Father Nathan Homily | November 01, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | November 01, 2020

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Homily for November 1, 2020, we celebrate the solemnity of all souls. The Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount and The Beatitudes

Father Nathan Homily | October 25, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | October 25, 2020

3oth Sunday in Ordinary Time “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment.

Father Nathan Homily | October 18, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | October 18, 2020

Many are invited, but few are chosen. Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests and elders of the people in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son. He dispatched his servants to summon the invited guests to the feast,but they refused to come…

Father Nathan Homily | October 4, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | October 4, 2020

God cared for his people as a good gardener cares for his vineyard, yet they failed to produce the good and the desired fruits. We are the new people of God, the vineyard planted and cared for by Crist. God Looks to us to produce the fruits of justice, holiness, and peace. This is a great privilege and a great challenge too.

Father Nathan Homily | September 20, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | September 20, 2020

The readings have only one theme: God’s boundless and merciful love for sinners. He goes out of His way in order to help and save sinners. This is good news for us. Our sins are great and terrible. But God’s mercy and love are infinitely greater.

Father Nathan Homily | September 13, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | September 13, 2020

The Story of Peter and Jesus continues. This reading is closely tied to last week’s Gospel lesson. In verse 16, Peter confessed his faith that Jesus was the Messiah, the Son of God. Now Jesus shows him what messiahship and discipleship entail. “take up his cross, and follow me.” MT 16:24

Father Nathan Homily | September 6, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | September 6, 2020

The Story of Peter and Jesus continues. This reading is closely tied to last week’s Gospel lesson. In verse 16, Peter confessed his faith that Jesus was the Messiah, the Son of God. Now Jesus shows him what messiahship and discipleship entail. “take up his cross, and follow me.” MT 16:24

Father Nathan Homily | August 30, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | August 30, 2020

The Story of Peter and Jesus continues. This reading is closely tied to last week’s Gospel lesson. In verse 16, Peter confessed his faith that Jesus was the Messiah, the Son of God. Now Jesus shows him what messiahship and discipleship entail. “take up his cross, and follow me.” MT 16:24

Father Nathan Homily | August 23, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | August 23, 2020

The Gospel story shows that the primacy of Peter was not something that was invented by the church later on. It went right back to the beginning, yes, to the mind and will of Christ himself. The Story of Peter and Jesus. “…upon this rock I will build my church…”

Father Nathan Homily | August 16, 2020

Father Nathan Homily | August 16, 2020

In today’s gospel, we meet a pagan woman who had the most extraordinary faith in Jesus, a faith that was rewarded with the cure of her sick daughter.