Sell All You Have

The following is a homily for the seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. The readings can be found here. Our readings today play heavily on the idea of desire. In a dream, God tells Solomon to ask… Read More

Leave Judgment to God

The following is a homily for the sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. The readings can be found here. As someone who grew up in the suburbs, I have to admit that it is very rare that… Read More

Don’t Get Used to This!

The following is a homily for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, Year A. The readings can be found here. Being able to stay connected with our worshiping community even in the midst of a… Read More

We Are A Strong, Driving Wind

The following is a homily for the Feast of Pentecost, Year A. The readings can be found here. For those who are still wondering if God has a sense of humor, I point you to today’s Gospel. Here… Read More

Greed, Inequality, and a Pandemic

“All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their property and possessions and divide them among all according to each one’s need.” Is this from the Communist Manifesto? Did Mao Tse-Tung write this? No…. Read More

Do Not Be Afraid

This Easter, maybe more than any other, we are able to identify with the Christians of the first Easter. Like them, we are celebrating in our homes, behind locked doors, confused, heartbroken, and a bit afraid. Jesus had… Read More

Is it too late?

It’s Palm Sunday! Which means free leaves, a super long Gospel, and a short homily! (Okay, well, at least you get two of those things today!) Here’s a quick reflection as we look to the end of Lent… Read More

Remember Who You Are

The following is a homily for the first week of Lent, Year A. The readings can be found here. On Ash Wednesday, I had the great opportunity to distribute ashes on campus. Myself and a handful of students… Read More

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