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Jul 27 – Homily: The Hidden Treasure : Jesus In Mary

Jul 27 – Homily: The Hidden Treasure : Jesus In Mary

We possess the Kingdom of Heaven in possessing Jesus in Mary: first through baptism, then in its perfect renewal, Marian consecration. Ave Maria! Mass: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday…
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Jul 27 – Homily: Islam and Providence

Father reminds us that “that all things work for good for those who love God,” and that this presupposes Faith in Providence (a.k.a. God’s loving plan for everything) and Love of God. As an…
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Jul 26 – Homily: On the Veneration of Saints

Jul 26 – Homily: On the Veneration of Saints

On the feast of the Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of the Lord, Father Mattias speaks of why Catholics honor and venerate the Saints, and contrasts Catholic devotion to those in…
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Jul 26 – Homily: Sts. Joachim and Anne

Jul 26 – Homily: Sts. Joachim and Anne

The parents of Our Lady, Saints Joachim and Anne, remind us about the importance of purity, chastity, and modesty, especially in our current culture that is so opposed to these essential virtues….
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Jul 25 – Homily: St. James the Apostle

Jul 25 – Homily: St. James the Apostle

Father preaches on St. James the Apostle and how Our Lord used him to teach us humility. Ave Maria! Mass: St. James – Feast – Form: OF Readings: 1st: 2co 4:7-15 Resp: psa 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5,…
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Jul 25 – Homily: Are You Ready to be a Martyr?

Jul 25 – Homily: Are You Ready to be a Martyr?

The first of the Apostles to be martyred was St. James the Greater whom we celebrate today. Fr. Maximilian reflects on a question his mother asked him as he was preparing to enter religious…
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Jul 23 – Homily: Greatest Sign of Love

Jul 23 – Homily: Greatest Sign of Love

Father Maximilian comments on the life of St. Bridget of Sweden, and focuses on her intense meditations on the passion of Jesus. He asks why we give so much focus on what looks like a altogether…
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Jul 22 – Homily: The Penitent of the Gospel

Jul 22 – Homily: The Penitent of the Gospel

Today is the Memorial of St. Mary Magdalene, the penitent of the Gospels. Father Matthias goes over with us the meaning of penance with the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and encourages…
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Jul 22 – Homily: St. Mary Magdalene

Jul 22 – Homily: St. Mary Magdalene

St. Mary Magdalene teaches us by the purity of her perfect contrition and love how we, too, may console the Heart of Jesus. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Mary Magdalene – Mem – Form: OF Readings: Tuesday…
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Jul 21 – Homily: A True Son of St. Francis

Father Maximilian speaks on today’s Franciscan saint, showing that St. Lawrence of Brindisi was a true son of Saint Francis. Let us imitate, if not his particular call, his generosity in answering…
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