Homilies


23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 11, 2018

Preached September 9, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Things have been very difficult lately. It should be evident now that we are living in extraordinary times; it is not your imagination.  Crazy...


22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 04, 2018

Preached September 1, 2018; St. Peter’s Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s Gospel, Jesus speaks severely to the scribes and Pharisees, the powerful leaders, saying, You disregard God’s commandment but cling to human tradition....


21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | August 27, 2018

Preached August 26, 2018, St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I prepared my Sunday homily today before the morning news, before hearing about the very serious accusations made against the Pope and a number...


20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | August 20, 2018

Preached August 19, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Wisdom has built her house.  Before we talk about the house that Wisdom builds for herself, we need to talk a little about ‘Wisdom’....


17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | July 30, 2018

Jesus’ miracle of the multiplication of loaves, from which we have heard today, following St. John’s Gospel, leads into Jesus’ ‘Bread of Life’ discourse, from which we will hear in the Sundays ahead. The miracle...