The Apostles and the Great Catch of Fish
Homily – 3rd Sunday of Easter – C
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.


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.

GOD’S “GREEN” LAWS – The Ten Commandments & Creation (Series Finale)

The Ten Commandments – Video #22
God’s Creation, Jesus’ Command to Love, and the Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments are “Green Laws” in that they complement the dynamic of God’s laws of God’s Creation.

In the concluding video to this series, Fr. Bill discusses this dynamic, as well as how the Commandments are related to Jesus Commandment to “Love One Another”.

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

“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.

HOLY THURSDAY – The Other Great Commission

Lenten Reflection, #37

Jesus gives two Great Commissions. One is called “The Great Commission” and was given before leaving his Disciples after the Resurrection. The other was given at the Last Supper. Fr. Bill discusses how Holy Thursday celebrates the institution of the Holy Eucharist, but also of the Commission Jesus gave to His Disciples, and, by extension, to the entire Church.

MARY MAGDALENE – Model of Purification and Gratitude

Reflection for Monday of Holy Week

St. Mary Magdalene is identified by name in all Four Gospels, but is also associated with Mary of Bethany, and two anonymous “sinners” to become a unique and dynamically substantial presence in Church tradition, born from her presence in the Holy Scripture.

How does Mary Magdalene reflect a kind of discipleship, and how does she compare with the “other” Mary of the Jesus story?