Homilies

Homilies

Village Well

Third Sunday of Lent, Year A, John 4:5-52

By Monsignor Makarewicz | March 17, 2020

Jesus is thirsting for our charity. The Son of God comes into a village on a hot, dry day, and sits down on the well. He tired, he’s hungry, he’s…

Second Sunday of Lent, Year A, Matthew 17:1-9

By Monsignor Makarewicz | March 10, 2020

The three pillars of our Lenten discipline are prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Last Sunday we heard about fasting and sacrifice in the story of Christ’s fasting in the desert after…

1st Sunday of Lent, Year A, Matthew 4:1-11

By Monsignor Makarewicz | March 10, 2020

Lent has begun. Catholics throughout the world have begun our Lenten discipline of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, acts of penance that are meant to purify us and prepare us to…

Gothic Pulpit

7th Sunday OT, Year A

By Monsignor Makarewicz | February 26, 2020

I returned from my vacation in Texas on Friday, driving eleven hours straight from Austin back to the Lake. I enjoyed my two weeks in Texas, especially because I was…