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#1228

Move With Purpose

The drill sergeants constantly yell at the recruits to, "Move with purpose!" So many people have no sense of purpose. We were made for a purpose; let me tell you what it is.

SUN, 15 MAY 2022
EASTER, 5TH SUNDAY (C)
#1227

Award for the Most Important Vocation Goes To...

What a wonderful God we serve! I love being a priest and encourage young Catholic men to consider a vocation. But there is a vocation that is even more important than priesthood.

SUN, 8 MAY 2022
EASTER, 4TH SUNDAY (C)
#1226

The Shadow That Heals

The healing work of Jesus continued with the Apostles and with us. Jesus works physical healings so that we will trust him with more important spiritual healings. We are the doubting Thomases who don't realize how powerful Jesus is.

SUN, 24 APR 2022
EASTER, 2ND SUNDAY
#1225

Easter is the Light of Christ in You

We probably think we know what Easter is all about. But if we were asked to explain it to a friend or family member, what would we say? For many of us, “the faith” is something we belong to. But the Bible sees faith as a Someone.

SAT, 16 APR 2022
EASTER SUNDAY
#1224

Why Did Jesus Have to Die on the Cross?

First, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world. Second, to defeat Satan, our ancient enemy. Third, Jesus is trying to win your love. Jesus dies a most miserable death in order to show us, "I love you this much."

FRI, 15 APR 2022
GOOD FRIDAY
#1223

The Banquet of Love

Jesus gathers his closet friends and gives them three precious gifts. As we gather at this banquet of love, consider what it cost to provide this meal. Are we prepared to love others as Christ has loved us? Are we willing to wash the feet of others?

THU, 14 APR 2022
HOLY THURSDAY
#1222

When The Rooster Crows for You

Lent has taught us how attached we are to the pleasures and treasures of this world. We are not unlike the disciples. I will show you why Jesus succeeded where we have all failed. He will help your Lent to end well.

SUN, 10 APR 2022
PALM SUNDAY (C)
#1221

Are You Feeling Surrounded by Hostile Voices?

The woman caught in adultery is surrounded by accusers. Jesus doesn’t speak. One by one, the voices become silent. Are you feeling accused by your past failures? Let Jesus part the waters and lead you to freedom.

SUN, 3 APR 2022
LENT, 5TH SUNDAY (C)
#1220

I Was Not Expecting That

The Father's love never ceases to surprise us; it's like rose vestments on Laetare Sunday. Our life is a journey back to the Father's house. Let us learn to love others in the surprising way that the Father loves us.

SUN, 27 MAR 2022
LENT, 4TH SUNDAY (C)
#1219

What You Can Do to Stop World War III

The message of Fatima reminds us that God is still in charge and that our prayers and sacrifices make a difference. So stop looking at other people and expecting them to repent. It's time for you to start bearing fruit.

SUN, 20 MAR 2022
LENT, 3RD SUNDAY (C)
#1218

Standing Firm on the Road to the Cross

Moses and Elijah help Jesus to stand firm in his Father's love. The apostles are given two gifts to help them stand firm. Are you standing firm in your Lenten sacrifices? Today’s homily will help you.

SUN, 13 MAR 2022
LENT, 2ND SUNDAY (C)
#1217

The Power to Turn Temptations into Triumphs

Temptations are like a test. Will we grasp and keep things, or will we receive and give? Temptations are all around us but Jesus’ power is closer than you think. Let me share with you where to find this power.

SUN, 6 MAR 2022
LENT, 1ST SUNDAY (C)
#1216

New Life from the Ashes

Why do we put ashes on our foreheads? Ashes are a sign of death. Ashes are also a source of new life. Accepting the ashes means that I am choosing voluntarily to die with Jesus so that I can also rise with him to new life.

WED, 2 MAR 2022
ASH WEDNESDAY
#1215

What's Toxic is not Masculinity

The police have special powers and play by special rules. They must use these powers to protect and serve society and not to serve themselves. A real man is one who protects and provides for others, not just for himself.

