Category Archives: Homily for the Day

Deacon Bob’s Homily for Wednesday, 5th Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Here is my homily from last night’s Mass. God bless all! So often nowadays we hear the admonition, “Beware! The world is a dangerous place! Be careful what you are exposed to in the world! It will corrupt you!” Well, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 4th Week in Ordinary Time, Year 1, Memorial of St. Agatha

Here is a summary of my homily this morning. Our God invites us into a relationship with him, an intimate relationship. He invites us to be close to him, to touch him, to approach him. Unlike the years gone by … Continue reading

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Homily for The Day of Pray for the Protection of Unborn Children

Here is my homily from this morning’s Mass. God bless you! That one sentence from yesterday’s Gospel keeps ringing in my ears, especially on a day like today: “Then they remained silent.” We Christians cannot remains silent! We are called … Continue reading

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Homily for Memorial of St. Agnes

Here is my homily from last night’s celebration of the feast of St. Agnes. God bless each of you! Did you catch that one sentence in tonight’s Gospel that I tried to emphasize? “Then they remained silent.” We, who dare to … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday after Epiphany

Here is my homily from this morning’s Mass. God bless each of you! All this week we have been hearing from the first letter of St. John in our first readings. We hear some very beautiful words, beautiful thoughts, indeed … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 2nd Week of Advent, 2014

In our first reading this morning from the prophet Isaiah we hear expressed a basic aspect of our faith, which is that after man’s fall to sin in the Garden we had descended so far into the depths of sin, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 33rd Week of Ordinary Time, Year II

Here is my homily from this morning. God bless you! The Holy Spirit inspired St. Luke to write the Gospel as a description of Jesus journeying to Jerusalem, step by step approaching the Holy City in which he would suffer, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Wednesday, 33rd Week of Ordinary Time, Year II

Here is my homily from last night’s Mass. God bless all! If tonight’s Gospel sounds familiar, it should. Last Sunday’s Gospel was from Matthew in which we heard the same parable we hear tonight from St. Luke. God gifts his … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 31st Week of Ordinary Time, Year II

Here is my homily from this morning. God bless all! We have this beautiful reading today from St. Paul in which we hear him say that he has come to understand that the supreme good is to know Jesus Christ his Lord. … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Wednesday, 31st Week in Ordinary Time, Year II

Here is my homily from Wednesday. God bless each of you! From what I can tell, everyone here, except for probably a couple, are in our 50s or later. As I get older, I begin to become a bit more … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 30th Week of Ordinary Time Year II

Here is my homily from this morning. God bless all! The question I would ask all of us to think about and meditate on throughout today is this, “What have I ventured for the faith? What have I put at … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 29th Week of Ordinary Time, Year II

Here is my homily from this morning. May God bless each of you! Homily for Thursday, 29th Week of Ordinary Time, Year II October 23, 2014  Once God grabs you, he doesn’t let go. Never. His choices and his calling … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Wednesday, 29th Week of Ordinary Time, Memorial of St. John Paul II

Today is the memorial of St. John Paul II who just recently was canonized by Pope Francis. I could not help but think of him when I read today’s first reading, which I would  like to reread in part to … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, 27th Week, Year II

Here is my homily from this morning. God bless you all! When I lived in Rome, so many years ago now, I came to experience the diversity of the Church. So many men from so many parts of the world! … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thursday, October 2, Memorial of the Guardian Angels

Here is my homily from this morning. God bless you! The best catechist I have ever had was my mother. Despite studying in Catholic grade and high schools, a Catholic college and in a Pontifical University in Rome, the best … Continue reading

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