Homily from the Thirty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Jesus is the one eternal High Priest. He has called certain men to participate in His priesthood in a unique way. But He has also extended a [...]
Series: Come to the Altar
The heart of religion is worship. The heart of worship is sacrifice.
The central task of life is the worship of God. There is no greater honor given to human beings than to be able to worship God. And there is no greater duty that we have been entrusted with. Jesus Christ established perfect worship…why are we so bad at it?
11/18/18 Come to the Altar: Learning to Worship
Not merely witnessing the miracle, but offering the sacrifice.
Homily from the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. We have to learn the worship of God in a similar way that we need to learn the Word of God. The more we know What we are doing, Who we are [...]
11/11/18 Come to the Altar: Hollow Worship
Offering first-fruits reveals and increases the depth of trust.
Homily from the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. The temptation to experience worship as hollow or empty is universal. God’s solution for our hearts is the invitation to offer Him our [...]
Homily from the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. The heart of religion is the worship of God. And the heart of worship is always sacrifice; a gift that is poured out on the altar. Where is [...]