Sermons from August 2015

Jesus wants our hearts!

Jesus Wants Our Hearts God cares more about what happens on the inside of our lives than what happens on the outside; he wants our hearts. That’s what he’s trying to explain to the Pharisees, and to all his disciples, and to us. It is quite possible to appear perfectly Christian on the outside while…

Jesus: Life-giving Word for Eternal Life

  21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus: Life-giving Word for Eternal Life Today’s Gospel concludes the five special readings from John’s Bread of Life Discourse. For the last three Sundays we heard of the insistent claim of Jesus that He is the Bread of Life. This teaching was so difficult to accept so much so…

Christ is Our Center

  Christ is our Center St. Paul was a great saint who did an incalculable amount of good for the Church and the world, but he was not universally praised during his lifetime. He made a lot of enemies. More than once they even tried to murder him. They also spread lies about him, sabotaged…

Jesus: Bread for the Life of the World

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus: Bread for the Life of the World Last Sunday’s Gospel ended with Jesus telling the crowd: “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” Today’s Gospel opens with the Jews murmuring about Jesus for saying: “I…