In Matthew’s Gospel Jesus tells three parables regarding the preparation for the Coming of the Lord. Each one reminds us of the potential we all have of losing salvation. Fr. Bill describes the method in the Parable of the Three Servants and how we can use or misuse the “talents” God gives us for the benefit or detriment of Salvation.
What can we learn from the lessons of our National Heroes as Americans, and our Heroes in Holiness as Church? Fr. Bill gives a vision for a post-election 2020 America in which the Church, by the example of American Heroes and Catholic Saints, can itself be an example for our fellow countrymen and the world in moving beyond our differences and moving forward as a nation.
Does “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and to God the things that are God’s” = the “Separation of Church and State”?
What is a Catholic Christian to make of this and any election in a Democratic Republic?
Fr. Bill discusses Election 2020 in light of the Constitution, our Founding Fathers, Catholic Social Teaching and Jesus command to “render to Caesar.”
St. Peter is reprimanded by Jesus for judging not as God does, but as human beings do, thereby being a hindrance and a stumbling block to Him.
Fr. Bill preaches on how we can be more aware of the way we live, vote, and react to a crisis less by human standards and more by God’s standards.
God promised Jeremiah the prophet that he would be rejected and persecuted. Jesus promised the Church that they would be hated by the World.
Fr. Bill addresses the reality of Persecution against Christians, it’s forms and strategies, as well as when and where we continue to see it played out even today, and closer than we think.