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Sunday Sermon for April 14, 2019, Palm Sunday, Year C

Sunday Sermon for April 14, 2019, Palm Sunday, Year C

Readings: Lk 19:28-40; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Lk 22:14-23:56 In the second reading St. Paul speaks of the profound humility of our Lord saying He did not deem equality with God something to be...

Sunday Sermon for April 7, 2019, the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C

Sunday Sermon for April 7, 2019, the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C

Readings: Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11 In the first reading God says He is doing something new; He follows this by asking “Now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?”  The context...

Sunday Sermon for March 31, 2019, the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year C

Sunday Sermon for March 31, 2019, the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year C

Readings: Josh 5:9a, 10-12; 2 Cor 5:17-21; Lk15:1-3, 11-32 The Mass today is about conversion.  Conversion means to turn around, to go the opposite direction.  We see the opposites today as the Church reminds...

Sunday Sermon for March 24, 2019, the Third Sunday in Lent, Year C

Sunday Sermon for March 24, 2019, the Third Sunday in Lent, Year C

Readings: Ex 3:1-8a, 13-15; 1 Cor 10:1-6, 10-12; Lk 13:1-9 In the readings today we hear about both the justice and the mercy of God.  The first reading is all about God’s mercy.  The...

Sunday Sermon for March 17, 2019, the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C

Sunday Sermon for March 17, 2019, the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C

Readings: Gen 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28b-36 In the first reading God establishes a covenant with Abram and makes the promise by which the “Promised Land” is known: “To your descendants I give...