One-Minute Homily: “The Time to Help is Now”

Published Oct 20, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Is the parable of the dishonest judge and the persistent widow about bothering God into submission or something more? On this World Mission Sunday, Brian Strassburger, SJ, reflects on the pursuit of justice in this week’s One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, October 20. Will you help me now? Will you help me […]

One-Minute Homily: “Nobody is Perfect”

Published Sep 15, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Are you perfect? Then this may not be the reflection for you. Brian Strassburger, SJ, reminds us that God’s perfect mercy is Jesus’ answer to our imperfections. Based on the readings for Sunday, September 15, 2019, which you can read here: https://bit.ly/2ZqAniz So tell me, are you perfect?… Hello?? Of course not! None of us […]

One-Minute Homily: “From Division to Unity”

Published Aug 18, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Tired of all the division in our world? So is Jesus. Brian Strassburger, SJ, reminds us that we are called to be one and gives tips on how we can help make this happen. Based on the readings for Sunday, August 18, 2019. Do you ever get really frustrated with all the divisions in our […]

Taylor Swift’s “ME!” and What Makes Us Unique

Published May 31, 2019 in In the News, Music, Pop Culture ~ Approx 3 mins

Taylor Swift’s new song “ME!” (a duet with Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie) is another pop culture smash hit at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. But is it just a case of narcissistic individualism in American culture? Or does it reach out to something deeper in the human person?

One-Minute Homily: “Are We Sheep?”

Published May 12, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

It’s not exactly flattering to be compared to sheep but Brian Strassburger, SJ, breaks open this analogy in this week’s One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, May 12, 2017, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/30fwP07

One-Minute Homily: “Tempting Jesus”

Published Mar 10, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Do we bargain with Jesus? This might be like tempting Jesus in the desert. Brian Strassburger gives this week’s One-Minute Homily, based on the readings for March 10, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/2UqZuMv