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“The Bread that Masters Sinew and Limb” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was preached to the young adults gathered at the Singles For Christ “Crossroads Vocation Discernment Retreat.” Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ- Corpus Christi (Ex. 24: 3-8; Heb. 9: 11-15; Mk. 14: 12-16, 22-26) “The Bread that Masters Sinew and Limb”  PDF Version

“I Chose You” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered at St. Peter’s Parish on a weekend in promotion of vocations to the priesthood, religious and single life. Sixth Sunday of Easter (Jn. 15: 9-17) “I Chose You” PDF Version

“Reluctant Shepherds Are Hired Hands” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

Fourth Sunday of Easter- Day of Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood (Jn. 10: 11- 16) “Reluctant Shepherds Are Hired Hands” PDF Version

“Miserando Atque Eligendo” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered at St. Luke’s Parish, Calgary, on the occasion of their “Priest Appreciation Weekend”. Second Sunday of Easter – Divine Mercy Sunday – (Jn. 20: 19-31) “Miserando Atque Eligendo” PDF Version

“St. Francis Xavier: A Fisher of Men” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mk 1:14-20) “St. Francis Xavier: A Fisher of Men”  PDF Version Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B (2018): Mk 1:14-20 The decision to follow Jesus Christ would have cost something for each of the 12 Apostles. For Peter, Andrew, James and John, the fact that they… Read More ›

“Where God Became Flesh” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

Fourth Sunday of Advent (2 Sam. 7: 1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Lk. 1: 26-38) “Where God Became Flesh” PDF Version

Encountering Goodness: God in our Midst

Encountering Goodness: God in our Midst Now we will turn our attention to Goodness, perhaps the simplest of the transcendentals to understand, yet the most complex to apply because of its many moral implications.  What is Goodness? What does it mean to be ‘good’? We often say things like, “He’s a good-natured baby” or “you’re… Read More ›

“The Kenosis of St. Therese of Lisieux” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Ez 18:25-8; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32) “The Kenosis of St. Therese of Lisieux”  PDF Version   Homily for the 26th Sunday of OT, Year A (2017): Ez 18:25-8; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 During my studies at Mt Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Oregon, I was blessed to study alongside more than… Read More ›

“God Calls Us When He Wills!” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Phil 1:20-24,27; Mt 20:1-16) “God Calls Us When He Wills!” PDF Version

“Obey” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Homily to the Seminarians of the Diocese of Calgary (Is. 56: 1, 6-7; Rom. 11: 13-15, 29-32; Mt. 15: 21-28) “Obey”  PDF Version