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Father David's Homilies

Father David's Homilies

Homily 9/15/2019

Posted by Rev. David Chiantella

24th Sunday of the Year 2019

The three parables in today’s lengthy Gospel challenge conventional thinking. They describe people doing things that we most likely would not do. All three of them— especially the first two—seem crazy. Who would ever do what the shepherd of the lost sheep does or what ... Read More »

Homily 9/8/2019

Posted by Rev. David Chiantella

23rd Sunday of the Year 2019

In today’s Gospel Jesus defines four Demands of discipleship.

1.) The CONTEXT of discipleship

The text says that large crowds were following Jesus and so he turned to address them. Just about any time you find a mention of a large crowd fasten ... Read More »

Homily 9/1/2019

Posted by Rev. David Chiantella

21st Sunday of the Year 2019

In the readings today the Lord describes a danger: our tendency to make light of judgment and not be sober that one day we must account for our actions. In the first reading the Lord sets forth His desire to save us, but ... Read More »

Homily 8/25/19

Posted by Rev. David Chiantella

21st Sunday of the Year 2019

In the readings today the Lord describes a danger: our tendency to make light of judgment and not be sober that one day we must account for our actions. In the first reading the Lord sets forth His desire to save us, but ... Read More »