Tag: image of God

Call: Homily for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Readings for Today

Do you know you have a call from God? God knows what means fulfillment.  God knows what leads to eternal happiness.  But God’s call is not an order.  It is an invitation.  God invites us to be completely ourselves.  When we do so, we are God’s image. We are just what we were created to be.

What do you do to hear God’s call? What do you do to place yourself in the presence of God? Jesus spends the night in prayer before calling the disciples.  So too must we.

Novena of Saint Jude, Thursday, May 21, 2015

I am preaching the Novena of Saint Jude, days 4-9. This is an audio recording of my day four preaching, which examines the question of our being made in God’s image and the implication for prayer. For more information about the Dominican Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus in Chicago, visit their website here. Be sure […]

Homily for Sunday, May 10, 2015

Just who do you think you are? Usually when we are asked such a question it is not a good thing, at least in my experience. I find that too often I am being “put in my place” (usually rightly so). In these instances, when I hear such a question it is because I am thinking too much of myself, or I am not being kind, or I am not loving. Such a question is not usually seen as a compliment.

Nine Days for Life

On January 22 our nation will mark the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal throughout the U.S. Leaders’ Kit: Social media kit, bulletin/ pulpit announcements, youth ministry guide, rosary intentions and more! Since that tragic decision, more than 56 million children’s lives have been lost to abortion, […]

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