Fr. Bill makes a comparison to the issues of Abortion and Slavery, and the Supreme Court decisions that dealt with both. He shows how the two issues have more in common than not and how the United States in dealing with both issues must struggle with what it means to be a Christian, but also an American.
IN SEARCH OF . . . . JOHN THE BAPTIST
Homily – 2nd Sunday of the Year – A
Fr. Bill preaches on the different accounts of John the Baptist between the Four Gospels and what we can learn about the possible historical dynamic between Jesus, John and their respective followers, and the final resolution regarding both men’s role in the overall plan of God.
WHAT DO THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAVE IN COMMON?
Fr. Bill reviews the recent divisions within the Catholic Church as well as the recent, elongated, election of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and discusses how the dynamic of both is more similar than we realize, and how such a dynamic is, in fact, beneficial for both the Leadership of the Catholic Church, and the Governance of the United States.
DEATH OF POPE BENEDICT XVI
CHRISTMAS IS A NATIONAL RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY
Fr. Bill returns to his podcast to talk about Christmas not only as a secular observance, but one in which even atheists give a nod to the birth of Jesus just by virtue of celebrating Christmas (however they do it). Christmas is also a national reminder of our “First Freedom” as Americans — which is not the Freedom of Speech (at best, that is the Second Freedom).
ANNUNCIATIONS EVERYWHERE! – Mary Was Not the Only Recipient of an Angelic Message
Preparation by way of Confession – John the Baptist and the Call to Repent
EUCHARISTIC RENEWAL in the SEASON OF ADVENT
Celebrating the Church’s New Year
Homily for the First Sunday of Advent – Year A
Advent marks the beginning of the New Year, 2023 for the Catholic Church. Fr. Bill preaches on the Eucharistic Renewal and New Year’s resolutions that can help our celebration of the Eucharist become fuller, more vibrant and more substantial as we await Christ’s Return in Glory.
NOT A DAY TO BE “THANKFUL”
ARE YOU JEWISH OR PAGAN? — Looking Backwards to Jesus’ 2nd Coming
Solemnity of Christ the King
Pagans saw time and history as an endless cycle. Jewish (and Christian) people see time and history as linear.
Fr. Bill preaches on the Solemnity of Christ the King, the end of the Year 2022, and how we prepare for Christ’s Second Coming by looking Backwards to the previous year, in preparation of the year ahead.