Category: Homilies


HOMILY WEEK 34 06 – Year I Being Alert and Ready at all Times (Dan 7:15-27; Dan 3:8-87; Lk 21:34-36) ******************************************* An Oblate brother playing pool was asked what he would do if he knew the world was to end that day. He replied calmly that he would keep on playing pool. Obviously, he was […]

Jesus our King

HOMILY WEEK 34 05 – Year I  Serving Jesus our King and Obeying His Word (Dan 7:1-14; Dan 3:75-81; Lk 21:29-33) *************************************************** Did you know that Prince Harry was 5th in line to the throne? Someday he might have been king of England and Meghan the queen! Perhaps not that surprising as apparently, according to […]

St Andrew

HOMILY Week 34 04 – Year I Feast of St Andrew: Kerygma and Didache (Rm 10:9-18; Ps 19; Mt 4:18-22) *************************************************** “If you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your hearts that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” This message of Paul to the Romans succinctly […]

HOMILY WEEK 34 03 – Year I Bless and Praise God Forever (Dan 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28; Dan 3; Lk 21:12-19) ************************************************* There was once a great ecclesiological debate in the Vatican to decide which was the greatest male religious order in the world. They were all gathered – Jesuits, Dominicans, Franciscans, Redemptorists, Oblates of […]

Kingdom of God

HOMILY WEEK 34 02 – Year I Temple Glory or Glorious Kingdom? (Dan 2:3, 9-30, 31-45; Dan 3; Lk 21:5-11) ******************************************* Did you know that Meghan Markle was the most googled woman in the world after her engagement to Prince Harry? Could that be because kingdoms, royalty, palaces and temples hold out the hope for […]

St. Cecilia

HOMILY WEEK 33 03 – Year I Faith, Hope and Love: Memorial of St. Cecilia (2 Macc 7:1-31; Ps 17; Lk 19:11-28) ********************************************* Some years ago, St. Albert parish celebrated their 150th anniversary with a year-long series of speakers and events. I was invited to conduct a parish mission as part of that series, and […]

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