Solemnity of Pentecost, 2018

Readings: Homily: Today as we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, we’ve just heard the story of that very event in our first reading from the Acts of the Apostles.  The disciples, a pack of scared fishermen, tax collectors and other ragtag folks are cowering in the upper room, when suddenly the Holy Spirit descends […]

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5th Sunday of Easter, 2018

Readings: Homily: Gospel has the power to change people.  Evidence?  Look no further than Saint Paul, or countless others throughout history leading up to today.  If we accept Jesus by faith and live our lives grafted into his, we will slowly change and flourish. After all, that’s the testimony of our readings today.  Jesus reminds […]

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3rd Sunday of Easter, 2018

Readings: Homily: I’m pretty confident that most people here know the answer to the famous question: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”  “Practice, practice, practice.” Since we’re human beings, it takes practice and repetition in life to do almost anything worthwhile.  Whether it’s learning to read or write, performing a grammy-winning song, or winning […]

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