TOTAL ECLIPSE – Is it a “Spiritual” Experience?

Many news reporters and spectators described the Total Solar Eclipse of April 8, 2024 as a “Spiritual” experience.

Fr. Bill breaks down what this might mean in regard to the overall spirituality and religiosity of the nation, and how the image of a Total Eclipse fits into the spirituality and symbolism of Christianity.

ARE YOU JEWISH OR PAGAN? — Looking Backwards to Jesus’ 2nd Coming

Sunday Homily
Solemnity of Christ the King
Luke 23:35-43

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.


Podcast for Good Friday

Fr. Bill talks about Good Friday from the perspective of the Gospel of John, who sets up the Passion of Jesus very much as the Coronation of the King of Glory.  Listen as Fr. Bill describes why this is so, prepares us to hear the Passion According to John in the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, and offers a final reflection on the importance of Jesus’ Crucifixion.


Jesus Pulls No Punches
Sunday Homily
6th Sunday of the Year – C

Luke 6:17, 20-26

The Gospel of Luke features the most compassionate portrayal of Jesus, and also the most brutally honest.

Fr. Bill discusses this quality of Luke’s Gospel and how the Beatitudes are adjusted and presented accordingly by this particular evangelist.

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?