Father Rick’s One Minute Homily for Monday, the 4th Week in Lent – 03-28-2022

https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/032822.cfm

NO MORE DOG DAYS WITH JESUS

Growing up, I loved to fish with my Dad. What was most important to me was the amount of fish and the size of the fish we caught. June and July were called the “dog days” because fish were stubborn. They would not bite. How disappointing those days were with Dad. 

As an adult, I missed out on the most crucial thing during those “dog days,” being with my Dad. I treasure the time we spent together – the chatter, the excitement of catching fish, and the disappointment when we didn’t.

The signs and wonders Jesus worked out of love and compassion were pretty much taken for granted. So I can’t help but feel His disappointment when He said, “Unless you see signs and wonders, you will not believe.” I understand the word believe to mean a friendship Jesus wants to have with us. 

We go to the circus once in a while to see a magician. However, we can’t wait to tell a friend when something has happened to us. And we are dead honest with them—what a huge difference. Jesus healed the man’s son when he poured his heart out to Jesus, “Sir, come down before my child dies!”

What’s in your heart that Jesus is waiting to hear?

Let’s have no more “dog days” with Jesus and waste golden opportunities to be His friend. 

IGNITE THE FIRE 

Fr. Rick Pilger, IC 

  www.bscchurch.com

Share:

More Posts

Feast of the Blessed Trinity May 26, 2024

Fr. Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for the Feast of the Blessed Trinity May 26, 2024, Matthew 26:16-20 https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/052624.cfm The Blessed Trinity – A Real Encounter I

St. Joseph Prayer Service

On May 26, 2024 after the 11:30am Mass, there will be a prayer service in devotion to St. Joseph. It will be lead by the

Friday, 7th Week of the Year May 24, 2024

Father Rick’s Two-Minute Homily for Friday, 7th Week of the Year May 24, 2024, Mark 10:1-12. https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/052424.cfm Nothing Can Divide Us Married In Christian Faith

Send Us A Message