Sermons on Faith

Homilies that help you in developing your relationship with God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit.

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

Wonderful liturgy and prayers today in this solemnity! They have to be said joining our hands with the victims of the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki  just 75 years ago. FR. GERARD Litany for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Adapted from a prayer by Susan Mark Landis As we gather together this morning, we remember over…

Lord, Teach Me To Pray

Who really feels all their prayers have been answered? Nobody! How can we reconcile that with Jesus assurance in this Gospel “For everyone who asks, receives, and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened” (Lk 11:10). If Jesus says so it must be true. Why then…

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

How many times have we all said or thought: “I can’t get involved; what will everybody think?” “How is that going to be seen in the community?” And we would be right. The more we take Jesus seriously, the better chance we have not to be popular.  

Seek, Knock, Follow

Whenever an urgent need comes up, inevitably someone would say, “We don’t have the money or the volunteers to do that.” The answer is always the same, “Let’s just start doing it, the Lord will provide.” One does not just stay there and expect the Lord to drop it from heaven. One needs to get to work: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you shall find, knock, and it shall be open to you” (Lk 11:9).

Pickup Your Cross and Follow Me

We hear a lot about extremes these days. There are programs like “Extreme Adventures” “Extreme Sports” “Extreme make over” for people, for houses, for cars, for gardens, you name it. The example that Jesus gives us in the Gospel can also be labeled “Extreme Love.”