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The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year C – Homily

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year C Genesis 14:18-20 Psalm 110:1, 2, 3, 4 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Luke 9:11b-17 May 29, 2016 In the few verses in our first reading we hear how Melchizedek “brought out bread and wine”.  To understand why he did this, we need to look at passage leading […]

The New Assignment

A few weeks ago, I announced (http://blog.renewaloffaith.org/blog/?p=1807) that I would be leaving Immaculate Conception Parish at the end of June.  This required a lot of faith in God for me because I like to know what is coming.  So I have faced some anxiety as I waited to find out where I would be going.  […]

Trinity Sunday, Year C – Homily

Trinity, Year C Proverbs 8:22-31 Psalm 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Romans 5:1-5 John 16:12-15 May 22, 2016 One day St. Augustine was walking along the seashore as he reflected on the Trinity.  He came upon a young boy who was digging a hole in the sand.  The boy then used his pail to get water from […]

Video Presentation on Mercy

I just uploaded the video of my latest presentation “Exploring the Meaning and Need For Mercy” for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  Be sure and check it out at http://www.renewaloffaith.org/video—exploring-mercy.html. Peace, Fr. Jeff

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C – Homily

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 97:1-2, 6-7, 9 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20 John 17:20-26 May 8, 2016 We don’t talk often about the Book of Revelation but today’s passage contains words spoken by the Lord to John that have become symbolic of our faith.  The Lord says to John, “I am […]

6th Sunday of Easter, Year C – Homily

6th Sunday of Easter, Year C Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 Psalm 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8 Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23 John 14:23-29 May 1, 2016 “Whoever loves me will keep my word.” These are among the words Jesus gives to his disciples as He prepares them for his Passion.  From our human experience, these might be difficult words […]