Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Prodigal Son

  A powerful scene that can and should teach us about mercy, forgiveness and redemption. From “Jesus of Nazareth,” a made-for-TV film directed by Franco Zeffirelli.  This film is one of the best ever made about the life of the Lord.  It … Continue reading

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Sin No More

We are all sinners.  This is our human condition.  What is striking about today’s gospel passage from John is how Jesus refuses to allow the Pharisees to point out the sinful actions of the adulteress while downplaying their own sins.  Don’t … Continue reading

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The Cities Under the Earth

Click on the link below to hear today’s homily. Homily for Fifth Sunday of Lent (Cycle A), March 22, 2015 +5

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A Grain of Wheat

If you are as fortunate as I am, you love your life and hope to prolong it as long as possible. The thought of leaving those we love is painful, to say the least.  However, all of us are called … Continue reading

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Forty Days

  A nice teaching on the season. +4

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The greatness of God’s love is revealed in his kindness and compassion toward the afflicted.  While the evildoers will not be shown mercy, those whose sufferings do not deter their trust in the Lord are promised joy in the emerging kingdom … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph

We celebrate today the holiness and faith of Saint Joseph, the courageous husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  How easy it would have been to run away from the enormous responsibility of taking on the role of father to the … Continue reading

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