Saturday, January 21, 2017
Purity and Courage: the Double-Edged Sword that Pierces the Culture of Death

Homily for the Mass for the Walk for Life (2017) Memorial of St. Agnes  Introduction Earlier this morning in Rome Mass was celebrated in the Basilica of St. Agnes in … Read More

Saturday, February 20, 2016
The Blood of Christ Marks Our Passover from Death to New Life

Mass on the Occasion of the Lunar New Year February 20, 2016; St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral Introduction Our first reading relates the ancient institution of the New Year among the… Read More

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Living in Our Bodies the Discipline of Lent to Please the One We Love

Homily – Ash Wednesday February 10, 2016, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral Once again this year, as we do every year on this day, we will receive ashes on … Read More

Saturday, January 23, 2016
God’s Mercy in the Eucharist Leads Us from the Darkness of Death to the Light of Life

Homily for Mass on the Occasion of the Walk for Life West Coast January 23, 2016, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral  Introduction The first reading we just heard proclaimed at our… Read More

Sunday, January 03, 2016
The Light of Christ that Leads Us Safely Home

Mass to Mark 20th Anniversary of Perpetual Adoration at Nativity Parish, Solemnity of the Epiphany January 3, 2016, Nativity Parish, Menlo Park Introduction In 1833, the famous Catholic convert Blessed… Read More

Sunday, December 13, 2015
The Door to God’s Paradise is Reopened to All

Solemn Vespers for Opening of Holy Door Third Sunday in Advent, Gaudete Sunday, Year C December 13, 2015, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral Introduction “Jesus Christ is the face… Read More

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
BEARING WITNESS TO CHRIST, THE SURE FOUNDATION OF OUR LIFE

Homily for Mass on the Occasion of the Walk for Life West Coast Feast of St. Francis de Sales June 24, 2015; St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, CA Introduction Some… Read More

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
BEARING WITNESS TO CHRIST, THE SURE FOUNDATION OF OUR LIFE

Homily for Mass on the Occasion of the Walk for Life West CoastFeast of St. Francis de SalesJune 24, 2015; St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, CA IntroductionSome months ago a… Read More

Saturday, May 30, 2015
GOOD SHEPHERDS AND SHEEPDOGS: PROVIDING THE LIGHT CHRIST’S TRUTH AND THE WARMTH OF HIS CHARITY TO HIS PEOPLE

Homily, Ordinations to Priesthood And Diaconate For Dominican Friars; May 30, 2015, St. Dominic Church Readings: Jer 1:4-9; Rom 12:4-8; Jn 10:11-16 Introduction At the shrine of Our Lady of… Read More

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
GOOD SHEPHERDS AND SHEEPDOGS: PROVIDING THE LIGHT CHRIST’S TRUTH AND THE WARMTH OF HIS CHARITY TO HIS PEOPLE

Homily, Ordinations to Priesthood And Diaconate For Dominican Friars; May 30, 2015, St. Dominic Church Readings: Jer 1:4-9; Rom 12:4-8; Jn 10:11-16 Introduction At the shrine of Our Lady of… Read More

Sunday, April 26, 2015
PERFECT CHARITY IN UNION WITH AND WITNESS TO CHRIST

Homily for Mass for Consecrated Life 4th Sunday of Easter, Year “B” April 26, 2015; St. Mary’s Cathedral Introduction We are all grateful to our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for declaring… Read More

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
PERFECT CHARITY IN UNION WITH AND WITNESS TO CHRIST

Homily for Mass for Consecrated Life 4th Sunday of Easter, Year “B” April 26, 2015; St. Mary’s Cathedral Introduction We are all grateful to our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for… Read More