The Sunday Sermons

"God forbid that I should glory save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world." (Gal. 6: 14)

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Feast of St. Bonaventure

Here is an audio recording of a sermon given on the feast of Saint Bonaventure. (Wisdom of God is found in the Cross of Christ. It is wise to follow Him; welcoming, with grateful hearts, all our own crosses.)

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Audio recording of a sermon given on the 4th Sunday after Pentecost. (Sometimes it is necessary for Jesus to physically pull away from us so that He may spiritually draw nearer to us. In our prayers let us make sure that we quiet our lips and hearts and minds long enough to hear Him speak. He is constantly speaking to us in all that happens around us. We only need to learn to see and hear in the depth of our souls rather than with the physical organs of our bodies.)

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Third Sunday after Pentecost

An audio recording of a sermon given on the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost. (Return of the lost sheep. The 99 must refrain from jealousy or envy of the attention and celebration given for the one. We must all rejoice and weep together as one. The loss or gain of one is the loss or gain of all of us.)

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Here is an audio recording of a sermon given on the Second Sunday after Pentecost. (The parable of excuses for not heeding the invitation to the Great Supper. Our vain excuses are not acceptable. Those who refuse to come will never taste of Heaven.)

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Trinity Sunday

An audio recording of a sermon given on Trinity Sunday. (Blessed Father's Day. reflections on God the Father and the Trinity as well as on our earthly father and the family -- Three in One.)

Sunday, June 09, 2019

Pentecost Sunday

A sermon given on Pentecost Sunday. ("My peace I give to you." The peace of God is different than the false peace of the world. True peace is three-fold -- Peace with God, Peace with ourselves, and Peace with our neighbors.)

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Sunday after the Ascension

Here is an audio recording of a sermon given on the Sunday after the Ascension. (Balancing the equation of our lives between our temporal lives and eternal lives. We should gradually move from the material to the spiritual, the temporal to the eternal.)