Homilies

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

(Based on Amos 7:12-15, Eph 1:3-14 and Mk 6:7-13 – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Ella Gunderson is teenage Catholic girl from Seattle, Washington.  In 2004, she went into a Nordstrom’s  store to buy a pair of jeans. However, none of the jeans were pleasing to her...

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

It is not unusual to walk through the subway in New York City during rush hour and hear musicians playing, hoping to earn a few dollars in tips. However, on the morning of January 12, 2007, something extraordinary happened. The world renowned violinist, Joshua Bell,...

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Nino Baglieri was born in southern Sicily in a small town called Modica. When he was 17 years old, he fell off a scaffolding and injured himself so severely that he was paralyzed. The only thing he could do was move his head. In the years that followed, Nino became...