Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (11am)

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (11am)

 
 
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Readings for Today

For some people, hearing a priest introduce a homily by mentioning the topic of vocations, means a homily on becoming a priest, sister or brother. And yet, while these are worthwhile vocations, most of the time there is a “checking out.” Why? Because for many, they are married, already having answered their call from God. For others, they are too old. For still others, they are too young. It seems important for all Catholics to recall that we all have a vocation. And for many, today’s readings stress the importance of marriage, the hurt of divorce, and the pain of mourning the loss of a long time spouse.

Homily given at Our Lady of Lourdes, University City, Missouri, on October 6, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (9am)

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (9am)
DePorres Pages Podcasts

 
 
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Readings for Today

For some people, hearing a priest introduce a homily by mentioning the topic of vocations, means a homily on becoming a priest, sister or brother. And yet, while these are worthwhile vocations, most of the time there is a “checking out.” Why? Because for many, they are married, already having answered their call from God. For others, they are too old. For still others, they are too young. It seems important for all Catholics to recall that we all have a vocation. And for many, today’s readings stress the importance of marriage, the hurt of divorce, and the pain of mourning the loss of a long time spouse.

Homily given at Our Lady of Lourdes, University City, Missouri, on October 6, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (5pm)

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (5pm)
DePorres Pages Podcasts

 
 
00:00 / 13:35
 
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Readings for Today

For some people, hearing a priest introduce a homily by mentioning the topic of vocations, means a homily on becoming a priest, sister or brother. And yet, while these are worthwhile vocations, most of the time there is a “checking out.” Why? Because for many, they are married, already having answered their call from God. For others, they are too old. For still others, they are too young. It seems important for all Catholics to recall that we all have a vocation. And for many, today’s readings stress the importance of marriage, the hurt of divorce, and the pain of mourning the loss of a long time spouse.

Homily given at Our Lady of Lourdes, University City, Missouri, on October 6, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (11am)

Readings for Today

For some people, hearing a priest introduce a homily by mentioning the topic of vocations, means a homily on becoming a priest, sister or brother. And yet, while these are worthwhile vocations, most of the time there is a “checking out.” Why? Because for many, they are married, already having answered their call from God. For others, they are too old. For still others, they are too young. It seems important for all Catholics to recall that we all have a vocation. And for many, today’s readings stress the importance of marriage, the hurt of divorce, and the pain of mourning the loss of a long time spouse.

Homily given at Our Lady of Lourdes, University City, Missouri, on October 9, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (9am)

Readings for Today

For some people, hearing a priest introduce a homily by mentioning the topic of vocations, means a homily on becoming a priest, sister or brother. And yet, while these are worthwhile vocations, most of the time there is a “checking out.” Why? Because for many, they are married, already having answered their call from God. For others, they are too old. For still others, they are too young. It seems important for all Catholics to recall that we all have a vocation. And for many, today’s readings stress the importance of marriage, the hurt of divorce, and the pain of mourning the loss of a long time spouse.

Homily given at Our Lady of Lourdes, University City, Missouri, on October 9, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Let’s talk about vocations: Yours! (5pm)

Readings for Today

For some people, hearing a priest introduce a homily by mentioning the topic of vocations, means a homily on becoming a priest, sister or brother. And yet, while these are worthwhile vocations, most of the time there is a “checking out.” Why? Because for many, they are married, already having answered their call from God. For others, they are too old. For still others, they are too young. It seems important for all Catholics to recall that we all have a vocation. And for many, today’s readings stress the importance of marriage, the hurt of divorce, and the pain of mourning the loss of a long time spouse.

Homily given at Our Lady of Lourdes, University City, Missouri, on October 6, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

God’s Unique Expression to you

God’s Unique Expression to you
Daily Homilies

 
 
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Readings for Today

Here is a good reminder. Every person is called by God. Every person has a unique call by God. This call from God is at times, difficult, but leads to eternal happiness if answered. Today’s gospel recounts how Jesus chose the apostles. As such, it reminds us of our own personal call to be what God has chosen us to be. The choice of Jesus only occurs after prayer. He prays all night before making his choice. In so doing, we have a model of how to make our own choices.

Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri, on September 11, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

God’s Unique Expression to you

God’s Unique Expression to you
Daily Homilies

 
 
00:00 / 2:47
 
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Readings for Today

Here is a good reminder. Every person is called by God. Every person has a unique call by God. This call from God is at times, difficult, but leads to eternal happiness if answered. Today’s gospel recounts how Jesus chose the apostles. As such, it reminds us of our own personal call to be what God has chosen us to be. The choice of Jesus only occurs after prayer. He prays all night before making his choice. In so doing, we have a model of how to make our own choices.

Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri, on September 11, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

The most important gift is holiness

The most important gift is holiness
Daily Homilies

 
 
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Readings for Today

Today we celebrate Saint John Vianney, who is the patron saint of priests. Much goes into the training of a priest. There are theological studies, spiritual direction and other formation programs to strengthen the skills a priest needs for pastoral ministry. But Saint John Vianney provides a helpful insight into the priesthood. Most important is holiness. This is not to say theological studies are not important, or that there should be no pastoral training. What it is to say is that all of this is for not if it does not lead to holiness. Our purpose is holiness. We answer the call to holiness in our personal lives, and witness this holiness so others may answer God’s call.  So today, be holy as the Lord, your God is holy.

The most important gift is holiness

The most important gift is holiness
Daily Homilies

 
 
00:00 / 4:06
 
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Readings for Today

Today we celebrate Saint John Vianney, who is the patron saint of priests. Much goes into the training of a priest. There are theological studies, spiritual direction and other formation programs to strengthen the skills a priest needs for pastoral ministry. But Saint John Vianney provides a helpful insight into the priesthood. Most important is holiness. This is not to say theological studies are not important, or that there should be no pastoral training. What it is to say is that all of this is for not if it does not lead to holiness. Our purpose is holiness. We answer the call to holiness in our personal lives, and witness this holiness so others may answer God’s call.  So today, be holy as the Lord, your God is holy.

Homily given at Saint Dominic Priory, Saint Louis, Missouri, on August 4, 2018
Photo courtesy Pixabay.