The Sign of the Manger

The following is a homily for the Christmas mass during the night. The readings can be found here. The manger. Is there a more important symbol of Christmas than the manger. As Easter has the cross, Christmas has… Read More

Enter the Desert

The following is my homily for the 2nd Sunday in Advent, Year A. The readings can be found here. Have you ever been out in the desert? I mean, like, really out there. I drove cross country once from San… Read More

Even Discipleship Has A Final Exam

The following is my homily for the 1st Sunday in Advent, Year A. The readings can be found here. This week, the students at UGA enter an intense period of preparation: it’s final exam time. Ready or not, here… Read More

Do Not Be Terrified

The following is my homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. On May 21, 2011, the world was supposed to end. At least, that’s what the evangelical preacher Harold Camping… Read More

Is This It?

The following is my homily for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. It’s interesting, if you think about it, that art and entertainment through the years has done more to shape… Read More