Homily: Growing Up | by Fr. Tony Cutcher | April 22, 2018

April 24, 2018

Addressing a group of children about to receive Holy Communion for the first time, Fr. Tony Cutcher reflects on growing up, on leaving the “kid’s table” and joining the adults at the “big table.” On receiving the sacrament of Holy Communion, he says: “Jesus becomes part of us and that makes us all part of each other, and we call that the Body of Christ. And that is awesome. So: welcome to the big table.”

Homily: Conversion and Invitation | by Fr. Ethan Moore | April 15, 2018

April 19, 2018

Have you ever experienced a turning point in your walk of faith? Fr. Ethan Moore reflects on conversion stories, challenging us to transcend what is “comfortable” and actively invite others to encounter Christ with us: “I invite us this week to talk to one other person about a time when we experienced the power of God and His presence in our lives, so that we too are answering the call of Christ to be witnesses — witnesses of his resurrection.”

Homily: Divine Mercy Sunday | by Fr. Joseph Kindel | April 8, 2018

April 19, 2018

The beauty and abundance of God’s divine mercy is celebrated every year on the Sunday following Easter. In this homily, Fr. Joseph Kindel reflects: “The divine mercy is what God’s love looks like in the face of sin. Had it not been for the sin of Adam, God’s mercy would have never been known. It took our disobedience to reveal something more about God — that He is merciful.”

Homily: Easter Sunday | by Fr. Tony Cutcher | April 1, 2018

April 18, 2018

Our faith needs to remain ever new. Fr. Tony Cutcher emphasizes this while reflecting on the resurrection of Jesus in his Easter Sunday homily. He challenges us to go deeper and to look to the Church’s newest members for inspiration: “Thank God for those wonderful people who have found their way to the Catholic Church because it is their faith, their courage that reminds us why we are in this Christian endeavor in the first place.”

Homily: Palm Sunday | by Fr. Ethan Moore | March 25, 2018

March 28, 2018

Reflecting on the events that unfold during Holy Week, Fr. Ethan Moore pleads: “My brothers and sisters, together let us pour everything we have into this Holy Week for love of our God, in order to be emptied of our old self, in order to be filled with his new life.”

Homily: Palm Sunday | by Fr. Tony Cutcher | March 25, 2018

March 27, 2018

In his Palm Sunday homily, Fr. Tony Cutcher talks about the Gospels’ emphasis on the events we commemorate during Holy Week. He says: “This is why this is our holiest week of the year — as we, in detail, recount those last final steps that Jesus needed to do to effect our salvation.”

Homily: With Our Eyes On Christ | by Fr. Tony Cutcher | March 18, 2018

March 19, 2018

As we journey deeper into Lent, Fr. Tony Cutcher explores the conversations that took place around the death of Lazarus. Noting the importance of living with our eyes on Christ, he asks: “Where is our relationship with Jesus? Do we have our eyes on him at all costs?”

Homily: Spiritual Blindness | by Fr. Tony Cutcher | March 11, 2018

March 13, 2018

Fr. Tony Cutcher reflects on spiritual blindness, as illustrated in the gospel story of the man born blind. He asks the necessary questions: “Where is my blind spot? How do I treat it? Do I ignore it? Do I change the subject? Or do I confront it head on so that the Lord can heal it?” 

Homily: The Love of God | by Fr. Ethan Moore | January 28, 2018

February 2, 2018

In this Sunday homily, Fr. Ethan Moore shares an amazing story about a young girl who desired to be closer to Christ in the Eucharist and experienced the love of God in such a uniquely beautiful way. "To be united in love," he says, "that's what our church, what our school, what our community is built for — to be centered in this exchange of love."

Homily: Answer the Call | by Fr. Tony Cutcher | January 14, 2018

January 26, 2018

In light of the day’s reading about the call of Samuel, Fr. Tony Cutcher contemplates the modern phenomenon of not answering the call. He asks: “Do we let God call us and have a conversation? Or do we send Him to voicemail, thinking we’ll talk to Him later?”