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Fr. Alan Wharton

Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 13, 2018

“I Can Do All Things, in Him”: St. Frances Xavier Cabrini – Nov 13 – Homily – Fr Alan

  On the memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (Virgin, Religious Foundress, Nov 13), Fr. Alan gives the homily at New Bedford on Mother Cabrini's great faith and cooperation with God's grace, according…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 6, 2018

Vote the Faith, an Offer You Can (but Shouldn’t) Refuse – Nov 06 – Homily – Fr Alan

In the homily for Election Day (Nov 06, Tuesday in the 31st Week in Ordinary Time), Fr. Alan reminds us that we have a responsibility to vote faithfully, in the light of Catholic principles. This…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
October 30, 2018

Radical Feminism vs. Christian Marriage – Oct 30 – Homily – Fr Alan

  Fr Alan gives the homily on Oct 30 (Tuesday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time), expounding on St. Paul's teaching regarding Christian sacramental marriage (Eph 5:21-33), pointing out that the widespread…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
October 23, 2018

Holy Priests for Today’s Spiritual War – Oct 23 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for the memorial of St. John of Capistrano (Franciscan priest, Oct 23), Fr. Alan draws the analogy between the saint's role in the Battle of Belgrade to the spiritual…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
October 16, 2018

SHJ Desires What Every Heart Desires: To Be Loved – Oct 16 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for the memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin (Oct 16), Fr. Alan talks about the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SHJ), and the key message from the revelations to…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
October 8, 2018

Mercy Means Fidelity to the Gospel – Oct 08 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for Monday in the 27th Week in Ordinary Time (Oct 08), Fr. Alan explains today's Scriptures: Jesus teaches we must treat others with mercy to attain eternal life, while St.…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
October 1, 2018

Doctor Therese’s Rx: Little Way of Big Love – Oct 01 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for thee Memorial of St. Therese of Lisieux (Oct 1), Fr. Alan's explains the basics of the “Little Way” of St. Therese, her spiritual doctrine of spiritual childhood, trust and…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 25, 2018

Novena of St. Francis, Time for Conversion – Sep 25 – Homily – Fr Alan

  At the beginning of the Novena of St. Francis (Sep 25), Fr. Alan encourages using this time of preparation for renewing our commitment to conversion. Ave Maria! Mass: Tuesday in the 25th…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 17, 2018

Francis’ Stigmata, “Love Crucified” – Sep 17 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for the Feast of the Stigmatization of St. Francis of Assisi (Sep 17), Fr. Alan explains the stigmata of St. Francis as “love crucified” (O’Brien), given as a sign…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 5, 2018

Be Christ’s Light in Darkness, Mother Teresa’s Example – Sep 05 – Homily – Fr Alan

  On the anniversary of the dies natalis of St. “Mother” Teresa of Calcutta (Virgin, Foundress of the Missionaries of Charity (MC), Sept. 5), Fr. Alan comments in the homily on her call…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 3, 2018

Sex Abuse Reform: Restoring Truth, Faith, and Morals – Sep 03 – Homily – Fr Alan

  On the memorial of St. Gregory the Great (Pope & Doctor of the Church, Sept. 3), Fr. Alan explains how the current crisis of sexual abuse within the Church conspicuously points to…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 27, 2018

Confronting Vigano Expose, Homosexual Network: The Monica Method – Aug 27 – Homily – Fr Alan

  On the memorial of St. Monica (Aug 27), Fr. Alan explains in the homily how, in the midst of Archbishop Viganò's exposé of a homosexual network in the Church, and the renewed…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 20, 2018

The Church in Crisis Needs Saints – Aug 20 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for the memorial of St. Bernard of Clairvaux (Abbot and Doctor of the Church, Aug 20) Fr. Alan explains that the Church, once again mired in sexual abuse allegations, needs…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 13, 2018

The Tax-Paying Fish & Christian Freedom – Aug 13 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for Aug 13 (Sts. Pontian & Hippolytus, martyrs), Fr. Alan explains the lesson of the miracle of the fish containing the coin for the temple tax, and how Jesus used…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 6, 2018

Transfiguration: A Flash of Future Glory – Aug 06 – Homily – Fr Alan

  On the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (Aug 06), Fr. Alan gives the homily on how the Transfiguration served as a “flash forward” to the future glory of the Risen…
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