Homilies

July 2, 2017 -- Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Re-declaring our Dependence on God Part II:  Recognizing Our God-given Claires.

June 18, 2017 (Corpus Christi Sunday)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 9: The Inspired Desire to Follow the Spiritual Compass

June 11, 2017 (Trinity Sunday)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 8: The Inspired Desire to Build Inspired Communities

June 4, 2017 (Pentecost Sunday)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 7: The Inspired Desires to Console and Challenge

May 28, 2017 (7th Sunday of Easter)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 6: The Inspired Desire to Pray

May 21, 2017 (6th Sunday of Easter)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 5: The Inspired Desire to be an Excellent Apostle

May 14, 2017 (5th Sunday of Easter)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 4: The Inspired Desire to Feel Safe and Beautiful


May 7, 2017 (4th Sunday of Easter)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 3: The Inspired Desire to Discern the Good Shepherd's Voice

April 30, 2017 (3rd Sunday of Easter)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 2: The Inspired Desire to Understand Jesus (rather than observe Him)

 

April 23, 2017 (2nd Sunday of Easter)
As Holy Hearts Burn Part 1: The Inspired Desire to Participate (rather than observe) 

April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
Carpe Kindness: Easter, the Ultimate Kindness


April 9, 2017 (Palm Sunday)
Carpe Kindness: Able and willing to be kind?

April 2, 2017 (Fifth Week of Lent)
Carpe Kindness: Giving the Occasional Mulligan

March 26, 2017 (Fourth Week of Lent)
Carpe Kindness: Free Range or Not Free Range

March 19, 2017 (Third Week of Lent)
Carpe Kindness: The Kindness of the Secluded Challenge

March 12, 2017 (Second Week of Lent)
Carpe Kindness: thiNNk before you speak?

March 5, 2017 (First Week of Lent)
Carpe Kindness: Being Kind to Your Ancestors

February 26, 2017
Spiritual Chillax-ability Part Four: Beating the “What-If” Blues

February 19, 2017
Spiritual Chillax-ability Part Three: Beating the Urge to Retaliate

 

February 12, 2017
Spiritual Chillax-ability Part Two: Beating the Myth of Irresistibility

 

February 5, 1017
Spiritual Chill-ability Part One: Beating the Myth of Incompetence

January 29, 2017
You are sent: to serve by leading and following

January 22, 2017
You are sent: That all may love God.

January 15, 2017
You are SENT: That all may know who HE is.

January 8, 2017
His Favor Rests on YOU: What to do when that feels false?

January 1, 2017
His Favor Rests on YOU:
Bless, Keep, Gracious, Peace

December 25, 2016
Christmas: His Favor Rests on You

December 18, 2016
The Fourth Sunday of Advent
And He Shall be Called: Prince of Peace

December 11, 2016
Third Sunday of Advent: "And He Shall be Called: Father-Forever"

December 4, 2016
Second Sunday of Advent. "And He Shall Be Called: God-Hero"

 

November 27, 2016
First Sunday of Advent.  “And He Shall Be Called: Wonderful Counselor”

 

November 20, 2016 - The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

November 13, 2016 - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus the Prophet Part VII: Jesus and the Storm-Tossed

 

November 6, 2016 – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus the Prophet Part VI: Jesus and the Resolute

October 30, 2016 – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus the Prophet Part V: Jesus and the RE-booters

 

October 23, 2016 - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus the Prophet Part IV: Jesus and the Angry

 

October 16, 2016 - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jesus the Prophet Part III

October 8, 2016 - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  • Sesquicentennial Closing Mass with Bishop Checchio

  • Fr. Hank's Sesqui Reflection


October 2, 2016 - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Jesus the Prophet Part I: Jesus and the Frustrated

 

September 25, 2016 - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 18, 2016 - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christian Rationality, Part 2

 

September 11, 2016 - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christian Rationality Part 1 (Updated)

 

September 4, 2016 - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christian Courage Part 4: The King's Courage

August 21, 2016 - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christian Courage Part 3: The Priest's Courage

August 14, 2016 - 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christian Courage, Part Two: The Prophet’s Courage


August 7, 2016 - 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christian Courage, Part One: The Big Picture of Christian Courage


July 31, 2016 - 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
To help, or not to help: Part four, managing Druscilla (or is it “Drizella?”)

July 24, 2016 - 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
To help, or not to help: Part three, called to help the problematic?

July 17, 2016 - 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
To help, or not to help: Part two, what made Jesus say "no"?

July 10, 2016 - 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
 To help, or not to help: Part one, rejecting the 'Me' question.

July 3, 2016 - 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Your Cross, Their Freedom

June 26, 2016 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Passive Crosses: You Carry Many Already

June 19, 2016 - 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Hair Shirt or Cross

June 12, 2016 - 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

June 5, 2016 - 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

May 29, 2016 - The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

May 15, 2016 - 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

May 8, 2016 - 7th week of Easter.  Sent as Jesus is sent: to savor the ripple effect.