I thought we’d start today’s homily with a little pop quiz. Which of the following expresses our belief in the Eucharist? Option A: The Eucharist is a remembrance of Jesus’ death for us. B. The Eucharist is truly the body, blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ. C. The Eucharist is a mere symbol… Continue reading Corpus Christi 2018
For most of human history, our ancient ancestors explained the phenomenon of the universe through mythology. It wasn’t until the Pre-Socratic thinkers of the 6th century BCE that our ancestors began to try and rationally explain these phenomenon and the precursors to our modern schools was founded. As these philosophers started to rationally… Continue reading Villa Duchesne / City House Alumnae Mass 2018
In today’s gospel, we encounter two followers of Jesus who are leaving the city of Jerusalem three days after they watched from a distance as Jesus died a criminal’s death on the cross. As they left the city dejected because they had believed Jesus, followed Him and gave up everything… Continue reading 3rd Sunday of Easter
A talk presented to 6th grade PSR students on the Eucharist.
In just a few minutes when we approach the altar to receive Holy Communion, what will we see? What will we be thinking? What will we be holding in our hearts? How we answer these questions depends on what, or I should say, who we believe the Eucharist is. … Continue reading Corpus Christi Year C
Jos 24:1-2A, 15-17, 18B/PS 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21/Eph 5: 2A, 25-32/Jn6:60-90 Do you believe the Bible to be true? Do you take Jesus at His word? Jesus tells us that we must eat His body and Drink His blood to have eternal life and so to be Christians, to be followers of Christ,… Continue reading 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B
EX 16:2-4, 12-15 / PS 78:3-4, 23-24, 25, 54 / EPH 4:17, 20-24 / JN 6:24-35 I love food, but I learned the hard way sometime back that food is about more than simple enjoyment. In 8th grade, while playing goalie in a soccer game, I dove for a ball as the attacker was… Continue reading 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B