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.

July 16, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO  15th Wednesday in Ordinary Time Memorial of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Hosea 8: 4 – 7, 11 – 13; Ps 115; Matthew 9: 32 - 38 It has been said “like father like son&rdquo...
Posted on Wed, 16 Jul 2014
July 13, 2014
Fr. Jerome Machar, OCSO 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 55: 10-11; Romans 8: 18-23; Matthew 13: 1-23 The very same power that sets the mountains on their bases, upholds the believer. The same word that stil...
Posted on Sun, 13 Jul 2014
July 12, 2013
Fr. Justin Sheehan, OCSO 14th Saturday of Ordinary Time   No disciple is above his teacher, and even Mary, the most holy of all the disciples, is not above Jesus, who was her teacher as well as her Son. I...
Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014
July 11, 2014
Fr. Marcellus Earl, OCSO Solemnity of St. Benedict Prv 2:1-9; Ps. 34:2-3, 4-5 6-7, 8-9, 10-11; Rom 8:26-30; Mt 19:27-29  I’m sure, my brothers and sisters in Christ, we will all agree that St. Benedict...
Posted on Sun, 13 Jul 2014
July 8, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO   14th Tuesday of Ordinary Time Memorial of Bl. Eugene, Cistercian Pope Hosea 8: 4 – 7, 11 – 13; Ps 115; Matthew 9: 32 – 38 At the sight of the cured demoniac,...
Posted on Tue, 8 Jul 2014
July 6, 2014
Fr. Gerard D’Souza, OCSO 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time I remember, as a teenager coming across many ads put out by the Rosicrucians, (Row see crucian) promising for $100 all the deep and dark secrets of ancien...
Posted on Mon, 7 Jul 2014
June 29, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul Acts 12: 1 - 11; Psalm 34; II Timothy 4: 6 – 8, 17 – 18; Matthew 16: 13 – 19 Through the Prophet Isaiah, God proclaims to Israel: &ldqu...
Posted on Sat, 28 Jun 2014
July 28, 2014
Fr. Justin Sheehan, OCSO Vigil of Saints Peter and Paul  At Mass yesterday for the feast of the Sacred Heart, we heard, In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as ...
Posted on Sat, 28 Jun 2014
June 27, 2012
Fr. John Eudes, OCSO Sacred Heart of Jesus Dt. 7:6-11; 1 Jn.4:7-16; Mt. 11:25-30  “Love is of God”, St. John tells us. So eager is he to convince us of this central truth that in the brief passage...
Posted on Fri, 27 Jun 2014
June 25, 2014
Fr. Jerome Machar, OCSO 12th Wednesday of Ordinary Time 2 Kings 22: 8-13; 23: 1-3; Matthew 7:15-20 Today’s readings speak of embracing God's ordinances and decrees. They also remind us to be on gua...
Posted on Wed, 25 Jun 2014
June 22, 2014
  Fr. Isaac Slater, OCSO   June 22, 2014 Solemnity of Corpus Christi Audio Homily...
Posted on Sat, 21 Jun 2014
June 20, 2014
Fr. Marcellus Earl, OCSO 11th Friday of Ordinary Time 2 Kgs 11:1-4, 9-18, 20; Ps 132:11,12,13-14, 17-18; Mt 6:19-23 In our modern world progress is held in high esteem. Stagnation is deplorable. There must be mov...
Posted on Thu, 19 Jun 2014
June 19, 2014
Fr. John Denburger, OCSO 11th Thursday of Ordinary Time Sirach 48: 1 - 14; Psalm 97; Matthew 6: 7 - 15 One of the figures of speech we learned in studying English literature was onomatopoeia – the f...
Posted on Fri, 20 Jun 2014
July 17, 2014
Fr. Justin Sheehan, OCSO 11th Tuesday of Ordinary Time Memorial of Bl. Marie-Joseph Cassant, Trappist Priest In the Order, today marks the memorial of Bl Marie-Joseph Cassant, a Trappist monk of the Abbey of D&e...
Posted on Mon, 16 Jun 2014
June 15, 2014
Fr. Stephen Muller, OCSO Trinity Sunday Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9; 2Co 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18  As two people fall in love with each other, or as two people become really close friends, a necessary ingredient is self-disc...
Posted on Sun, 15 Jun 2014
June 12, 2014
Fr. Justin Sheehan, OCSO 10th Thursday in Ordinary Time Memorial of St. Alice the Leper, Cistercian Nun Today’s saint is not very well known, but she deserves to be. Thomas Merton wrote that the life of St A...
Posted on Fri, 13 Jun 2014

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