Brother, forgive me We both know I’m the one to blame. When I saw my demons I knew them and welcomed them. But I’ll come around Someday. Father, have mercy I know that I have gone astray. When I saw my reflection It was a stranger beneath my face. But I’ll come around Someday. When [...]
https://youtu.be/NbmQV0k9KnY This talk was given at the Men's Ministry event at St. Mary Church in Mokena, Illinois on June 23, 2018.
Homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Cathedral of St. Raymond and Sacred Heart Parish Joliet, IL -- As the LORD spoke to me, the spirit entered into me and set me on my feet, and I heard the one who was speaking say to me: Son of man, I am sending you to [...]
Homily for 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Cathedral of Saint Raymond Nonnatus 1 July 2018 — In the Gospel of John, Jesus says: “If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples. You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” The truth will set you free. [...]
A lot of you have been asking, so let me just tell you all at once: I'm settling in just fine, thank you for asking. I have always loved this Cathedral, and being able to serve here is a dream. Since I first came here some seven years ago, I have loved walking through the [...]
Featured Image: "Reaper with Sickle" (1889) Vincent Van Gogh — The Liturgy of the Word this morning presents us with more readings and parables about agriculture…something most of us know no longer know anything about in our little piece of concrete heaven. The farther your travel south and west, perhaps on Schlapp or Grove or [...]
Homily on the Occasion of my First Mass Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity St. Anne Parish May 27, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WC4qkozQ8Nc — What was it like in the beginning? What was it like even before Adam walked through Eden? What was it like when there was nothing, and the Spirit hovered over the waters, and [...]