"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, October 13, 2019

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Audio recording of a sermon given on the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. (Jesus saw their faith. Social circumstances and free will. Others bring out the best or the worst in us. Ultimately we define ourselves by what we choose. We are not defined by others or by situations -- only by what we choose to do with them. If we change our actions we can change how others react to us.)

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

An audio recording of a sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost. (God is Pure Spirit, Jesus is both God and Man, we are both soul and body. We must love Jesus in both His Divinity and Humanity. We must love ourselves both is soul and body. Lastly, we must love one another in both soul and body. We must balance the spiritual and material. Both are good and are to be loved.)

Sunday, September 29, 2019

St. Michael the Archangel

Here is a recording of a sermon given on the feast of St. Michael the Archangel. (We are the battle ground between the angels and the devils. Scandals are necessary, but woe to them that cause them. Let us forgive and pray for them. We should strive to develop our God given talents and always remain humble.)

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Here is the audio recording of a sermon given on the 15th Sunday after Pentecost. (Jesus raises the physically dead in the Gospels, but He raises the spiritually dead through His Mystical Body -- the Church. The need to pray for others and to have others pray for us.)

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Audio recording of a sermon given on the feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary. (Sorrows are softened with joys. Mary's joys and sorrows mirrored those of her Son. Pain and pleasure go hand in hand. God corrects and chastises those whom He loves. We should rejoice in our crosses and thank God for them.)

Sunday, September 08, 2019

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Here is a sermon given on the feast of the Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary. (Life does not begin with physical birth, but rather spiritual birth, (Love of God). We began to exist in the Mind of God from all of eternity. Long before all of our material ancestors were born. More important than our material heritage, what is truly important is our spiritual heritage.)

Sunday, September 01, 2019

12th Sunday after Pentecost.

Audio recording of a sermon given on the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost. (Love of Neighbor. Blessed are those that see, hear, and understand what Jesus is telling us.)

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Feast of Saint Louis the King

Here is an audio recording for the feast of St. Louis the King. (Ruling and Parenting - discipline and boundaries with real consequences. Loving sacrifice for those we are given authority and responsibility for.)

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Audio recording of a sermon given on the 9th Sunday after Pentecost. (The city and the temple compared with our bodies and souls. Jesus wept over the city but he became angry with those in the temple. We should do penance in our hearts and souls more than with our bodies.)

Sunday, August 04, 2019

St. Dominic / Portiuncula / 8th Sunday after Pentecost

Here is an audio sermon given on the feast of St. Dominic. (A very joyful and blessed day with the concurrence of so many blessings. St. Dominic and St. Francis. The mercies of God. Portiuncula Indulgences. The prudent steward.)

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Here is the link to an audio recording of a sermon given for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. (Beware of false prophets. As a doctor must beware of the hidden germs and protect himself from them, so must we beware of the hidden poison of heresy and protect ourselves from them. Grace is our protection and grace is given us through prayer and the sacraments.)

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Here is an audio recording of a sermon given on the 6th Sunday after Pentecost. (God is concerned with feeding our bodies, but He is even more concerned with feeding our souls.)

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.)

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Fourth Sunday after Easter

Audio Sermon recording for the 4th Sunday after Easter. (We should strive to remain calm and undisturbed by the changes in this life. A calmness of spirit that patiently bears with sorrows or difficulties as well as calmness in joy or pleasure will serve us well in our spiritual journey of this life.)

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Mother's Day / Third Sunday after Easter

Here is a sermon recording for Mother's Day / The Third Sunday after Easter. (The things of this world all only last "a little while." The pains of maternal labor are a little while then the joys of holding the baby are only a little while. No one moment in this life is everything, but the entire life is the succession of one moment after another. Each setting the stage for the one that follows. The last moment in this life determines forever for us in eternity.)

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Second Sunday after Easter

Audio recording of a sermon for the Second Sunday after Easter. (Our need to pursue the ontological goodness, truth, and beauty of the Good Shepherd. Our hearts are restless until they rest in God)

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Low Sunday

Audio recording of a sermon for Low Sunday. (St. Thomas verified our faith. Jesus forgives us our sins through His priests.)

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Easter Sunday

Here is an audio recording of a sermon given on Easter Sunday. (Let us welcome Jesus Christ to rise up in our souls and fill us with happiness and peace.)

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sunday, April 07, 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Audio recording of a sermon for the 4th Sunday in Lent. (Be faithful in the little things. The big things in life are nothing more than the accumulation of many little things.)

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Third Sunday in Lent

Audio recording of a sermon for the Third Sunday in Lent. (A divided kingdom cannot stand. We must choose to give ourselves completely to God or else our hearts will be divided and will fall.)

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Second Sunday in Lent

Audio recording of a sermon given on the 2nd Sunday in Lent. (They looked up and saw Jesus only. May we look and see only Jesus. When we see only Him, we see God, we see everything.)

Sunday, March 10, 2019

First Sunday in Lent

An audio recording of a sermon for the First Sunday in Lent. (We have received the sacraments and grace so that we can go out and live -- fight the good fight -- run the race. May we not receive these graces in vain.)

Sunday, March 03, 2019

Quinquagesima Sunday

Audio sermon given on Quinquagesima Sunday. (Preparation for Lent. Let us learn with the Apostles the truth of Jesus' sacrifice on the Cross and in the Mass.)

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sexagesima Sunday

An audio recording of a sermon given on Sexagesima Sunday. (We find various types of soil in our souls at different times in our lives. Sometimes we receive and cooperate with God's grace and at other times -- not so much. Everything is given to us by God and it is all good. We should strive to always be receptive of His grace -- whether it is pleasing to us or not.)

Monday, February 18, 2019

Septuagesima Sunday

An audio recording of a sermon given on Septuagesima Sunday. (We must not be idle in the love of God and the work of our salvation.)

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Audio recording of a sermon given on the 5th Sunday after the Epiphany. (We must be diligently watchful lest the devils or their workers sow evil seeds in our souls. Also we must be patient in judging until the time of harvest when the good and bad are clearly discernable. With God the worst can be changed into the best. Without God the best can become the worst.)

Sunday, February 03, 2019

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Audio recording of a sermon given on the 4th Sunday after the Epiphany. (Trust in God. All things work for the good of those who love Him. Are we sad because we wish to do His Will or because we wish to do our own will?)

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Audio recording for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany (There is compassion for bodily ailments, but the spiritual ailments are freely chosen and held onto and therefore do not deserve compassion.)
Audio recording for a sermon given on Saturday Jan 26 (Caution in judging. We do not know everything so we are in dangerous territory in judging anything. Leave the judging of others to God and judge ourselves.)

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

An audio recording of a sermon given on the Second Sunday after the Epiphany. (The Marriage Feast at Cana. Jesus continues revealing Himself to us -- Epiphany. It is sad to leave the past behind but there are ever greater things awaiting us ahead.)

Sunday, January 13, 2019

The Holy Family

Audio sermon for the feast of the Holy Family. (The hierarchy of good, better, and best. I must be about My Father's business.)
Audio sermon given on Saturday January 12, 2019. (Work and poverty.)

Sunday, January 06, 2019

Epiphany

An audio recording for the Epiphany. (We must all bring our gifts and sacrifices to God with the Magi.)
An audio recording for the First Saturday in January. (In the darkness of faith we see further than reason and intellect ever can.)

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Circumcision 2019

Audio recording of a sermon given on the Feast of the Circumcision 2019. (Letting go of a part of this world, or having a part of ourselves die to this world is what is necessary for us to take up Jesus Christ and live eternally.)