Watch and listen as Fr. Michael gives the homily at this year’s Jubilee gathering for the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus.
Do you believe that Jesus is the Divine Son of God? In the life of the early Church this was affirmed in practice when Christian believers died proclaiming Jesus as Lord. It was also affirmed in doctrine at the Council of Nicea. Listen as Fr. Michael teaches this important lesson on faith. Read the transcript:
Fr. Michael reminds us that the love God has for us is an individual love, it isn’t generic. Our lives on earth are meant to prepare us for this love so that after our own resurrection we can join the Holy Angels and Saints in eternal love for God and our loved ones. Reading, Gospel…
This is a bonus homily from Fr. Michael (audio only) for the Feast of Corpus Christi, celebrated last Sunday. Additionally, Fr. Jim’s Gospel Study for the same feast is below.
The thought and writings of Ancient Greek philosophers and poets are still studied in our world today but those same Greek thinkers in Athens mostly rejected St. Paul and his Gospel message to them about the Resurrection. Fr. Michael unpacks their reaction and what St. Paul did next. Read the transcript:
With the passing of Pentecost our liturgical season passes from Easter to Ordinary Time. A time for green, and the reminder of new life. Listen as Fr. Michael recounts memories from his trip last year to celebrate Pentecost in Rome with Pope Francis. (Mark 9:38-40) Homily transcript:
In this homily, Fr. Michael unpacks a time of trouble of Jesus and his disciples, the last hours before his arrest and crucifixion. He concludes with a simple, but powerful form of prayer to bring Jesus into our daily lives. Read the transcript:
Jesus said to his disciples: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor knows him. Read the Gospel –
In this time of spring, where life is sprouting a new from the deadness of winter, Jesus reminds us that to grow in love we must remain in Him. We must take our nourishment and new life from the power of His love. Read the transcript:
When you pray with others, what do those around you pray for? In this week’s Gospel, we get a glimpse into Jesus’ prayer; a prayer for Christian unity: “Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed saying: ‘Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one…