Browsing Fr. Chris's Homilies

2nd Sunday of Lent B February 25, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/26/24

2nd Sunday of Lent B

February 25, 2024

 

When this old world starts a getting me down

And people are just too much for me to face

I climb right up to the top of the stairs

And all my cares just drift into space.

On the roof, ... Read More »

First Sunday of Lent B Feb 18, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/21/24

First Sunday of Lent B Feb 18, 2024 During the time of Covid-19 rainbows were everywhere. At St. Cecilia, when we moved into the parish hall, we had a painting of a rainbow by a boy from the parish, in front of the altar. On this first Sunday of ... Read More »

Ash Wed February 14, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/21/24

Ash Wed February 14, 2024 Today we begin the season of Lent. For the next 40 days we will prepare for Easter with Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving. This year Ash Wednesday falls on Valentines Day. For me Valentine’s Day is about “conversation Hearts” The hard candies have saying about ... Read More »

5th Sunday B - February 4, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/07/24

A few years ago, I served as Chaplin at the Catholic House at the Chautauqua Institute. I was there for a humor week. Each week the priests at the house give a lecture on a topic. Being a week on humor I spoke on Catholic humor. (Some of you ... Read More »

4th Sunday B January 28, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/07/24

To teach with authority means not the words spoken, but the actions that follow the words. Jesus spoke not only with his words, but with his actions. It may be that the actions were more important, it is only later that we look for his words. So often we ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of ordinary Time B January 14, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/07/24

Now that we are in the new year. After the noise makers of midnight Jan 1, we experience silence. In the silence of these winter nights, we listen for the voice of our God to speak to us. Often it is hard to hear what is spoken in the ... Read More »

Epiphany B - January 7, 2024

Posted by Diane DeDominics on 2/07/24

Epiphany B January 7, 2024 Journey of the Magi T. S. Eliot 1888 – 1965 ‘A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.’ ... Read More »