Browsing the August 2019 archive of Fr. Matt's Homilies

August 18, 2019

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/19/19

This weekend the Deacons of the Diocese are on retreat. I went over to help with confessions on Friday, and before we started we were talking just outside the chapel.  I leaned against this wall that separated the chapel from the vestibule, and all of the sudden I noticed ... Read More »

August 11, 2019

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/15/19

One of the best descriptions of faith I ever heard compared it to a glass of water.  We are the glass.  Faith is the water.  When we are young, our glass is very small, and so it doesn’t take much water to fill it.  But as we grow older, ... Read More »

August 4, 2019

Posted by Michelle Fox on 8/05/19

  Vanity is a powerful thing.  It pervades our lives.  It pervades our world.         All the focus on self.  Instead of the focus on Jesus.  If we spent 10% of the energy on Jesus that we spend on ourselves, then so much in our lives, our families, our ... Read More »