Homilies, Scripture Reflections & Modern Issues


Fr. Jeff's Homilies and Reflections on Modern Issues

Dance with Me - Undivided Unity
Click to hear the homily. God as Trinity  is not abstract like a math formula.  God is an eternal Dance of Unity.  How do we join the dance?  How do we finally unite with one another in humanity? t 

Holy Spirit: From Breaking Point to Turning Point
Click to hear the homily.Holy Spirit: From Breaking Point to Turning Point  Perhaps our world is at a turning point not a breaking point? 

Mother's Day 2017
Click to hear the homily.Mother's Day 2017  Did you know you are wonderfully made?  Don’t we want other people to know they too are wonderfully made?  Isn’t that evangelization? 

Coping Mechanism
Click to hear the homily.3rd Sunday of Advent Coping Mechanism   Is 35:1-10, Jas 5:7-10, Mt 11:2-11   Most of life, physical or spiritual, is coping. Life is 80% coping and 20% overcoming. People with chronic illness teach us how to help each other cope.

Where is the Mother, There is Healing
Click to hear the homily.Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin MaryWhere is the Mother, there is healing.   Mary is blessed with original freedom and so is Eve.  What happened? May Mother help us find original freedom again, freedom for the Word, freedom for the other, freedom to love.  

Click to hear the homily.Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the UniverseIn the bible, the king is majestic,  beautiful.How does beauty saves us,How is Christ the king, majestic on the cross?If Christ rules over our hearts, what beautiful thing happens inside us?Are we being carried away by a kingdom of false beauty  or carried along by the kingdom of true beauty?1 Pt:  It was not any cleverly invented myths that we were repeating when we brought you the knowledge of the power and the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ; we had seen his majesty for ourselves. He was honoured and glorified by God the Father, when the Sublime Glory itself spoke to him and said, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved; he enjoys my favour.’ We heard this ourselves, spoken from heaven, when we were with him on the holy mountain.  

Got Us by the Hair
Click to hear the homily.33rd Sunday Ordinary TimeGot Us By The Hair Every hair on your head is counted.  So, don't be afraid.  Persevere.