Weekly Sermons

   

Attitude of Gratitude
December 01, 2019
How beautiful it is to live with an attitude of gratitude. If we can maintain such a spirit, it transforms our whole perspective on life. We won’t focus on what we don’t have, or on what others have. Instead, we thank God for each and every blessing, and strive to help those who don’t have what we have! Read more »

Noticing the Poor All Around Us
November 01, 2019
I remember a story that Mother Teresa once told about a very poor family with six children who had nothing to eat. In fact, this family hadn’t eaten for several days. So Mother Teresa went to visit their home, and brought a big sack of rice. Read more »

Hear the Word of God and Bear Fruit
October 13, 2019
Good news that offers love and joy. Good news that fills us with strength and hope. Good news that overcomes all darkness and even death itself. Good news that ushers in the kingdom and reign of God. Good news that renews our lives. Read more »

Compassion - The Sign of a Follower of Jesus Christ
October 06, 2019
What is a clear sign of someone who is a disciple of Jesus Christ? What virtues should stand out abundantly clear for a follower of the Lord, and what should distinguish the vision and mission of Christ’s Church? Read more »

Our Greatest and Most Challenging Call - To Love Our Enemies
September 29, 2019
What marks a true follower of Christ is precisely the fact that we are so filled with HIS SPIRIT OF LOVE and MERCY and KINDNESS that we can love even our enemies, do good even to those who don’t treat us well, bless those who curse us, and give to others, without expecting anything in return! Read more »

Our God of Surprises
September 22, 2019
Surprises!!! How many of us like surprises?!? Of course, it probably depends on whether it’s a good surprise or a bad surprise! Yet, surprises can be exciting. Today, I want to focus on realizing that our God is a God of surprises. Read more »

Do We Want Christ To Live In Us?
September 15, 2019
How many of us truly want Jesus Christ to live in us, to know that God is always with us, dwelling in us? Shouldn’t that be the goal of our Christian lives? Isn’t that the Good News we try to proclaim week after week – that God wants to live in each one of us, and He wants us to live in Him?!? Read more »

God of Love and God of Hope
September 08, 2019
LOVE and HOPE are two of the greatest virtues of our Christian faith. They are the central part of the Good News we proclaim and today, we clearly hear this message through the Gospel Reading and in the Liturgical feast we celebrate. Last Sunday we began the new ecclesiastical year on September 1st, and right from the beginning of the new church year we hear how God loves each one of us, and we celebrate a feast that fills us with hope. Read more »

Respecting God's Creation
September 01, 2019
How many people have ever been somewhere out in nature and felt the presence of God? Maybe it was through watching an incredible sunrise or sunset. Maybe it was looking upon a majestic mountain or lake. It can come through a summer breeze as you stare out into the endless ocean. Some people will tell me how they feel more connected with God in the beauty of nature than in any formal church setting. Read more »

Divine Faith that Moves Mountains
August 25, 2019
Mount Everest, I want you to know that we are going to conquer you, for you can’t grow any bigger, but we can! Read more »

Keeping Our Eyes on Christ
August 18, 2019
What happens when an eagle, flying in the sky, meets a storm? Well, the eagle does not try to fly away from the storm. Instead, as the storm sweeps in, the eagle sets his wings at the proper angle so that the winds will lift him above the storm. Read more »

Making the Impossible Possible
August 11, 2019
“We often sin when we allow our spiritual lives to be guided by what we consider normal, by calculating our lives by worldly forces, forgetting that the Christian path is controlled by supernatural, and therefore inexhaustible forces.” Read more »

Building Up Our Neighbor
August 04, 2019
We woke up this morning to the horrific news that there was once again shocking mass shootings in the past 24 hours in our country Read more »

Your Sins Are Forgiven You
July 28, 2019
How many people have a past sin that still haunts them? How about some hidden secret that you want no one to know about? Is there anything from your past that you are not proud of, or which lays heavy on your heart? Read more »

Casting Out the Demons in our Lives
July 21, 2019
How many of us believe in demons? In demonic possession? In the dark side that can attack and control a person? Read more »

Let Your Light Shine Before Others
July 14, 2019
“The criminal in your community may be less guilty for his crime than you, his Christian neighbor,” the great Russian writer Dostoievski wrote in his book The Brothers Karamazov. Read more »

Lay Aside All Worries and Cares
July 07, 2019
Why worry about anything? Instead, seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all your worries will be taken care of by Your Father in Heaven! Read more »

Fools for Christ
June 30, 2019
Who wants to be considered a fool? Anyone? Foolishness is not a virtue that we admire, or strive to attain, and yet, today as we celebrate the Holy Apostles, the first followers of Jesus Christ, and a day after we honored the Apostles Peter and Paul, the foremost leaders of the Apostles, we hear in St. Paul’s Epistle about the “foolishness” of the first Christians. Read more »

Called to Be Saints
June 23, 2019
Sainthood is not reserved for only a few people!  Sainthood should be the normal growth of every Christian’s life in our journey toward the Holy Trinity. The good news is that God expects us all to become living saints, and He has created each of us in His image and likeness, giving us the potential to reach this goal! Read more »

Sharing the Story - Pentecost Sunday
June 16, 2019

   

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