THE RESURRECTION & OUR 1ST FREEDOM

The Apostles and the Great Catch of Fish
Homily – 3rd Sunday of Easter – C
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Acts of the Apostles 5:27-32, 40b-41
John 21:1-19

Fr. Bill preaches on the Miracle of the Great Catch of Fish, and how the story, in its entirety, can be applied to the Mission of the Church today and the Constitutional Rights guaranteed to Americans in the United States Bill of Rights.

Resurrection & the Mission to Forgive Sins

Homily
SUNDAY within the OCTAVE OF EASTER

John 20:19-31

Jesus gave the Church the authority to forgive sins in His Name. Fr. Bill explains the progression of God’s Plan of Salvation, and its ultimate goal, and how it relates to the story of St. Thomas and his Doubt in the Resurrection.

SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR THE RESURRECTION – The Best Empirical Data

Homily for EASTER SUNDAY, 2022

Are We a Scientific Faith?

Fr. Bill discusses the worship of modern science and how the evidence of the Resurrection rules out any false claims that Jesus is indeed Risen from the Dead!

DOES JESUS STILL NEED TO EAT? – Simple Concepts

Homily
3rd Sunday of Easter – B
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1 John 2:1-5
Luke 24:35-48

Jesus ate in the presence of his Disciples but, being human, does Jesus still need to eat?

Fr. Bill discusses two simple concepts regarding faith and how St. Joseph is a prime example of fidelity to both.

Best Evidence of the Greatest Cliffhanger – The Resurrection of Jesus

There is no first hand account of the Resurrection of Jesus, even in the Bible.  Yet billions today and even more over the past 2000 years believe it – some even to the point of sacrificing their lives rather than renounce it.
Join Fr. Bill’s Easter Podcast as he ponders the presumed lack of evidence, why so many have come to believe in it, and why those who do not believe are still kept on edge by the greatest event of human history.

“THE FREEDOM TRILOGY” – Good Movies to Watch for Holy Week and Easter

While many like to turn to movies about Jesus during Holy Week, Easter Sunday and the Easter Season, Fr. Bill makes a suggestion of a “trilogy” of movies that deal with the issue of Freedom, with a final resolution on how true Freedom is grounded in Faith in Christ.

Join Fr. Bill as he discusses three unlikely films which build one upon the other to a climax in the third movie on where true freedom must be grounded if it is to lead to an end of tyranny and worldly oppression.

The FREEDOM to LOVE

Homily
6th Sunday of Easter – A

Jesus Commands us to “Love”, to “Live in my Love”, but what did he mean to Love — especially in light of modern, secular, socio-political notions of Love.

Fr. Bill discusses Jesus’ command to Love, and how we exercise it, and why we need the freedom to exercise that Love.

The Emperor’s New Virus – Challenging the “Experts”

Homily
5th Sunday of EASTER – A

Is it wrong to challenge authority?
Is it Christian to question our leaders, religious and civil?
Who do we think we are when we question “experts” in Science, Medicine or any field of expertise?

Fr. Bill, in his Sunday Homily, addresses the manner in which we, as Christians, are called, and expected, to ask questions, challenge “experts” and thereby expose frauds in our midst.