Browsing Fr. Joseph's homilies

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 6/24/21

  O.T. XIILBI (June 27) Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24; II Cor 8:7,9,13-15; Mk 5:21-43  Today's readings speak of the gift of life, both physical and spiritual, that God has given us. They urge and challenge us to be grateful for our health in body and soul and to use God's ... Read More »

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Michelle Miller on 9/28/20

0. T. XXVI (September 27 Sunday) (Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32) 

There is a branch of theology called Eschatology dealing with the end or the last or ultimate realities of life such as death, judgement, heaven hell and so on. One of the most important concepts in Eschatology ... Read More »

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 9/21/20

25th Sunday       Isaiah .25/6-9, Philippi 1/20-27                                                                                         Matthew 20/1/16   The main theme of the readings is concerned with justice and fairness on the one side and divine grace or mercy on the other side. Justice means giving everyone his or her due. On the other hand, grace is undeserved ... Read More »

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 9/12/20

24th Sunday, Sept 13, 2020 Scriptural Reflections Sir 27/30…. Romans 14/7 Matthew 18/21-35           In the motion picture of the Life of Gandhi, there is a scene in which a Hindu father whose child has been killed by a Muslim comes to Gandhi in great grief and remorse. Out ... Read More »

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 9/06/20

23 RD Sunday Scriptural Reflections Sept. 6, 2020

On January 22, 1999, a tragedy or crime took place in India. There was a Christian Missionary fromAustralia by the name of Graham Steins. He came to India in 1965 and he and his wife were involvedwith helping the rural people ... Read More »

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 8/27/20

August 30, 2020 22 nd Sunday of Ordinary Time — Gospel Reflections

There is an ancient legend about Peter, which became the basis for a famous novel and motion picture, At the time of the great persecution under Nero, the Christians of Rome told Peter to leave. "You're too ... Read More »

21st Sunday in Ordinary Times

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 8/20/20

Twenty First Sunday Reflections Andre Ampere was a great French scientist and a Nobel prize laureate. He made remarkable contributions in the field of Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering. Once in a meeting that was held to congratulate the famous scientist Andre Ampere, a speaker asked him:” Hai Mr. ... Read More »

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 8/18/20

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time Homily points Many years ago in Illinois, a young man with six months of schooling to his credit ran for an office in the legislature. But he was beaten. Next he entered business and failed in that too and spent the next seventeen years ... Read More »

XIX Sunday Homily

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 8/10/20

XIXth SundayIKgs.19:9-13) ; Rom9:1-5; Matt.14:22-33The readings of the day deals with 2 important messages: (1) God’s saving presence among His people and (2) our need for prayer in storms of life .The readings of the day present before us the stories of the encounter of 3 great persons with ... Read More »

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kim Kroeger on 8/03/20

Fr. Joseph's homily-18th Sunday in ordinary time XVIII Sunday, Reflections on the Readings from the Holy Bible Introduction: Three particularly important ideas or messages are conveyed by the readings of the day. (a). Be always thankful to God for all His Divine blessings and Providence in our life. Once ... Read More »