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  • Third Sunday in Advent 2019
    Posted by Mary Wilson December 14, 2019 - 134 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MATHEW 11:2-11 A few years ago in Reader's Digest a lady named Barbara Bartocci reported searching for the perfect birthday card for her husband. She came across a promising one. On the outside it read: "Sweetheart, you're the answer to my prayers." Then she turned to the..
  • Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Posted by Mary Wilson February 3, 2019 - 301 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON LK 4:21-30 Brinsley Mc Namara wrote a classic story called The Valley of the Squinting Windows. It is a great read, and is available today, many decades later. He came from a very rural area of Ireland, and was well known, because his father was a teacher in the local schoo..
  • Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019
    Posted by Mary Wilson January 26, 2019 - 299 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON LK 1:1-4; 4:14-21 One day in an introductory Bible class one of the participants asked: “Why are there four Gospels rather than one?” Certainly things would look a lot easier if there was only one Gospel. Everything we read in that one Gospel would then be the g..
  • Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019
    Posted by Mary Wilson January 20, 2019 - 291 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON JN 2:1-111 Jesus’ miracle at the wedding at Cana tells us many important things. For example, the fact that there were six ceremonial water jars, each holding about 25 gallons, tells us that Jesus produced 150 gallons of wine for this wedding celebration, which in tur..
  • Epiphany 2019
    Posted by Mary Wilson January 5, 2019 - 278 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MT 2:1-12 In a village India, on a cold morning three palm fruit farmers were warming themselves by the fireside. Soon two of them were engaged in a heated debate comparing their religions to decide which one was the true religion. Ram, the oldest among them, sat quiet..
  • Fourth Sunday in Advent 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson December 23, 2018 - 325 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON LK 1:39-45   Little Anita has a very busy father. He is a dot-com technocrat who makes a lot of money but has little time to be with his family. Every night, however, Anita insists that her father read her a story before she would go to sleep. This continued for so..
  • Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson November 4, 2018 - 310 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 12:28-34 Here are some laws that are said to have existed or still exist in parts of the United States of America: ·       In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania it is against the law to sleep in a refrigerator. ·   ..
  • Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson October 21, 2018 - 320 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 10:35-45 Alexander Woolcott, one of the most famous alumni of Hamilton College, New York, was asked to give a major address at the college’s centennial celebration. Woolcott gave a memorable speech which began with these words: “I send my greetings today to a..
  • Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson October 13, 2018 - 294 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 10:17-30 African hunters have a clever way of trapping monkeys. They slice a coconut in two, hollow it out, and in one half of the shell cut a hole just big enough for a monkey’s hand to pass through. Then they place an orange in the other coconut half before fasten..
  • Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson October 10, 2018 - 302 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 10:2-12 Someone once said that when a person gets into deep trouble, he/she is surrounded by closest friends and family. If you don’t believe this, just take a look at your wedding pictures today. Some Pharisees came to Jesus, and to test him they asked, “Is..
  • Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson September 23, 2018 - 317 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 9:30-37 Biblical scholars have discovered in Bible stories a pattern which they call “the younger child motif.” They found that in stories that have to do with two brothers or two sisters, it is almost invariably the younger one who emerges as the hero, the g..
  • Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson September 15, 2018 - 319 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 8:27-35 The story is told of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on a camping trip. As they lay sleeping one night, Holmes woke Watson and said, “Watson, look up into the sky and tell me what you see.” Watson said, “I see millions of stars.” Holmes ask..
  • Openness to Life
    Posted by Mary Wilson September 11, 2018 - 339 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Daniel J. HennessyI have enough training and experience in public speaking and writing to know that humor is the best way to capture an audience. Hence I apologize from the start if what follows seems to reflect not humor, but some anger in my soul. I am pro-life. I am pro Humanae Vitae. And so,..
  • Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson August 19, 2018 - 335 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Many Christians find it hard to understand the justifications that have been offered for some of the major controversies and divisions that have harmed the unity of the one church of Lord Jesus Christ. Here are some of such justifications. The separation between the Greek and the Latin churches occu..
  • Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson August 11, 2018 - 350 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON JN 6:41-51 A community of nuns in Paris usually has a priest come in every evening at 4:00 to celebrate the Eucharist with them. One day the priest fell suddenly ill and asked a visiting African priest to help him out.The African priest showed up at the convent at abou..
  • Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson July 29, 2018 - 380 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON JN 6:1-15 Little Johnny was in Sunday school and his mothercame to collect him. “Boy,” exclaimed Johnny as he settled himself in the car,“that story of Moses and all those people crossing the Red Sea was something!”“Tell me all about it,&rd..
  • Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson July 14, 2018 - 326 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 6:7-13A farmer hired a carpenter to help him restore his old farmhouse. The carpenter’s first day on the job was a rough one. He arrived late to work because he had a flat tire, halfway through the work his electric saw broke, and at the end of the workday his old p..
  • Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson July 8, 2018 - 336 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 6: 1-6An old man is wondering if his wife has a hearing problem. So one night, while his wife is sitting in her lounge chair, he goes behind her and says softly to her, “Honey, can you hear me?” He gets no response. He moves a little closer and says again, &ld..
  • Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Posted by Mary Wilson July 2, 2018 - 347 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 5: 21-43“No minister will ever get close to a person who he is unwilling to physically touch. If you are not willing to touch a homeless person, or an alcoholic, or a terribly dirty person, you psychologically are unwilling to minister to them.”These are the w..
  • Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time 2018
    Posted by Mary Wilson June 17, 2018 - 347 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    HOMILY BY FR. DOMINIC ON MK 4: 26-34The world is changing and developing. We often hear this phrase and often the change and development would refer to infrastructures. If one tries to re-visit a certain place which he/she has visited five or ten years ago, he/she would marvel at the sight. Especial..