The Mass is Theocentric

9th Sunday After Pentecost 2020 After the Epistle and Gospel, Father spoke about the care he received the last few weeks and his attendance at Mass and how much it is centered on God.  Then he spoke about today’s feast of St. Alphonsus Liguori who is the patron of moral theologians and who propagated the…

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Bride, Spouse and Victim

Laetare Sunday 2020 – Carmelite Clothing Day This is a joyful day and a preparation for the total gift of self that is to come at the religious profession.  All has been left behind and that includes any reliance on self because now it is time to rely on God alone.  Religious life is the…

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Transfiguration Conference

Feast Of The Transfiguration 2019 In this conference we learn that transfiguration is not uncommon in the lives of the saints.  The Collect for the Mass today is key to unlocking this feast day.  It says that the mystery or sacrament of the Faith is confirmed through this theophany.  The outward sign instituted by Christ…
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The Peace Of God Surpasses All Understanding

Gaudete Sunday 2016 “Rejoice in the Lord always: again I say rejoice.  Let your modesty be known to all men: for The Lord is nigh.”   These words taken from St. Paul’s epistle to the Philippians for the Third Sunday of Advent may seem strange in today’s times because of all that is wrong in today’s…
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Poverty And Fear Of The Lord

Feast of St. Stephen Of Hungary And First Friday Of The Month In this first Friday conference, Father briefly talks about St. Stephen, the King of Hungary, whose feast it is today.  Father continues with the first words from the sermon on the mount, “Blessed are the poor in spirit,” and explains this beatitude and…
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