Homilies - 2009
“It is better to limp along the way than stride along off the way. For a man who limps along the way, even if he only makes slow
progress, comes to the end of the way; but the one who is off the way, the more quickly he runs, the further away is he from his
goal.” (Thomas Aquinas)
Below are links to recent homilies that I have prepared and presented at
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City, Michigan.

An Extended Family
Feast of the Holy Family
December 27, 2009

Go Away Changed
Christmas - Mass at Dawn
December 25, 2009

Reflections on the Visitation
4th Sunday in Advent
December 20, 2009

Joy in Heaven
Advent Reconciliation Service
December 18, 2009

Be Who You Are Called to Be
3rd Sunday in Advent
December 13, 2009

Smooth and Level Paths
2nd Sunday of Advent
December 6, 2009

Do Not Become Drowsy
1st Sunday of Advent
November 29, 2009

What is Truth?
34th Sunday in Ordinary Time
(Solemnity of Christ the King)
November 22, 2009

Your Mother Wears Combat Boots
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 15, 2009

Go "All In" for Jesus
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 8, 2009

Journey to Sainthood
All Saints Day
November 1, 2009

Ask for Clear Vision
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 25, 2009

True God and True Man
29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 18, 2009

Sharpest of Two-Edged Swords
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 11, 2009

Let Jesus' Spirit Soften Your Heart
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 4, 2009

Whoever Is Not Against Us Is for Us
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 27, 2009

Charitable Words
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 20, 2009

Charitable Works
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 13, 2009

Ephphatha!--Be Opened!
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 6, 2009

Pure and Undefiled Religion
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 30, 2009

This Saying Is Hard
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 23, 2009

What Time Is It?
20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 16, 2009

Trust God to Lead You
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 2, 2009

Happy Meal
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 26, 2009

Poking and Probing
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 12, 2009

Thus Says the Lord God
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 5, 2009

Faith in Action
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 28, 2009

Come to be Fed
Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
June 14, 2009

We Are Family
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
June 7, 2009

Follow Your Own Path
Feast of Pentecost
(Graduation Mass)
May 31, 2009

Faith: Not Knowing What to Expect
Feast of the Ascension
May 24, 2009

If You Keep My Commandments
6th Sunday of Easter
May 17, 2009

Charity not Socialism
Divine Mercy Sunday
April 19, 2009

Continue to Celebrate
Easter Sunday
April 12, 2009

Are Your Fridays Good Fridays?
Palm Sunday
April 5, 2009

Create a Clean Heart in Me, O God
5th Sunday in Lent
March 29, 2009

Adding Infidelity to Infidelity
4th Sunday in Lent
March 22, 2009

Faith Seeking Understanding
3rd Sunday in Lent
March 15, 2009

Today, Hear the Voice of the Lord
2nd Sunday in Lent
March 8, 2009

Lead Us Not into Temptation
1st Sunday in Lent
March 1, 2009

Do Something New, Something Better
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
February 22, 2009

Reach Out and Touch Someone
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
February 15, 2009

Follow Your Call and Sleep Well
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
February 8, 2009

Love Your Spouse to Heaven
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
February 1, 2009

Saving, Not Surviving
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 25, 2009

Fully Human, Not Just Only Human
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 18, 2009

More Manifestations
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
January 11, 2009

Aha
Feast of the Epiphany
January 4, 2009