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The Forgotten Sacrament

By Fr. Jeff | 01/28/2012

I have been teaching our RCIA Catechumens and Candidates about the Sacraments.  There are seven sacraments that we can separate into three categories.  Under the category of Initiation are Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist.  Marriage and Holy Orders are categorized as…

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The Struggle To Be A Disciple

By Fr. Jeff | 01/22/2012

Here is my homily for today (Sunday, January 22, 2012) 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (Click here to see the readings) Jonah 3:1-5, 10 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Mark 1:14-20 January 22, 2012 We see a pretty lofty example…

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The Need For Mental Health Care

By Fr. Jeff | 01/14/2012

Each year our Diocesan Public Policy Committee selects three issues to promote awareness of.  This year’s issues are Sex Trafficking – Even in our own country, people are exploited and treated as objects of pleasure.  Our faith is clear that…

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What Is It That We Seek?

By Fr. Jeff | 01/12/2012

In today’s (Jan. 12, 2012) readings, we can see two different relationships with the Lord.  In the first reading, the Israelites battles against their enemy, the Philistines (who David will defeat in the future).  When the Israelites lose the battle,…

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Getting the Word Out

By Fr. Jeff | 01/08/2012

The message that we are called to give is clear.  It is the message of Jesus Christ that we are given in the Bible.  It is not just a message that we should receive and keep to ourselves.  The message…

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Mary and Peace

By Fr. Jeff | 01/01/2012

Today (January 1st) we honor Mary and we pray for peace.  Here is the homily I preached on this occasion. Mary, Mother of God Numbers 6:22-37 Galatians 4:4-7 Luke 2:16-21 January 1, 2012 We could ask ourselves why are we…

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