Eight Years a Deacon

Eight Years a Deacon

Today marks the 8th anniversary of my ordination as a deacon, along with 22 of my spiritual brothers. It is with great joy that I celebrate this anniversary and all that the Lord has brought into my life over the past eight years. I am so grateful for the many and...
Faith and Science

Faith and Science

Many people today have the false understanding that faith and science are at odds. In other words, one can not be both a faithful Catholic and a student of the sciences. And, heaven forbid, they certainly can not be a good Catholic and also believe in biological...
The Truth about Vatican II and the Charismatic Renewal

The Truth about Vatican II and the Charismatic Renewal

Today I watched this video and felt strongly that it needs to be shared widely at this time in the life of the Church. I have followed Renewal Ministries for quite some time and I have the utmost respect for Dr. Ralph Martin, Dr. Mary Healy, and Peter Herbeck’s...
The Visitation: Make Haste!

The Visitation: Make Haste!

A Homily for the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary May 31, 2024 Prince of Peace Catholic Church – 8:00 Mass Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Isaiah 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6; Luke 1:39-56 Audio Recording   Video Recording The beautiful Feast of the Visitation we...
Life on the Vine

Life on the Vine

A Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Easter Sunday, April 28, 2024 Prince of Peace Catholic Church – 10:00 Mass Acts 9:26-31; Psalm 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32; 1 John 3:18-24; John 15:1-8 Audio Recording   I’m willing to bet we have several gardeners here today....
Promptings of the Holy Spirit

Promptings of the Holy Spirit

A Homily for Thursday of the Third Week of Easter April 18, 2024 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 66:8-9, 16-17, 20; John 6:44-51 Audio Recording   The Spirit said to Philip, “Go and join up with that chariot.” Then Philip opened his...
Witnesses to the Resurrection

Witnesses to the Resurrection

A Homily for Thursday in the Octave of Easter April 4, 2024 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Acts 3:11-26; Psalm 8:2ab and 5, 6-7, 8-9; Luke 24:35-48 Audio Recording   Happy Easter! As I’m sure everyone knows, we are still in the Octave of Easter, meaning...
Happy Easter! Christ is Risen, Alleluia!!

Happy Easter! Christ is Risen, Alleluia!!

The Lord has truly risen! Alleluia! Sin and death have been destroyed, and new life has been offered to all who cling to the Savior in faith. What a glorious day we celebrate today! Nothing ever has been and nothing ever will be more glorious than the triumph of the...
Living in the Present Moment

Living in the Present Moment

A Homily for Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent March 21, 2024 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Genesis 17:3-9, Psalm 105, John 8:51-59 Audio Recording   In our Gospel today Jesus states that He alone knows His Father and that the Father glorifies Him because He is...
A Basket of Fruit or a Rotten Egg?

A Basket of Fruit or a Rotten Egg?

A Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Lent Sunday, March 17, 2024 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 & 10:00 Masses Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15; Hebrews 5:7-9; John 12:20-33 Audio Recording   Just two more weeks until Easter. How’s your Lent been? Have you...