Browsing the 2018 archive of Fr. Matt's Homilies

September 16, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 9/17/18

In the course of our lives I think we all have probably had the experience of thinking that we really know someone, and finding out later on that they weren’t the person we thought they were.  Usually that realization leaves us disgusted or disappointed, angry or just plain sad.  ... Read More »

September 9, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 9/11/18

Last year I had the privilege of going to Colombia.  Going around the city of Cartagena, it’s one of those places that’s very Catholic – and so much of the city centers around their patron Saint, Peter Claver – whose Feast we would normally celebrate tomorrow/today.  Peter was a ... Read More »

September 2, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 9/04/18

 I’ve talked before about how I spent a lot of my summers growing up  going to Good News Day camp – it was an interdenominational bible camp for kids.  And one of the things we had to do everyday was to memorize a bible verse.  One of them is ... Read More »

August 26, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/27/18

I had a friend in high school whose family in their living room had a crucifix, and underneath the crucifix was a large plaque that had a quote on it from our first reading today from Joshua ‘as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.’ That ... Read More »

August 19, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/20/18

This weekend is a time of great joy for us as a Parish.  Tomorrow we celebrate our Parish Feast Day for the 144th  time.  Tonight we celebrate the new life of Baptism for one of our little ones.  Both of those are indeed moments of absolute joy. But as ... Read More »

August 12, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/20/18

I’ve found myself driving a lot lately, and have you ever been driving along, windows down, enjoying the breeze and the fresh air of summer, all is just happy and nice and pleasant.  And then all of the sudden into the car wafts an odor of such indescribable wretchedness ... Read More »

August 5, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/06/18

I’ve spoken before of my great love for the Bacon Egg and Cheese Biscuit from McDonalds.  I also have a curious passion for the Filet-O-Fish as well – I thinks it’s the cheese and hot tartar sauce that makes it so delectable.  Anywho, both of those are good examples ... Read More »

July 29, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/01/18

Some time in the course of my spiritual life I remember spending some time in lectio divina reflecting on our Gospel reading this weekend.  It’s a rather commonly known story, Jesus feeding the multitude – but the part of it that I found to be captivating was how this ... Read More »

July 22, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 7/23/18

  Our readings this weekend talk about our shepherds in the life of faith.  In particular those who lead their sheep astray, or who fail to live up to the ministry entrusted to their care.            Pope Francis is well known when he speaks to his bishops and to ... Read More »

Maryknoll Missioners July 15, 2018

Posted by Michelle Fox on 7/18/18

Good morning/afternoon everyone.

 

Before I begin I want to extend my thanks to Fr. Matt, Michelle, and Peggy for welcoming me here and making my presence with you all possible.

 

As Fr. Matt said, my name is Annie Burns. I am 24 years old. I am a ... Read More »