24th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Tame our ego, look for the truth, have some personal discipline and invite God to help

September 11, 2022 As a younger child, I used to go to “confession” every Saturday night, and I repeated the same sins of fighting with my brothers and sister and disobeying my parents – for years. I did not substitute a molten calf for Jesus in the blessed sacrament.  I was not a “stiff neckedContinue reading “24th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Tame our ego, look for the truth, have some personal discipline and invite God to help”

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jesus frees us to be our best self

June 26, 2022 (First homily before Supreme Court Decision) Have you heard the expression: “You said a mouthful?”  It refers to someone who speaks an obvious and worthwhile truth – like the Scripture we have heard today.  So, let’s review each passage.  First reading: 1 Kings 19 The prophets Elijah and Elisha.  Neither wanted GodContinue reading 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jesus frees us to be our best self