15-second homilies

Fear is the real virus that we must confront
Why would Archbishop of Westminster close all the churches in the U.K.?

"Is it not true that we need God more than we need life itself?" (The Annunciation by Fra Angelico) Father Joseph Illo, pastor of Star of the Sea gave a nine-minute homily on March 25, feast of the

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Fear is the real virus that we must confront
Why would Archbishop of Westminster close all the churches in the U.K.?
2020-03-27T10:57:54-07:00

Blessed Chiara never lost her joy
Father Cameron Faller at Star of the Sea

On Sunday, March 22, Laetare Sunday, Father Cameron Faller, director of vocations for the San Francisco archdiocese,  gave a 10-minute homily at Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco on the importance of joy. He cited St. Paul, G.K.

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Blessed Chiara never lost her joy
Father Cameron Faller at Star of the Sea
2020-03-24T15:18:40-07:00

The weirdest St. Joseph’s feast day I’ve ever seen
A granola bar and glass of iced tea

St. Joseph's table from a different time (Photo from bookofdaystales.com) Father John Higgins, pastor of St. Raymond parish in Downey, posted a five-minute homily on the Feast of St. Joseph (March 19). He starts with "This is the

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The weirdest St. Joseph’s feast day I’ve ever seen
A granola bar and glass of iced tea
2020-03-19T18:20:28-07:00

The woman at the well and the pro-abortion side
"These people are absolutely hateful"

"We live in a really weird time, an evil time...." Father Francis Stevenson of Corpus Christi parish in Tahoe City posted his 17-minute homily  on March 9 for the Third Sunday of Lent. The homily was based on

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The woman at the well and the pro-abortion side
"These people are absolutely hateful"
2020-03-12T17:13:36-07:00

Prayer without fasting can become just mere sentimentality
15 seconds of Father Illo on true Lenten effort

"We need to feel the open wound of God's love in our flesh by fasting with Him." (Photo from Getty Images) Father Joseph Illo, pastor of Star of the Sea parishin San Francisco, gave a 9.5-minute homily on

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Prayer without fasting can become just mere sentimentality
15 seconds of Father Illo on true Lenten effort
2020-03-05T12:24:07-08:00

If you’re just here for ashes, that’s just dirt on your forehead
15-second homily excerpt by Father John Higgins

Fr. Higgins: "One year I gave up sarcasm for Lent. A friend of mine said, 'You’re not doing a very good job of it.' " Father John Higgins, pastor of St. Raymond's parish in Downey, recorded a 3-minute

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If you’re just here for ashes, that’s just dirt on your forehead
15-second homily excerpt by Father John Higgins
2020-02-24T17:29:16-08:00

It’s not our fault – we were born into this
15-second homily excerpt by Father Cameron Faller

Yesterday, Sunday, February 16, San Francisco director of vocations Father Cameron Faller, 32, spoke at Star of the Sea parish of a plague more deadly than coronavirus. Watch his 9-minute homily here. Or watch the 15-second excerpt: "I

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It’s not our fault – we were born into this
15-second homily excerpt by Father Cameron Faller
2020-02-17T12:11:05-08:00