GIVING the DEVIL the BENEFIT of LAW

Thomas More, Joseph and a Disobedient Leper
Homily – 6th Sunday of the Year (B)
Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46
Mark 1:40-45

We are moved by the faith of the Leper in approaching Jesus, the compassion of Jesus in curing the Leper; but are we all that impressed with the Leper’s subsequent disobedience to Jesus command? Fr. Bill discusses the often overlooked aftermath of Jesus cure of the Leper in the Gospel of Mark; an aftermath that has grave and serious repercussions for the ministry of Jesus, and serves as a sobering example of the importance of God’s Law, and our obligation to obey.

“You are my Beloved Son…” – The Other Father of Jesus

Sunday Homily
FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF JESUS
and the YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH
Mark 1:7-11

At the Baptism of Jesus, God the Father declares from Heaven, “You are my beloved Son…” but there is another who can make the same declaration. Fr. Bill discusses the importance of St. Joseph to faith, and as an example against the worldliness of the modern era.

YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY: WHY NOT?! – The 6th Commandment, pt. 1

Video #14 – The Ten Commandments
“You Shall Not Commit Adultery”

Human Sexuality is one of the hottest topics in Modern Society, and has been for centuries, if not throughout Human History. The Ten Commandments, however, calls us to something higher in the way will live out this important part of human relations.

Fr. Bill discusses the important factors God wants us to consider in living exercising this important part of our humanity and how the 6th Commandment calls us to rise above our basic Humanity to something appropriate to beings created in God’s Image and Likeness.

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?

THE “END” OF MARRIAGE – What Did Jesus Say?

Homily – 32nd Sunday of the Year – C

“END” (noun) – an outcome worked toward; the object by virtue of or for the sake of which an event takes place. (Miriam-Webster)

What did Jesus have to say about a subject that has become one of the hottest topics of discussion today – Marriage?