Any number of times over the years the inspiration for these "Sunday Sermon" pieces has been drawn from some idea put forward by the priests at my church. Today, Father Sean English provided that inspiration with his sermon in which he spoke of the "Three Kings" in relation to today's celebration of the Epiphany. … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: the Epiphany of the three Magi
Today marks the final Sunday in the liturgical year of the Catholic Church. Next Sunday begins the season of Advent, the four-week period leading up to the birth of Jesus Christ. As Advent begins, the readings at Mass will begin to lead us towards that most important and holy moment in the history of humanity. … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: In the end, we all become one with God
Another day marks the return of another regular series to my website. This time it will be the weekly 'Sunday Sermon' series geared towards religious/spiritual issues. This series is one of my oldest, beginning all the way back in September 2005. It ran fairly regularly through 2013, but then disappeared for the better part of … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Giving thanks for modern religious
The 'Sermon on the Mount' was delivered by Jesus Christ shortly after he had chosen his original twelve apostles and begun his public ministry. It is covered most famously in chapter five of the Book of Matthew within the New Testament of the Bible. One of the most influential, inspirational speeches in the history of … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: A city set on a hill
"See to it that no one captivate you with an empty, seductive philosophy according to human tradition, according to the elemental powers of the world and not according to Christ" ~ St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians (New Testament, Colossians 2:8) It's a question that does not have a simple answer: are Catholic schools … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Are Catholic Schools ‘Better’ Than Public?