Homily from the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time.

We have to do difficult things all of the time. Why do we do them? We do them because we hope. We have the confidence that what we do makes a difference. The hope that, even when discipline becomes difficult, the discipline makes a difference.

Mass Readings from August 25, 2019:
Isaiah 66:18-21
Psalm 117:1,2
Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13
Luke 13:22-30