Browsing the May 2020 archive of Father Nick's Homilies

Homily 5-24-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 5/26/20

Solemnity of the Ascension

In this time when many people are now working from home, I think it is fitting to consider the Ascension as the time when Jesus left earth to work from home. The Ascension is when Jesus departed earth and returned to heaven in order to ... Read More »

Homily 5-17-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 5/18/20

6th Sunday of Easter

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”

Jesus is pretty clear. It is a simple if then statement. Before becoming priests, before even learning Theology, a man needs a philosophy degree. And you learn something almost on the first day of philosophy 101. ... Read More »

Homily 5-10-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 5/12/20

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me.”

And then Jesus says he is going away. He is going to leave them.

We are in the liturgical season of Easter, during the forty days during which Jesus was risen and ... Read More »

Homily 5-3-20

Posted by Jennifer Herdman on 5/03/20

Let's set the context for our first reading. It is Pentecost morning. Nine days earlier, Jesus had the disciples meet him in Galilee and commissioned them to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the ... Read More »