Fr. Ed’s Corner

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Seeking the Lord in Adoration

Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Seek the Lord while He may be found….” That is an interesting idea, because, is there actually any time in which He cannot be found? Strictly speaking, no; He is always available. But having said that, it… Read more

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Forgiveness

Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger, and rich in compassion.” Peter asks the Lord Jesus a now-famous question: “If my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive?” Various translations list His response… Read more

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Watchman

“You…I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel!” This is one of the scariest verses in all of the Scriptures and, unfortunately, one also prone to the most inappropriate applications. The Holy One of Israel speaks to the prophet and names him to be watchman and then spells out exactly what that demands. In… Read more

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “My soul is thirsting for You, O Lord my God!” On some level, all of us would acknowledge that that is the case: that we are thirsting for more of the presence of the Lord in our… Read more

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. Who do you say that I am? There is no answer to any question that is more critical for every human being than the answer to that question. Our eternal destiny rides, in a very crucial way,… Read more

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, … loving the name of the LORD, and becoming His servants…I will bring to My holy mountain and make joyful in My house of prayer…”—Isaiah 56:6-7 The Word of… Read more

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Lord, You are good and forgiving.”

Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. The Foundation for the Good News The fundamental reality that is the foundation for the good news is this truth, that the Lord our God is good and forgiving. If He were not, what would be our reason… Read more