Thursday, 1st Week in Advent, December 1, 2023

Fr. Rick’s One Minute Homily for Thursday, 1st Week in Advent, December 1, 2023 Matthew 7:21, 24-27 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/120122.cfm NEVER SATISFIED. That is Tom Brady, the quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He is never satisfied. If you listen to his news conferences after a win, he will acknowledge different players and plays that went well. […]

Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle, November 30, 2022

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle, November 30, 2022 Matthew 4:18-22 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/113022.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. Jesus can call us even while we are fishing. When Jesus called Andrew, he said, “Come after me. Andrew was fishing with his brother, Peter. But inside, he […]

Tuesday, 1st Week of Advent, November 29, 2023

Fr. Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Tuesday, 1st Week of Advent, November 29, 2023 Luke 10:21-24 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112922.cfm INTIMACY LEADS TO TRUST! All through His life, Jesus had one human person who shared with Him a very similar intimacy he had with His Father. And, of course, that was His mother, Mary. A closeness with His disciples […]

Monday, 1st Week of Advent, November 28, 2023

Fr. Rick’s Two Minute Homily for Monday, 1st Week of Advent, November 28, 2023 Matthew 8:5-11 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112822.cfm Amaze Jesus? Really. Amaze Jesus? Really. Oscar Rodriguez, a fan of the Rock Dwayne Johnson, got the surprise of his life. Taking care of his 75-year-old mother, Oscar, among other things, has a passion for taking care of […]

1st Sunday in Advent, Cycle A, November 27, 2022

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for 1st Sunday in Advent, Cycle A, November 27, 2022 Matthew 24:37-44 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112722.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. Let your light shine! Have you ever walked away from your car and wondered if you locked it? Did you get the clicker to check? It is […]

Saturday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 26, 2022

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Saturday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 26, 2022 Luke 21: 34-36 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112622.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. The End Times – A New Beginning. Jesus teaches us that the great tribulation that brings havoc into our world and the lives of His followers […]

Friday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 25, 2023

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Friday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 25, 2023 Luke 21: 29-33 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112522.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. The End Times – A New Beginning. Jesus again uses nature’s metaphor to teach the truth about the end of times. Interestingly, Jesus uses the metaphor […]

Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2022

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2022 Luke 17”11-19 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112422-thanksgiving.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. For what are you thankful? We are truly blessed to have a day when we can return thanks to God for all his many blessings. We have so much to be […]

Wednesday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 23, 2022

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Wednesday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 23, 2022 Luke 21: 12-19 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112322.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. A Wisdom No Adversary Can Refute. Religious persecution is not a common experience for us here in the U. S. Unfortunately, it is the experience of […]

Tuesday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 22, 2022

Father Rick’s Gospel Reflection for Tuesday, 34th Week in Ordinary Time, November 22, 2022 Luke 21: 5-11 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112222.cfm Please take a moment to read and pray over the gospel. Where is God’s Sanctuary? This gospel reminds me of Jesus telling us not to worry about what we eat and drink; life is more than food. […]