Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mt 5:13-16 February 5, 2023 “The National Prayer Breakfast” is a decades old tradition. Held in Washington D.C. on the first Thursday of February, the...
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mt 5:1-12a January 29, 2023 I told my iPhone to connect me to “YouTube” and asked to see any homilies that one of my favorite theologian/author/preac...
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Mt 4:12-23 or 4:12-17 January 22, 2023 One Sunday morning, having proclaimed and then preached on today’s Gospel, a person stopped me on the way out o...
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Jn 1:29-34 January 15, 2023 Last fall I was invited to join a group of college friends for a “Big Chill” weekend up north. I hadn’t seen several of t...
The Epiphany of the Lord Mt 2:1-12 January 8, 2023 Today’s Gospel is the story of star power versus STAR POWER. Thanks to modern communications, there is an entire galaxy of stars ...
Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God Lk 2:16-21 January 1, 2023 Most people know that the first book of the Old Testament is called “Genesis “or “The Beginning.” And most people al...
The Nativity of the Lord Lk 2:1-14 December 25, 2022 In the middle of December, mid-Advent, Nouvel Catholic Central High School staged a production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The produc...
Fourth Sunday of Advent Mt 1:18-24 December 18, 2022 THIS IS HOW THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST CAME ABOUT. A young woman was specially prepared by God and the righteous man to whom she...
Third Sunday of Advent Mt 11:2-11 December 11, 2022 Several years ago, the television program The Antiques Roadshow was filmed on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Mic...
Second Sunday of Advent Mt 3:1-12 December 4, 2022 Pop singer Taylor Swift is about to go out on tour again. Even Congress has taken note. The demand for tickets has been so great ...
First Sunday of Advent Mt 24:37-44 November 27, 2022 Appreciating how essential a “good night’s sleep” is to overall health and well being, more experts are making recommendations ...