Homily: Don’t lose sight of Jesus

When things get tough we can sometimes look for something to distract us. While this can be a good idea, it is also possible that the distraction can be worse than the tough situation. Such is the case with the disciples today. They do not know what to make of Jesus’ speaking of his death, and so they argue about greatness as a distraction. This is a point in the faith journey where it becomes all the more important to trust Jesus. It is when things get tough and stressed that we are invited to trust in Jesus for the greatest growth in faith.

Readings for Today

Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri, on March 26, 2019.

Homily: Don’t lose sight of Jesus

Homily: Don’t lose sight of Jesus
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When things get tough we can sometimes look for something to distract us. While this can be a good idea, it is also possible that the distraction can be worse than the tough situation. Such is the case with the disciples today. They do not know what to make of Jesus’ speaking of his death, and so they argue about greatness as a distraction. This is a point in the faith journey where it becomes all the more important to trust Jesus. It is when things get tough and stressed that we are invited to trust in Jesus for the greatest growth in faith.

Readings for Today

Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri, on March 26, 2019.

Homily for Monday, January 26, 2015

Readings for Today

Heroes. It is important to have heroes. When I was teaching in a Confirmation program, I referred to sponsors as those people who were considered “heroes in the faith” for the confirmands. It was not a choice that was to be made in some simple way, but rather was to be the person who would help and facilitate discernment and growth in faith.

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