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Trinity Sunday, Year B – Homily

The Most Holy Trinity, Year B Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 Romans 8:14-17 Matthew 28:16-20 May 31, 2015 As a group of young children were preparing for Confirmation, the bishop had the opportunity to come and speak with the children.  He was asking them questions about our faith and he came to a young girl who was […]

Latest Video Presentation Now Online

Hi, I just posted the video of my fourth presentation in the We Profess, We Believe series on the creed on my website at http://www.renewaloffaith.org/video—jesus-and-the-holy-spirit.html.  Later tonight, I will be giving the final presentation in the series.  Watch for that video coming soon! Peace, Fr. Jeff

Pentecost, Year B – Homily

Pentecost, Year B Vigil Readings Genesis 11:1-9 Romans 8:22-27 John 7:37-39 Morning Acts of the Apostles 2:1-1 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 John 20:19-23 May 24, 2015 On Monday we will celebrate an important national holiday, Memorial Day.  This holiday has a local connection in its origins as many credit Waterloo, NY as the first place […]

7th Sunday of Easter, Year B – Homily

7th Sunday of Easter, Year B Acts of the Apostles 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26 1 John 4:11-16 John 17:11b-19 May 17, 2015 Today we hear Jesus praying.  Shortly He will be arrested and crucified.  He is fully aware of this so we might expect Jesus’ prayer to be all about Him.  Jesus could have prayed that […]

6th Sunday of Easter, Year B – Homily

6th Sunday of Easter, Year B Acts of the Apostles 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 1 John 4:7-10 John 15:9-17 May 10, 2015 We pick up where we left off last week, with Jesus speaking to us about remaining in His love. What does it take to remain in His love?  We must keep His commandments.  Jesus […]

The Anointing of the Sick

Each year our parish celebrates a Mass with the Anointing of the Sick and today is the day.  As I prepare my homily here are some thoughts I would like to share with you. Sacraments are a powerful thing and a gift from God.  In Baptism we receive new life and the Holy Spirit and […]

5th Sunday of Easter, Year B – Homily

5th Sunday of Easter, Year B Acts of the Apostles 9:26-31 1 John 3:18-24 John 15:1-8 May 3, 2015 To help us understand what our relationship should be with Him, Jesus uses earthly comparisons like “I am the light of the world.”   Last week it was “I am the good shepherd.”  Today it is “I […]