Sermons from September 2016

DONNING OUR APRONS

  Megan McKenna, the famous  theologian who has taught at many major Catholic institutions including Fordham, once reflected on our Gospel for today and wrote: Jesus tells two parables of a master and a servant. In the first, the master dons an apron in delight when he finds his servants ready and he waits on…

The Lord hears the cry of the Poor

In the First Reading, Prophet Amos castigates the rich in Israel not so much for their ivory seats or golden vessels, but for their neglect of the ruin of Joseph. By Joseph Amos means their poor brothers and sisters, fellow Israelites. We recall in the book of Genesis how the sons of Jacob sold their…

A Message From Missionary Priest Fr Bill Vos

The Mission Cooperative Appeal is an annual program in which missionaries from around the world speak at each parish. The goal of this appeal is to increase awareness of missionary work and to raise funds to help missionary organizations continue their evangelization efforts. In the Diocese of Sacramento, 48 different missions were selected this year…

Gods Limitless Love for Us

These parables teach us more about the heart of God than a whole library full of theological treatises. They show us vividly that God cares about each one of us, he will not rest if only one sheep is missing, or one coin is lost. They show us that he cares deeply enough to go…