Browsing the June 2018 archive of Fr. Matt's Homilies

June 24, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 6/26/18

  There seems to be something embedded deep within the human person that makes us want to solve problems. In all the plethora of conundra that we are confronted with in our lives we spend quite a bit, if not the majority of our time trying to find solutions ... Read More »

June 10, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 6/26/18

          As the summer starts to get rolling along now, we have something rather serious to consider in the Gospel this weekend.  It’s one of those curious parts of Jesus’ teachings, and He just kinda slips it in there 2/3 of the way through the Gospel – the unforgivable sin. 

          You and I, we tend to be very good at looking at other people’s sins and judging them to be unforgivable.  Be honest – when we hear of someone doing something, see it on the news or read it in the paper, or hear it at work on Monday morning, we are so very very good at judging.  Most especially when we determine someone’s sin to be so heinous, so wretched and awful, that we say things like – they should be fed to the wolves, or cut up into little pieces, or burned alive before they spend eternity in hell – you know, all the things Jesus tells us exactly not to do….yeah, we’re good at that.  Remember the caution, don’t judge someone just because they sin differently than we do.  Good advice, for all of ... Read More »

June 3, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 6/26/18

              Sometime in the next few months I want us to do a new adult education series on the Mass.  Bishop Barron, an auxiliary Bishop from Los Angeles is coming out with a new series on the Mass that really looks interesting and I think it would ... Read More »