Wednesday, 4th Week in Easter April 24, 2024

Father Rick’s Two Minute Homily for Wednesday, 4th Week in Easter April 24, 2024, John 12:44-50 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042424.cfm    The Light Changes Everything The world is full of darkness. Just turn on the news, and we see the horrible effects of darkness. Darkness can be personal, and fear, anxiety, and the impact of sinful choices all […]

Wednesday, 4th Week in Easter 2024

Father Rick’s Two Minute Homily for Wednesday, 4th Week in Easter April 24, 2024, John 12:44-50 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042424.cfm    The Light Changes Everything The world is full of darkness. Just turn on the news, and we see the horrible effects of darkness. Darkness can be personal, and fear, anxiety, and the impact of sinful choices all […]

Tuesday, 4th Week in Easter April 23, 2024

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Tuesday, 4th Week in Easter April 23, 2024, John 10:22-30 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042324.cfm Sharing My Heart with Jesus. Who are your best friends? We share ideas with acquaintances, but our best friends are people who gently hold our hearts. Jesus couldn’t get through to people who were only comfortable sharing ideas. You […]

Monday 4th Week in Easter April 22, 2024

Father Rick’s Two Minute Homily for Monday 4th Week in Easter April 22, 2024, John 10:1-10 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042224.cfm Has Anyone Seen My Keys? How terrible to lose your keys! If I am outside, I can’t get into my house. If I lost my car keys, I couldn’t go anywhere. Life can come to a standstill without […]

4th Sunday in Easter, Vocation Sunday April 21, 2024

Father Rick’s Three-Minute Homily for the 4th Sunday in Easter, Vocation Sunday April 21, 2024, John 10:11-18 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042124.cfm When I began thinking about vocations Sunday and my vocation, I immediately thought of ministry – what I do every day. I pray with people and celebrate the Sacraments, meet with staff, answer phone calls and emails, […]

Saturday, 3rd Week in Easter April 20, 2024

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Saturday, 3rd Week in Easter April 20, 2024, John 6:60-69 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042024.cfm A Sad Day for Jesus. Sadness is a genuine emotion, and it is normal to want to ignore or bury such feelings. If we forget the terrible things that happen to us, we will be ok. But such methods […]

Friday, 3rd Week in Easter April 19, 2024

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Friday, 3rd Week in Easter April 19, 2024, Acts of the Apostles 9:1-1-20; John 6:52-59 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041924.cfm The Father’s Draw Jesus can be my little possession whom I call on whenever I am in trouble or need something. Jesus is more! He is not some little Jesus who makes us feel […]

Thursday, 3rd Week in Easter April 18, 2023

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Thursday, 3rd Week in Easter April 18, 2023, Acts of the Apostles 8:26-40; John 6:44-51 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041824.cfm The Father’s Draw. “No one can come to me,” Jesus says, “Unless the Father draws him.” Think of Phillip’s excitement as he gets into the Ethiopian’s chariot. Notice that He didn’t seek out the […]

Wednesday, 3rd Week in Easter April 17, 2024

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Wednesday, 3rd Week in Easter April 17, 2024, Acts of the Apostles 8:1b-8 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041724.cfm Your Faith Story In The Acts of the Apostles, we read that as persecution began in Jerusalem, lay people scattered to the four winds to preach the Word. Everyone left except the apostles. How important Jesus […]

Tuesday, 3rd Week in Easter April 16, 2024

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Tuesday, 3rd Week in Easter April 16, 2024, John 6:30-35 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041624.cfm Don’t Ask For Too Little. You might Get It. Can you imagine finishing a beautiful dinner at someone’s home, and as you take the last sip of coffee, you say, “When do you want me to come back for […]