PANDEMIC, ELECTION & LIVING GOD’S STANDARDS AS AMERICANS

Homily – 22nd Sunday of the Year
Jeremiah 20:7-9
Matthew 16:21-27

St. Peter is reprimanded by Jesus for judging not as God does, but as human beings do, thereby being a hindrance and a stumbling block to Him.

Fr. Bill preaches on how we can be more aware of the way we live, vote, and react to a crisis less by human standards and more by God’s standards.

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.

DEMONS AMONG US – A Perspective on the Current Crisis

Sunday Homily
13th Sunday of the Year – A

Pandemic, Racism, Riots, Looting, Civil Unrest.

Fr. Bill offers a Biblical perspective on what is going on in our Society, what is at stake, and how we, as followers of Christ, can respond and resist the spiritual and civil assault we are witnessing.

Thomas, the First Theologian

St. Thomas the Apostle
Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter
(Divine Mercy Sunday)

Why do we need to give St. Thomas a long needed reprieve from his designation as “The Doubter”? How are we, or are we not included in the Beatitude Jesus gives to Thomas? – “Blessed are they who have not seen but still believe.” Fr. Bill discusses the well known story of Jesus’ Resurrection.

(Sorry if the sound seems a little odd. Tried a new setting. Will be going back to the old one.)

Empty Tomb / Empty Churches – Easter in a Time of Pandemic

EASTER SUNDAY HOMILY

Why is this Easter different from all other Easters?
How is this Easter like all other Passovers?
How can this Easter make us stronger in Faith?

Fr. Bill’s Easter Sunday Homily addresses Easter Sunday during the Corona Virus Pandemic.

Holy Week in a Time of Pandemic

Homily for Passion Sunday – 2020

There has not been a Holy Week like this in recent memory. Fr. Bill talks about the secret blessing that can come forth from a Holy Week and Easter time celebrated in the midst of Social Distancing and Sheltering-in-Place during the Corona Virus Pandemic.