2nd Sunday of Advent:  God is always there to comfort us.
 
December 8, 2017  Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 
December 2/3, 2017  1st Sunday of Advent:  Have hope and trust in God.

 

November 25/26, 2017   Christ the King Sunday 
 
November 18/19, 2017  How are we using the gifts and talents that God has given us? 

 

November 1, 2017   All Saints Day 
 
October 21/22, 2017  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   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  How we can personally become the means by which chaos is brought to order.
 
October 1, 2017  Angels
 
September 23/24, 2017  Becoming more holy and deepening our relationship with Jesus--using "A.C.T.S."

 

September 16/17, 2017  Forgiveness
 
September 9/10, 2017  Admonish the sinner--when we see something wrong, stand up to it and make a difference.

 

September 2/3, 2017  Discipleship--trusting in God's love and wisdom and mirroring these to others in the way we live our lives.

 

August 19, 2017  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  Stay focused on Jesus Christ.
 
July 29/30, 2017   What is the most important thing in your life right now?
 
July 15/16, 2017     Trusting in God.
 
July 8/9, 2017     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   Is loving God the top priority in our life?

 

June 24/25, 2017      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    4th Sunday of Easter     Tune our hearts and ears to listen to the true voice of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ.

 

April 29/30, 2017   3rd 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