Can Someone Be Denied Holy Communion?

Can Someone Be Denied Holy Communion?

Fr. Mike Schmitz says sometimes we can be tricked into thinking that the Holy Communion we receive at Mass every Sunday is somehow owed to us; that we have a right to receive it. However, the Eucharist, which is Jesus Christ’s own body and blood, is a divine gift bestowed upon us by our Heavenly […]

Suffering Not Politics

Fr Elias gives the homily at Griswold, CT on Oct 17, 2021, on how the Apostles thought Our Lord had a political mission, not a mission of suffering. The Church still has a mission for the salvation of souls.
God’s Plan for Marriage

God’s Plan for Marriage

Fr. Thomas Dufner explains how Jesus brought together religion and marriage on a single track. Marriage is intrinsically linked to the sacrament of creation. When we follow God’s plan for marriage, we experience true happiness and salvation.  
Let’s Stop Pretending

Let’s Stop Pretending

Fr. Meeks explains the challenges we face in a society which has largely rejected truth for the allure of lies and why Christians must defend the truth in love.  
True Freedom is Grounded in Truth

True Freedom Is Grounded in Truth

This Homily was presented by Fr. David Wilton on September 26, 2021 at the Divine Mercy Chapel at the Fathers of Mercy, Auburn Kentucky. Fr. Wilton discusses how true freedom needs to be based upon the truths of Jesus Christ and that we have duty, as Christians, to resist evil when present.  
A Dying Religion

A Dying Religion

Fr. Matthew Kauth reflects upon the Christ’s parable of the seed falling on different kinds of ground and the fact that the seed must dies in order to yield fruit.  We are easily consumed by the immediate pressures of life that take our attention away from what should be our ultimate focus – a good […]
A Life Lived Authentically

A Life Lived Authentically

Fr. Edward Meeks presents his congregation with the most important question in human history when Jesus said, “Who do you say that I am?” The question posed by Christ to his disciples is just as relevant today as it was nearly 2000 years ago. Is our faith mere lip service?  Or do we really believe […]