Friend Come up Higher

Fr. David’s homily August 28, 2016. You may have read of a recent incident in Wichita, Kansas. It seems as if an African American activist had organized more than 1,000 “Black Lives Matter” protesters to march the streets of Wichita on a coming...

The Narrow Door

Fr. David’s homily August 20, 2016. The Narrow Door The narrow door. Some people have a narrower door to get through than most of us, don’t they? It’s not a narrower door to heaven, but a narrower door to life. And for that reason, I suspect it’s a wide open...

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. David’s homily June 19, 2016. June 19, 2016 Whose heart was not broken by the events of last Sunday in Orlando, Florida? Forty-nine innocent people gunned down by a madman. A massacre. How is a human being driven to such anger, such violence? Clearly the...

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. David’s homily June 12, 2016. Homily on left – Gospel reading on right. Years ago, in another place, a young couple came to see me. It was a difficult for them. The girl was pregnant. For a series of reasons, marriage was out of the question, as was...

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. David’s homily June 5, 2016. Homily on left – Gospel reading on right. The migrant crisis is one of the tragedies of our time. Here are people struggling to hold on to their human dignity. They seek a homeland and safety. They flee their country...

Feast of Corpus Christi

Fr. David’s homily May 29, 2016 Feast of Corpus Christi A story, appearing first in the Boston Globe, and then nationally syndicated, was entitled Team Impact. Team Impact stands for: Inspire, Motivate, and Play Against ChallengesTogether. The program matches up...
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