In this homily given on the Feast of St. James, Fr. Michael teaches that despite our weakness and failings, Jesus can work through us if we allow His grace to pour into our hearts. Read the Gospel and Transcription:
As Fr. Michael continues to reflect on his 50 years as a Jesuit, he reminds us to to live and love each day in gratitude. Read the Gospel and Raw transcript –
Fr. Michael gave this homily in honor of his 50th year as a Jesuit and the 50th wedding anniversary of his sister Terri and brother-in-law Pat.
To see the face of God Fr. Michael suggests we need to adopt the child-like qualities of humility and wonder. Read the transcript:
Originally given in January 2018, this homily explores God’s unflagging grace for each of us, despite our continual struggle to fully accept God’s love and assistance. Read the transcript:
Divisions abound in our Christian faith, in our society and even in our families. Using the Gospel from John 17:20-26 as a base, Fr. Michael offers compelling ways to help bring us closer together. Gospel: Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed saying: “I pray not only for these, but also for those who…
Today’s homily is short and sweet. Given on the Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, Fr. Michael tells a history of this young Saint who was only 36 when he died. In addition to the important work he did defending the divinity of Jesus, St. Anthony continues to help in our daily lives when we…
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…