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.

NOT A DAY TO BE “THANKFUL”

Thanksgiving Day Homily

Fr. Bill preaches on Thanksgiving Day, making a distinction between “BEING Thankful” and “GIVING Thanks”. He also talks about the importance of Thanksgiving Day as a National Holiday that expresses the true Heart and Soul of our Nation, more than any other day of the year.

JUNETEENTH, SLAVERY & the 4TH OF JULY

Podcast on Our Nation’s Founding and the Abolition of Slavery

Without Independence Day there would be no Juneteenth to celebrate.

Fr. Bill discusses the history of Independence Day and the Founding of our Nation in light of the new National Holiday of Juneteenth.  He also discusses the fallacies of current accusations of our Nation’s Founding, how that Founding ensured the Abolition of Slavery, how Juneteenth at long last acknowledges that this is a Nation that Abolished Slavery, and therefore how there would be nothing to celebrate on Juneteenth without the National Founding we celebrate on July 4th.

PROPHECY IN AMERICA – God’s Voice in the American Experience

Independence Day Homily
July 4, 2021

Ezekiel 2:2-5

God’s prophets speak to us today; especially in and through the American Experience. As the Nation Celebrates the 4th of July, in the midst of a growing internal culture of hatred for the United States, Fr. Bill preaches how God’s voice can be heard in and through our Nation’s Founding that has formed us as a people, and how the Catholic Church through its leaders continues to speak prophetically today.

God’s Promise to Be With Our Nation

Homily
14th Sunday of the Year – A
Sunday after Independence Day

Has God abandoned the United States of America. Fr. Bill talks about the promise made by God to be with his people if we remained faithful, and how that fidelity is promised by our Founding Fathers in the Declaration of Independence.

YOU ARE NOT GOD – The 1st Commandment, pt 1

Video #2 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“I am the Lord, your God. . . “

The First Commandment can be divided into three parts which the Catholic tradition combines into one commandment. Fr. Bill breaks down the First Commandment over three videos.