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Christ is Risen!!!  How do we really respond to that Easter Proclamation?  Truly! He is Risen!  Or rather, Truly? He is Risen?  This Easter sermon explores how we can find our way to TRULY! Christ is RISEN!

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The most important thing is to keep the most important thing the most important thing.  Obviously, LOVE is the most important thing.  This Lenten talk explores how we can deepen the virture of LOVE by wanting it, praying it and doing it. (Given at Lenten Mission at St. Joseph in York, PA 2017--same talk given in Cleveland)

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If they are honest, most believers struggle to believe in the GOODNESS of GOD.  Indeed, many believers even doubt that God is Good, and that doubt shows on their faces in their lives. And yet the key to real joy and profound peace is precisely found in surrendering to God's Goodness and trusting HIM in all things.  This retreat conference explores how to come to that joy and peace.  (Given at a Lenten Mission 2017 at St. Joseph's in York, PA--this same talk was also given in Cleveland)

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St. Augustine observed that we are all the "woman at the well" who meets Jesus in that middle of the day.  We are looking, craving, longing, aching for fulfillment in all kinds of places except where it can actually be found--In Christ.  (Preached on March 19, 2017 at St. Joseph in York)

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Ash Wednesday draws crowds galore.  Folks seem instinctively drawn to this liturgy with its eponymous gift of ashes.  Why?  What are we seeking when come for those ashes?  TRUTH!  This homily explores the three truthes behind a smudge of dirt.  (Preached at The Collaborative Catholic Revival in Cleveland--March 1, 2017)

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Advent always begins with Christ's call to Wake-up and to stay awake--walking in the Light of the Lord.  This new year of Grace 2017 invites us out of common spiritual night-mares to live deep in Christ. 

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On October 15th, Jesus called my mother home to His Father's House.  On October 22nd, I had the profound privilege and honor to preside at mom's funeral mass and preach this homily, which comes from my prayerful reflection both upon the mother God generously gave me and my 6 siblings and upon the other mother Jesus gave us all at the foot of the cross.

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Out of the dark Shadows of recent violence and tragedy in America, Jesus provides the LIGHT:  Be a Good Samaritan!  (Preached June 10, 2016 at St. Augustine's Church 12:30 pm mass).

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In Thanksgiving for my calling to Priesthood:  On June 12, 2016, I had the double blessing of celebrating my 17th anniversary of priesthood and preaching at the FIRST mass of one of my brothers in St. Francis--Brian Stacy.  O Happy Day!!!!

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In today's Gospel of John, Jesus invites His disciples to a PEACE that the world does NOT give--a PEACE that surpasses all understanding.  But how can we find that PEACE?  This homily explores THE answer (preached at St. Augustine's 12:30 mass on May 1, 2016)

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