Father Mark Beard, pastor at St. Helena Catholic Church in Amite, Louisiana, who died tragically in a car accident on Wednesday, Aug. 2, preached a stirring last homily on the need to unapologetically accept and live by the Catholic faith with a view toward the day we stand before God in judgment.
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During the third Sunday of Advent, Fr. Thomas Dufner reflects upon the Christ preaching judgement and potential condemnation. We know not when we will die. We need to be prepared always by repenting of our sins and receiving forgiveness through the Sacrament of Confession.
Fr. Jeffrey Kirby of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in South Carolina says our culture has “lost its sense of sin” and discusses the importance of remaining reverent during worship.
On Divine Mercy Sunday, Fr. Altman shared with his parishioners that Jesus used examples of good people and bad people in order to teach his followers right from wrong. Some of the worst offenders in Jesus’ day were the clergy of his day. Jesus’ divine mercy is available to all who sincerely repent of their […]
Fr. Walz discusses common misconceptions about sin, confession and mercy. He also discusses the clergy’s failure to educate the faithful about the 10 commandments.
Fr. Daniel Nolan reflects upon the importance of the Sacrament of Confession and prayer to overcome sin. Sin comes in four categories: words, deeds, thoughts and omissions.
Fr. Edward Meeks reviews the Gospel process for reconciling with a sinner and the moral authority of the Catholic Church to admonish the sinner, including presidential candidates.
Fr. Altman reflects upon the words of St. Paul who instructs us to shun those who walk in a disorderly way. We see many examples of people who act in a disorderly way today. 08/26/2020.
Fr. Altman reflects upon the fact that sin is objective and we have an obligation as Christians to confront those who are sinning. He differentiates between judging the state of someone’s eternal soul versus declaring sin when we see it. Homily from August 12, 2020.
Fr. James Altman discusses the freedom of speech and the importance of fatherhood.
Jesus said to his disciples, you are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, it is not good for anything. Consider how far we have fallen since the 1960s. Many bishops during this time fed poisonous theology to the laity. Jesus said if you love me, you will keep my commandments. […]