One-Minute Homily: “The God of the Living”

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

We don’t LIE down quietly, we LAY down our lives to follow the living God. Today, Fr. Joe Simmons, SJ, mixes a grammar lesson with a reflection on the God of the living in this week’s One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, November 10. What’s the difference between lie down and lay down? […]

One-Minute Homily: “St. John Henry Newman, Pray for Us”

Published Oct 13, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1min

Today John Henry Newman was canonized as a Saint of the Catholic Church. Fr. Joe Simmons, SJ, reflects on how “outsiders” can help us recognize the beauty of what’s right in front of us. Based on the readings for Sunday, October 13, 2019. “Growth,” Cardinal Newman wrote, “is the only sure sign of life.”  How […]

One-Minute Homily: “Where We Come From”

Published Sep 8, 2019 in One-Minute Homily ~ Approx 1 min

Do we acknowledge where the gift of our faith comes from? Today would normally be the Feast of the Nativity of Mary, so Fr. Joe Simmons, SJ, decided to explore the importance of remembering those who passed on the faith in this week’s One-Minute Homily. What are the names of your grandparents?  How about your […]

One-Minute Homily: “Spiritually Prepared”

Published Aug 11, 2019 in One-Minute Homily, Uncategorized ~ Approx 1min

What would you put in a spiritual survival kit? Fr. Joe Simmons, SJ, talks about bug-out bags and the call to be prepared in this week’s One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, August 11, 2019, which you can find here: https://bit.ly/33sS8gD If Jesus came tomorrow, what would he find in your spiritual ‘bug-out […]