Homilies from November 2017

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November 5, 2017 – 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)

Practice what you preach.  It’s one of those Biblical phrases that has worked its way into our language and culture, and we repeat it, whether or not we realize where it came from.  Although it’s a slight reworking of Jesus’ exact words, it’s undeniable that the phrase comes from this gospel that we have just […]

November 1, 2017 – Solemnity of All Saints

Today the Universal Church celebrates the feast of All Saints.  Many saints are known to us by name.  These men and women are examples of a holy life, and they are worth imitating in our own lives as Christians.  Many of them have their own special feast day, which we celebrate throughout the year.  But […]