Homilies from May 2018

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May 20, 2018 – Pentecost Sunday

Forty days and ten have passed since we gathered to celebrate the central mystery of our faith—the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Today, on the Solemnity of Pentecost, we arrive at the culmination of Easter, when the Church is confirmed, that is, strengthened by the gift of the Holy Spirit. Today, using our imaginations, we dare […]

May 6, 2018 – Sixth Sunday of Easter (B)

Is God really present and active in the world?  It’s a question that lies on the minds of so many people today.  And I think that the answer is a resounding, unquestionable YES.  But it all depends on our understanding of who God is.  We have the key in our readings today. “Whoever is without […]

April 29, 2018 – Fifth Sunday of Easter (B)

The process of growing grapes is very finicky and precise, and, in many ways, it is counterintuitive.  Whereas, for just about any cash crop, one needs to find fertile soil, give the plants plentiful water, rotate the crops, and begin each season by planting new seed,by contrast, with grapes, it’s different.  The best soil for […]