Homilies

Homilies

Homilies preached by priests of the Abbey of the Genesee on various occasions.  

Even though the homilies given here at the Abbey are intended primarily for the monastic community it is hoped there will be a message for the little monk hidden in the heart of nearly everyone. The homilies of Fr. John Eudes can be found on his Homilies Index page.

October 26, 2014
Fr. Jerome Machar, OCSO 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Exodus 22: 20-26; 1 Thessalonians 1: 5c-10; Matthew 22: 34-40 The people God had freed from slavery and brought to the land of promise were never to forget the ...
Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014
October 24, 2014
Fr. Marcellus Earl, OCSO, 29th Friday in Ordinary Time Anniversary Solemnity of the Dedication of the Abbey Church 1 Kgs 8:22-23, 27-30; 1 Pt 2:4-9; 1 Chr 29:10, 11, 12; Lk 19:1-10  Case No. 1 -- Aroun...
Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014
October 19, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 45: 1, 4 - 6; Ps 96; I Thessalonians 1:1 – 5b; Matthew 22: 15 – 21 According to Wikipedia, “paparazzi are photographers who take pic...
Posted on Sun, 19 Oct 2014
October 18, 2014
Fr. Isaac Slater, OCSO 28th Saturday of Ordinary Time Feast of St. Luke AUDIO HOMILY...
Posted on Sat, 18 Oct 2014
October 16, 2014
Fr. Jerome Machar, OCSO 28th Thursday in Ordinary Time Ephesians 1: 1-10; Luke 11: 47-54 Saint Paul reminds the members of the church of Ephesus that they have reason to rejoice. Even while they were trapped in th...
Posted on Wed, 15 Oct 2014
October 15, 2014
Fr. Stephen Muller, OCSO  28TH Wednesday in Ordinary Time Feast of St. Teresa of Avila Gal 5:18-25; Lk 11:42-46   Nada te turbe; Nada te espante;   In honor of St. Teresa of Avila, I...
Posted on Wed, 15 Oct 2014
October 12, 2014
Fr. Gerard D’Souza, OCSO 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time          The parable of the wedding feast is a strange one. Why would people refuse free food and good wine...
Posted on Fri, 17 Oct 2014
October 10, 2014
Fr. Jerome Machar, OCSO 27th Friday in Ordinary Time Galatians 3: 7-14; Luke 11: 15-26  The righteous person will live by faith. The object of our faith is God, in Whom we live and move and have our being. ...
Posted on Tue, 7 Oct 2014
October 9, 2014
Fr. Marcellus Earl, OCSO   27th Thursday in Ordinary Time Gal 3:1-5; Lk 1:69-70, 71-72, 73-75; Lk 11:5-13  When it comes to living a life of prayer, we need all the help we can get. Today's readi...
Posted on Thu, 9 Oct 2014
October 8, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO 27th Wednesday in Ordinary Time Job 38: 1, 12 – 21 & 40: 3 - 5; Ps 139; Luke 10: 13 – 16 In a certain place, Jesus responded to the disciple’s request immediately; He...
Posted on Wed, 8 Oct 2014
October 3, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO 26th Friday in Ordinary Time Job 38: 1, 12 – 21 & 40: 3 - 5; Ps 139; Luke 10: 13 - 16 Someone has written: “God is no tame god…and neither is God a one dimensional g...
Posted on Fri, 3 Oct 2014
September 28, 2014
Fr. Justin Sheehan, OCSO 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time  In this morning’s Gospel, Jesus asks our opinion: which of the two sons did his Father’s will? And the answer is: the first, who initially sai...
Posted on Sat, 27 Sep 2014
September 27, 2014
Fr. Stephen Muller, OCSO 25th Saturday in Ordinary Time Memorial of St. Vincent de Paul Eccles. 11:9-12:8; Lk 9:43b-45  St. Vincent de Paul was ordained a priest at the unusually young age of 19 in the year ...
Posted on Sun, 28 Sep 2014
September 26, 2014
Fr. Marcellus Earl, OCSO 25th Friday in Ordinary Time Eccl 3:1-11;Ps 144:1b and 2abc, 3,-4; Lk 9:18-22   We have just listened to the first reading from Ecclesiastes which we could label "Times to,&quo...
Posted on Fri, 26 Sep 2014
September 25, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO 25th Thursday in Ordinary Time Ecclesiastes 1: 2 - 11; Ps 90; Luke 9: 7 – 9 I believe it was Thomas Merton who said that if some men, friends, went on a fishing trip and of cours...
Posted on Wed, 24 Sep 2014
September 18, 2014
Fr. Jerome Machar, OCSO 24th Thursday in Ordinary Time Local day of prayer for the fruits of the earth 2 Thessalonians 3: 6-12; Mark 4: 26-29    Cst. 26 Work Work, especially manual work, has always...
Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014
September 16, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO 24th Wednesday in Ordinary Time I Corinthians 12: 12 – 14, 27 – 31a; Ps 100; Luke 7: 11 – 17 For Vespers this evening we chanted Psalm 136 which is very much like a man...
Posted on Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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