SUN, 27 FEB 2022
ORDINARY TIME, 8TH SUNDAY (C)
#1214

Break the Cycle of Hurt

“Hurt people hurt people.” Those who inflict hurt on others have often themselves been hurt. Unless we forgive our enemies and do good to those who hurt us, we will get sucked into the cycle of hurt.

SUN, 20 FEB 2022
ORDINARY TIME, 7TH SUNDAY (C)
#1213

Let's Talk About Death

Much of the panic surrounding the coronavirus is rooted in a fear of death. The virus situation has forced us to face the reality of our own death. However, if our lives our rooted in God, we have nothing to fear.

SUN, 13 FEB 2022
ORDINARY TIME, 6TH SUNDAY (C)
#1212

Called, Purified, Sent

The call of God is not so much a call to go somewhere and do something, but more fundamentally a call to be with him. You are called, purified, and sent. Be with the Lord on your mission this week.

SUN, 6 FEB 2022
ORDINARY TIME, 5TH SUNDAY (C)
#1211

Come On In and Warm Up

Our world is growing cold and selfish. What can we do to stay warm? Jesus is infinite warmth and love. I will show you five ways to draw closer to the loving warmth of Jesus.

SAT, 29 JAN 2022
ORDINARY TIME, 4TH SUNDAY (C)
#1210

Your Invitation to the Wedding Feast

We say we believe in a loving God, but often time our images of God don’t match up with our actual beliefs. Jesus shows us God’s intentions and invites us to the banquet of heaven. How do you respond?

SUN, 16 JAN 2022
ORDINARY TIME, 2ND SUNDAY (C)
#1209

Baptized In The Holy Spirit

Jesus knows he is God’s Son but he still needs to hear the Father tell him, “Son, I love you, and I’m proud of you.” God sends his Holy Spirit so that we, too, can be well pleasing to our Father.

SUN, 9 JAN 2022
BAPTISM OF THE LORD
#1208

The Gift That Changes Us

Jesus came for all people — poor shepherds and wealthy foreign wise men. Though you may not have the treasures they did, you are a gift, and you too can lay your treasures at the feet of the little King. Let me show you how.

SUN, 2 JAN 2022
EPIPHANY
#1207

The Calling of Every Family

The family is born from the sacrifice that is the total gift of self to the other. This sacrifice creates a covenant which is capable of revealing the face of God to their children and to the world.

SUN, 26 DEC 2021
HOLY FAMILY (C)
#1206

A Gift to You from God

How often we leave Jesus out of our family time, our daily lives, our Sunday plans, even our Christmas plans! The gift of Jesus is actually the answer to all your prayers. The only thing Jesus wants in return is YOU.

SAT, 25 DEC 2021
CHRISTMAS
#1205

Three Keys to Prepare for Jesus

Peace only comes when we welcome the Christ Child. And Christ only comes to hearts that are humble, obedient, and oriented towards self-sacrificing love. Mary and Joseph will help you prepare your heart for Jesus.

MON, 20 DEC 2021
ADVENT, 4TH SUNDAY (C)
#1204

Escape the Collapsing Mine

This world is destabilized and collapsing from sin. God started a rescue operation. First he sent prophets, then his Son. We gather here in the refuge to breath the air of heaven and eat our weekly rations. Our savior is here with us. Rejoice!

SUN, 12 DEC 2021
ADVENT, 3RD SUNDAY (C)
#1203

Let Me Explain Original Sin Real Quick Once

Let me explain what original sin is. Then you’ll understand how it affects your life and the great gift that Mary was given from the moment of her conception.

THU, 9 DEC 2021
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
#1202

The Grinch Is Stealing Your Christmas

The enemy has turned a beautiful season of peace and joy into a season of worry and stress. The enemy loves to ruin the beautiful things that God has created. Turn from your hurts, fears, and selfish pleasures to new life in Christ.

SUN, 5 DEC 2021
ADVENT, 2ND SUNDAY (C)
#1201

Advent Lessons from a Deer Hunter

Creation is the first sacrament, but we have forgotten how to read the signs. We need to pick the right place and the right time to pray. Secondly, we need to be reading the signs of God’s love for us. Listen and I will teach you how.

SUN, 28 NOV 2021
ADVENT, 1ST SUNDAY (C)