Pope Francis – Homily on Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles
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Pope Francis – Homily on Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles

Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Holy Mass and Blessing of the Sacred Pallium for the New Metropolitan Archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles Wednesday, 29 June 2022 The testimony given by the two great Apostles Peter and Paul today comes to life once more in the Church’s liturgy. Peter, imprisoned…

Rome: Bishop’s Homily at Graduation Mass St Anselm’s Institute
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Rome: Bishop’s Homily at Graduation Mass St Anselm’s Institute

Institute of St. Anselm, Ciampino,  21 maggio 2022 Rm 8, 28-39 – Jn 15, 1-5.11-17         First of all, I want to thank Father Len Kofler and his collaborators for having invited me to share this moment in the presentation of the diplomas and certificates. When I became aware that your Institute has been present for…

Sunday Reflection: A Life Changing Word
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Sunday Reflection: A Life Changing Word

Have any of you had somebody say either a word or sentence that directly or indirectly, immediately or in retrospect was life changing? It may need a bit of thought, because the power of words affects us all in different ways. This should be of no surprise to any of us as our faith life…

Transfiguration: A Homily
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Transfiguration: A Homily

2nd Sunday of Lent Today’s readings are, as so often, an invitation to contemplative musing. You can look at what is being told here in different ways, marvel at it. Or, perhaps, recoil in horror at the horrific story of what is called in Jewish tradition the “binding of Isaac.” How is it possible that…