Home
of AirMaria
Homilies
Various Priests
Conferences
Various
Standing Fast
Fr Angelo Geiger
Ave Maria Meditations
JosephMary, FTI
Marycast
Dr Mark Miravalle
Tour of the Catechism
Fr. Dan Mahan
Fatima Reflections
Fr. Joseph Michael McShane
No Apologies
Fra Joseph Mary
Roving Reporter
Fra Roderic and Others
Month of Mary
Our Ladys Chapel
A Day With Mary
Various
Fi News
Various Friars
General News
Various Friars
The Cornerstone
Fr Maximilian Dean
Marian Shrines of the World
Fr. Andre Feain
Variety
Various Other Series
Immaculate Music
Various Musicians
Mission Down Under
Aussie Friars

 





Homily

Dec 14 – Homily – Fr Mahan: The Sacrament of Penance

Sunday, December 21st, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141214j ( 10min) Play – Jesus gave to the Church, through the Apostle, the power and authority to forgive sins when He said: “whose sins you forgive, are forgiven them.” (John 20:23) .  Through the sacraments of the Church, Jesus makes the invisible visible so that we might experience Him in a personal way, and so fulfills His solemn promise to be with us always.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 3rd Sunday of Advent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 61:1-2, 10-11
Resp: luk 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54
2nd: 1th 5:16-24
Gsp: joh 1:6-8, 19-28

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 21 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Become Totally Marian

Sunday, December 21st, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141221 ( 12min) Play – To prepare during Advent in the most perfect way, strive to become totally Marian.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 4th Sunday of Advent – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2sa 7:1-5, 8-11, 16
Resp: psa 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29
2nd: rom 16:25-27
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 21 – Homily – Fr Joachim: The Humility of God

Sunday, December 21st, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141221b ( 06min) Play – Fr. Joachim reflects on the humility of God based on the readings of today, focusing on the coming of God as the infant Jesus as we celebrate the last Sunday in Advent.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 4th Sunday of Advent – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2sa 7:1-5, 8-11, 16
Resp: psa 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29
2nd: rom 16:25-27
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 20 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: The Immediate Preparation for Christmas

Saturday, December 20th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141220n ( 06min) Play – In the immediate preparation for Christmas, the liturgy presents us with the prophecy of the Virginal Birth of the Messiah as well as its fulfillment at the Annunciation. Father walks us through the Gospel passage, and encourages us to reflect on this passage and imitate Our Lady’s faith and obedience to the will of God. By doing this, we will successfully prepare for the Lord’s coming at Christmas and at the end of time.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 20 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 7:10-14
Resp: psa 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 20 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me

Saturday, December 20th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141220 ( 05min) Play – The devil fooled all of us once, in the person of Eve, with regard to the first death.  Let us not allow him to fool us again with regard to the second death.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 20 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 7:10-14
Resp: psa 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 20 – Homily – Fr Alan: O Key of David

Saturday, December 20th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141220b ( 00min) Play – Fr. Alan reflects on the O Antiphon of today “O Key of David” and how Jesus is the rightful heir of King David through Joseph and Mary and how the Key of David which allows Jesus and his apostles and minsters on earth to loose and bind the sins of men.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 20 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 7:10-14
Resp: psa 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 18 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: On the Gospel for December 18th

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141218n ( 05min) Play – Father tells us that the Gospel passage for December 18th emphasizes Our Lady’s Virginity, which testifies to the Divinity of Her Son, and he shows how this Gospel speaks of the two virtues of humility and purity. By the former we rely completely on Him and not on ourselves, and by the latter, we are enabled to give ourselves entirely to God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 18 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 23:5-8
Resp: psa 72:1, 12-13, 18-19
Gsp: mat 1:18-24

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 19 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Sceptre Has Passed

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141219 ( 03min) Play – The Patriarch Jacob prophesied that the sceptre would not pass from Judah until the time came for the Messiah (Gen. 49:10).  That is fulfilled when Herod the Great, mentioned in today’s Gospel, takes the place of Mattathias as ruler in 37 BC.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 19 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jdg 13:2-7, 24-25
Resp: psa 71:3-4, 5-6, 16-17
Gsp: luk 1:5-25

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 19 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Samson and John the Baptist

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141219b ( 05min) Play – Fr. Joachim makes many comparisons between Samson in the Old Testament and John the Baptist in the New, both of whom are in the readings for today as we approach Christmas.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 19 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jdg 13:2-7, 24-25
Resp: psa 71:3-4, 5-6, 16-17
Gsp: luk 1:5-25

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 18 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Take Her into Your Home

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141218 ( 02min) Play – Like St. Joseph, Christians must not be afraid to take Mary into their homes and have an intimate spiritual life with Her.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 18 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 23:5-8
Resp: psa 72:1, 12-13, 18-19
Gsp: mat 1:18-24

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 18 – Homily – Fr Alan: O Lord of the House of Israel

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141218b ( 13min) Play – Fr. Alan relates today’s readings with the Advent Antiphon of the day which calls Jesus the Lord of the House of Israel.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 18 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 23:5-8
Resp: psa 72:1, 12-13, 18-19
Gsp: mat 1:18-24

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 17 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Pope Francis on the Synod

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141217n ( 013min) Play – Fr. Matthias comments on Pope Francis’ catechism of December 17th, which was dedicated to the recent Extraordinary Synod on the Family.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 17 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 49:2, 8-10
Resp: psa 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
Gsp: mat 1:1-17

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 17 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Matthew & Moses

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141217 ( 03min) Play – St. Peter Damian, Doctor of the Church, explains that St. Matthew imitates Moses in writing the first Gospel and giving the geneology of Jesus Christ.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 17 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 49:2, 8-10
Resp: psa 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
Gsp: mat 1:1-17

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 17 – Homily – Fr Elias: Christ Completes Wisdom

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141217b ( 11min) Play – Fr Elias and how we need Jesus Christ in our lives to be complete in our humanity especially in our wisdom since Christ is the wisdom of God. Jesus is the longing of all our desires.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 17 – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 49:2, 8-10
Resp: psa 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
Gsp: mat 1:1-17

Audio (MP3)

+++

Dec 07 – Homily – Fr Mahan: Good News of Christ

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Click to Play

Homily #141207j ( 07min) Play – Fr. Daniel Mahan on how our Lord wants to comfort His people during times of distress, that we should avoid getting too wrapped up in the bad news of each day and, instead, focus on the Good News of the Gospel of Christ which brings a peace which the world cannot give.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 2nd Sunday of Advent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 40:1-5, 9-11
Resp: psa 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
2nd: 2pe 3:8-14
Gsp: mar 1:1-8

Audio (MP3)

+++