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Fr. Johannes Smith

Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 8, 2009

Oct 08 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St. Bridget of Sweden

Homily #091008ms ( 12min) Play - St. Bridget, a descendant of the royal house of Sweden, was married to prince Ulfo.  After the death of the latter, she founded the Order of the…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 13, 2009

Oct 13 – Homily – Fr Johannes: The Miracle of the Sun

Homily #091013ms ( 10min) Play - Today is the 92nd anniversary of the "miracle of the sun" at Fatima. It's a day we remember one of the most powerful interventions that Our Lady…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 15, 2009

Oct 15 – Homily – Fr Johannes: One of the best kept secrets in the Catholic faith..

Homily #091015ms ( 12min) Play - One of the best kept secrets in the Catholic faith.. mental prayer. St. Teresa helps us to understand that mental prayer is not just a brain exercise..…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 17, 2009

Oct 17 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Homily #091017m ( 12min) Play - Today in the 1962 calendar, we celebrate the feast of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. From her we learn that if we wish to imitate Our Blessed Lord,…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 27, 2009

Oct 26 – Homily – Fr Johannes: Forgive from your heart..

Homily #091026ms ( 12min) Play - The refusal to forgive our neighbor is not just sinful, but it can be gravely sinful. A lot of people don't realize that it is actually one…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 27, 2009

Oct 27 – Homily – Fr Johannes: “Put on the armor of God..”

Homily #091027m ( 08min) Play - In this battle, we are not just on the defensive. We, Christians, are supposed to be on the offensive. We are the ones going out there that…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
October 31, 2009

Oct 30 – Homily – Fr Johannes: Our ticket into paradise..

Homily #091030ms ( 12min) Play - "All things, O Lord, are in thy power, and no one can resist thy will" (Esth. 13:9). The people who persecute us are just creatures. They can…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
November 6, 2009

Nov 05 – Homily – Fr Johannes: Feast of the Sacred Relics Venerated in the Churches of the Seraphic Order

Homily #091105ms ( 14min) Play - Today the Franciscan family celebrates the Feast of the Sacred Relics Venerated in the Churches of the Seraphic Order. The Saints leave us many signs of their…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
November 9, 2009

Nov 09 – Homily – Fr Johannes: The Dedication of the Archbasilica of Our Savior

Homily #091109m ( 09min) Play - The Mother and Mistress of all Churches throughout the world, the church of Saint John Lateran, or the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Savior, was the first…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
November 21, 2009

Nov 21 – Homily – Fr Johannes: The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Homily #091121m ( 00min) Play - Today we celebrate the feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. "It is an ancient and very trustworthy tradition that the Blessed Virgin was thus…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
November 26, 2009

Nov 25 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St. Humilis of Bisignano

Homily #091125m ( 12min) Play - St. Humilis of Bisignano, O.Min. (1582-1637). From his youth he had the gift of continuous ecstasy, to such an extent that he was called “the ecstatic Friar”.…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
December 10, 2009

Dec 08 – Homily – Fr Johannes: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Homily #091208ms ( 14min) Play - Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Fr. Johannes explains that it wasn't fitting for Christ to become man in…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
January 5, 2010

Jan 04 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton / Bl. Angela of Foligno

Homily #100104ms ( 10min) Play - Today we celebrate the feast of one saint and blessed:  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint, foundress and first superior of the Sisters of Charity,…
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