Holy Week in a Time of Pandemic

Homily for Passion Sunday – 2020

There has not been a Holy Week like this in recent memory. Fr. Bill talks about the secret blessing that can come forth from a Holy Week and Easter time celebrated in the midst of Social Distancing and Sheltering-in-Place during the Corona Virus Pandemic.

ELECTION 2020 & OUR LADY OF LOURDES

How can the people of the United States dedicate the upcoming 2020 Elections to the Prayerful Intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes?

Fr. Bill preaches the Feast Day of Our Lady Of Lourdes in terms of Healing, the 2020 Elections and the United States Patron Saint – Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

BAPTISM INTO CHRIST – The Baptism of Jesus

Homily – Feast of the Baptism of Jesus

How do the Seven Sacraments, starting with Baptism, reflect the Life of Jesus as we prepare for Eternal Life?

A “DARKNESS” IN THE LIGHT – The Epiphany

Homily – Epiphany Sunday, 2020

Both Matthew and Luke present a more foreboding tale as part of their Infancy Narratives. Both involve a revelation or Epiphany, of Jesus.

Fr. Bill preaches both “Epiphanies” and discusses how they constitute a darker side to the Birth of Jesus, and a sober reminder of who it is whose birth we celebrate.

THE EARLIEST CHRISTIAN CHURCH – The Holy Family

Homily — HOLY FAMILY SUNDAY

The Sunday following Christmas is the Feast of the Holy Family of Joseph, Mary and Jesus. Long before Jesus gathered any disciples, Mary and Joseph dedicated their lives to doing the will of God with Jesus at the center.

Fr. Bill discusses how this was a precursor to the Christian Church, as well as a model and symbol of what the Church is today.