Homily

A Call to Service

You know how we all say we’re busy?  Can we be honest and admit that, despite…


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Spontaneous Prayer

I’ve said some foolish things in my life.  One time I met a woman who said,…


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Parenting

A good young priest, Fr. Lucio Choi, once shared with me how he was discouraged,…


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Healing is Simpler Than Imagined

I know a man who’s got a lot of problems: He struggles with his closest…


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How do you spell faith? R-I-S-K

Many of you have said that you remember the story I told last year about…


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How We Treat the Poor Matters

I have a happy announcement to make, one that reminds us to do some biblical…


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Should There Be Separation of Church and State?

On December 1, 1955, a 42-year old black woman named Rosa Parks refused to give…


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The Value of One Person

Two years ago, I learned something funny about boys and girls.  At the end of the…


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Fruitful Discipleship

One of the last times I went to Confession, I wanted to make a really…


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Made for Service

When I was in Taiwan living at the Holy See nunciature (Vatican embassy), Msgr. Russell…


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