Giving us a vivid picture of this well-known scene from the gospel of Matthew, Fr. Tony re-iterates our call as Christian disciples: "We give our lives back to God in lives of service to others."
Reflecting on the upcoming presidential election in light of the gospel, Fr. Joe reminds us: "We have to realize that each person will vote according to what their conscience tells them. And that's okay."
Exploring what belongs to Caesar and what belongs to God, Fr. Ambrose reflects on the role of Catholics in American democracy. He reminds us: "All of us belong to God before we belong to any country...We belong to God before we belong to any political body."
Fr. Tony delivers the annual financial report for the parish and school.
"Jesus came to give us freedom," says Fr. Tony, encouraging us to make the faith our own.
In a timely homily, Fr. Ambrose reflects on Pope Francis' latest encyclical and St. Paul's message to the Philippians.
Christ speaks truth to power. He calls those in authority to live up to the standards they set for others. Fr. Joe reflects on this and so much more.
In a moving homily on personal responsibility, Fr. Tony reflects: "Sure, we have rights. But it is our responsibility to use those rights according to the way God would have us use them."
"People can and do change, by the grace of God or by their own sinfulness," says Fr. Ambrose. He adds: "We must make use of those mercies that God makes new in every day and in every morning."
Reflecting on the parable of the landowner, Deacon Bob meditates on the generosity of God.