Gracias a Rocío González por las traducciones al español

Homilía para el tercer domingo de Adviento

Estaban dos mujeres almorzando en un restaurante elegante cuando un amigo de las dos se acercó a ellas y les preguntó cuál era la ocasión de esa comida. Una de las mujeres contestó: “Estamos celebrando el nacimiento de mi bebé.” El amigo preguntó: “Bueno, ¿y dónde está tu bebé?” La madre le dijo: “Oh, no […]

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Many people today believe that everyone is going to Heaven. But for many weeks now we have been hearing parables in the gospels where Jesus warns us that some are not heading for Heaven. There are wise and foolish virgins, industrious and lazy servants, sheep and goats. And today there are those who keep watch […]

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33rd Sunday / 33º domingo

In the first reading, we hear, “Charm is deceitful, beauty is fleeting, but the woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” And the Psalm says, “Blessed are you who fear the Lord.” The “Fear of the Lord” can be understood in a perfect and an imperfect way, but both are important. The imperfect […]

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31st Sunday / 31º domingo

In the Mel Brooks movie, “Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” one of the more subtle pieces of comedy revolves around Prince John. The Prince is plotting to steal the throne from his cousin King Richard, who is away fighting the crusades. The prince, however, is not a princely character. He is cowardly, bumbling, and indecisive. […]

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29th Sunday / Domingo 29

“Give to God what belongs to God” Suppose I were to drop by your house holding a paper plate. I say, “Hello, friend. A few days back I made a chocolate cake. It was so good. It came out of the oven hot, moist, and sweet. I wish you could have tasted it. Today, as […]

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27th Sunday / Domingo 27

Little Bobby had a habit of stretching the truth. One day while he was walking home from school he saw a large black dog run across the street right in front of him. He rushed home as fast as he could and told his mother, “Mom, you’re never going to believe what I just saw!” […]

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