Homilies (sermons)

Please note:  For those currently unable to gather with the community of faith because of Coronavirus precautions, homilies continue to be available in audio and text format on the parish website.

“You that are blessed by my Father…”

“You that are blessed by my Father…” PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. Jesus tells a story of a king who says, “When I was hungry, you gave me food. When I was thirsty you…

Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. We’ve heard this particular parable ever since we first went to Sunday School. Back in our very young days, the teacher probably had a lesson…

Be watchful, be ready

Be watchful Be ready PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. Listen to this homily A woman wonders if her lamp will burn throughout the night. She wonders if she can find oil to replenish it when…

All Hallows’ — All Saints’ Day

All Hallows’ — All Saints’ Day Read today’s gospel scripture → Matthew 5: 1-12 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. Listen to the homily. I imagine the splendour and the majesty that surrounds All Saints’…

The greatest commandment

The greatest commandment Read today’s gospel scripture → Matthew 22: 34-46 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. Listen to this homily I bet you might not know this but how many commandments do you think…

Press pause to give thanks

Press pause to give thanks Read today’s gospel scripture → Luke 17: 11-19 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. Listen to the homily. When I intentionally think about being thankful… being consciously thankful for all…