Sermons from January 2017

Resolve Conflicts

Today God is giving us a chance to look calmly at our own lives, to see if maybe some divisions, rivalries, or jealousies have made their way into our hearts or our community, as they had begun to seep into the community of Christians at Corinth. This Bible passage that we have been reflecting on…

Jesus, the Lamb of God who is gentle and tough!

“Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” The Lamb! This is what Jesus is called in today’s Gospel. This gentle symbol would never be considered as a fitting logo for the mighty people of today. Imagine a football team being called “The Lambs.” The hard-hitting players and avid fans…

Following your Conscience

God is always guiding us, always accompanying us; he never forgets about us. To live in tune with this beautiful, powerful truth of our faith – that we can count on God, means to freely obey our conscience. Conscience is the secret chamber of the soul. Only two people have the key, you and God. In…

Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God

Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart! At the beginning of the year, we cry in unison to honor Mary, Mother of God and our Mother. She is rightly called the beginning of our salvation. Through her consent to God’s invitation to become the mother of the Redeemer, Mary actively cooperates…