Sep 25 - Homily: Learn Lazarus' Name

Solidarity, do we practice it? In the world, the rich are known, but the poor are anonymous, name-less. Fr. John Joseph remarks that in the Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man, the tables are turned. We know the name of Lazarus, but the rich man is … [Mehr]
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Sep 24 - Homily: Mary, All Beautiful

Mary is All Beautiful, Father Dominic tells us, because she is the masterpiece of the love of God, who is beauty itself. Let us desire and draw close to the divine beauty, then we too will be beautiful, not necessarily to the superficial eyes of the world, but to God, who sees what we really are.
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Sep 23 - Homily: Padre Pio and the Mercy of Confession

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, a great miracle worker on par with anyone in centuries past, but who died at the height of the space race in 1968, giving a spiritual impetus in a world hyped up on technology and in great ferment. … [Mehr]
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Sep 22 - Homily: Nothing New Under the Sun

Fr. Ignatius on the wisdom of Solomon when he says there is nothing new under the son. Father applies this to our modern world that even "new" things become normal and old very quickly. and do not satisfy. Instead order our lives to eternal … [Mehr]
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Our Lady of Sorrows
Great Sermon - as St Augustine also says“Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in you.”

Sep 21 - Homily: Mercy and Mission for St. Matthew

Fr. Elias on how Our Lord extended so much mercy to Matthew the tax collector who was considered a sinner. This gives us much hope that we can all repent and turn to the Lord and follow in His footsteps, carrying our cross, going on mission each … [Mehr]
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Sep 20 - Homily - Fr Alan: Korea's Remarkable Faith

Fr. Alan observes the remarkable history of the Korean Church . The first baptisms in 1592 at the hands of invading Japanese soldiers led to a 200-year period of growth and persecution without any ministry from the hierarchical Church. The first … [Mehr]
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Sep 18 - Homily: Spiritual Cleverness

Fr. Dominic contrasts the cleverness of the world with the cleverness of the spirit. The first manipulates people for money and power, the second is inspired by God for spiritual growth and evangelism. Humility, love, mercy, prayer; these are the … [Mehr]
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Sep 17 - Homily: Francis, Lover of the Holy Cross

Saint Francis had a great love for the Holy Cross, so great that God imprinted the marks of the cross in to the very flesh of Saint Francis in the Stigmata. Let us also love the cross as it comes to us in our daily life, being always faithful to … [Mehr]
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Sep 15 - Homily: Mary Coredemptrix

Fr. Ignatius preaches on the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows which we celebrate here as a solemnity since it is the patron feast of our friary that bears the title of Coredemptrix Friary. Father explains that the title Coredemptrix does not take away … [Mehr]
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Acknowledge the Coredemptrix! - MNOW 36

Dr. Mark Miravalle on the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows exhorts us to Acknowledge the Coredemptrix, to honor her heroic acceptance of her suffering with Jesus, climaxing on Calvary. For more information and resources: Phone: 740-937-2277 Site: www.… [Mehr]
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Sep 13 - Homily: St John Chrysostom, Sower of the Seed

Fr. Alan on the life of St. John Chrysostom and the reading of the parable of the sower of the seed. St. John in his great preaching was a sower of the seed over a vast field. Let us be the good soil that receives the seed and produce a great yield. … [Mehr]
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Sep 14 - Homily: Triumph of the Cross

Fr. Ignatius on the meaning and power of the Cross of Christ and how it has become such a great symbol of the Triumph of Christ over evil. Ave Maria! Mass: Triumph of the Holy Cross - Feast Readings: 1st: num 21:4-9 Resp: psa 78:1-2, 34-35, 36-37, … [Mehr]
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Sep 12 - Homily: Victorious and Holy Name of Mary

Fr. Matthias gives the history of the feast of the Holy Name of Mary, centering on the Siege of Vienna and the miraculous victory over the Muslims who had superior numbers. Father relates this to the battles in our own spiritual life. Ave Maria! … [Mehr]
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Sep 10 - Homily - Fr Dominic: Let Mary Do Her Job

As part of her God-given role, Mary is the Mother and Teacher of our spiritual lives. Father Dominic tells us to give ourselves over to her so that she may do her job in our hearts and establish there the rule of Christ the King. Ave Maria!
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Sep 09 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Peter Claver Slave of Slaves

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter Claver who was known as the slave of slaves for his untiring efforts to help the unfortunate slaves coming to Columbia from Africa. Father relates this to the readings and the modern tragedy of abortion. Ave Maria! … [Mehr]
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Sep 08 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Beauty and Coming of the Mother of God

Fr. Ignatius reflects on the attributes of being: goodness, truth, and beauty, and how they can be attributed respectively to the Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He notes that beauty tends to be feminine, underscoring how St. Maximilian … [Mehr]
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Sep 07 – Homily – Fr Elias: Detachment from this World

Fr. Elias reflects on the readings which today focus on the need for detachment from things of this world in order to focus on supernatural things. In this way we will find peace in both this world and the next. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday in the … [Mehr]
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Day With Mary #159: Jesus doesn't snore

Ave Maria! Fr. Giles speaks on the Eucharist during the "Day With Mary" held at Mater Christi Catholic Church in Yangebup, Western Australia on 3 September 2016. +++ For mp3 Audio of this video, go to AirMaria.com By the Franciscan Friars of the … [Mehr]
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Day With Mary #160: Without devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary there is no Perfection

Ave Maria! Fr. Andre speaks on Our Lady during the “Day With Mary†held at Mater Christi Catholic Church in Yangebup, Western Australia on 3 September 2016. +++ For mp3 Audio of this video, go to AirMaria.com By the Franciscan Friars of the Imma… [Mehr]
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Sep 06 – Homily – Fr Elias: Christians, Light to the Nations

Fr. Elias on the need for Christians to be a light to the nations. This involves being able to settle their own disputes as a witness to the ability of the Gospel to bring peace to Earth, giving good example by purity in marriage and how the Lord … [Mehr]
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