Our Unimaginable Christian Identity

Our Unimaginable Christian Identity

A Homily for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Sunday, July 31, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 10:00 Mass Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13 Audio Recording   I believe an important lesson from today’s Gospel reading...
Illogical? Possibly. Pointless? Think Again!

Illogical? Possibly. Pointless? Think Again!

Homily for Thursday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Thursday, September 1, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass 1 Corinthians 3:18-23; Psalm 24:1bc-2, 3-4ab, 5-6; Luke 5:1-11 Audio Recording   Have any of you watched The Chosen? This is a video series...
Detachment and Generosity

Detachment and Generosity

A Homily for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Sunday, July 31, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23; Psalm 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14 and 17; Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11; Luke 12:13-21 Audio Recording Over 20 years ago my wife,...
Building a Post-Roe America

Building a Post-Roe America

The following was shared with me by my Spiritual Director, a holy priest in the Diocese of Knoxville. An excellent overview with links to resources to help faithful Christians understand and articulate the importance of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Dobbs...
The Healing Power of the Eucharist

The Healing Power of the Eucharist

Fifth Sunday of Easter Sunday, June 19, 2022 – Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Holy Ghost Church – 5:00 Mass Genesis 14:18-20; Psalm 110:1, 2, 3, 4; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11b-17 Audio Recording   Happy Father’s Day! Today we...
Christian Love and Unity

Christian Love and Unity

Thursday of the Seventh Week of Lent Thursday, June 2, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Acts 22:30; 23:6-11; Psalm 16:1-2a and 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11; John 17:20-26 Audio Recording   In today’s Gospel we hear the very last words of Jesus recorded by John before his...
Stubborn Attitudes as a Stumbling Block

Stubborn Attitudes as a Stumbling Block

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent Thursday, May 19, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Acts 15:7-21; Psalm 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 10; John 15:9-11 Audio Recording   Christ’s love for Christians is a reflection of the love the Three Divine Persons have for one another...
A New Heaven and a New Earth

A New Heaven and a New Earth

Fifth Sunday of Easter Sunday, May 15, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 Mass Acts 14:21-27; Psalm 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13; Revelation 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a, 34-35 Audio Recording   Today I’m going to speak to you about my two most favorite topics: GOD’S LOVE and...
Which One Are You?

Which One Are You?

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Sunday, April 10, 2022 Holy Ghost Church – 8:00 & 10:00 Masses Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14—23:56 Video Recording Audio Recording   Dear friends in Christ, after...