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Fr. Maximilian Warnisher

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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 25, 2018

Weak in Self, Strong in Christ – Apr 25 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  Fr Maximilian gives the homily at New Bedford on the Feast of St. Mark, the Evangelist (Apr 25) explaining how, although we are weak and may fall, trusting in Jesus' mercy and…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 11, 2018

Believe in the Resurrection – Apr 11 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  Fr Maximilian W gives the homily at New Bedford on Apr 11 on how we should believe in the Resurrection and so believe that Christ is God. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Stanislaus…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
March 7, 2018

The Commandments Guide Us to God – Mar 07 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  Fr Maximilian explains how Jesus fulfilled the Law, and how the Decalogue undergirds His whole mission of reuniting lost humanity to its Creator. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 3rd Week of Lent -…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 14, 2018

Ashes Remind Us of Need for Conversion – Feb 14 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  On Ash Wednesday, Fr. Maximilian explains the Gospel call to inner conversion, to seek to examine our conscience before God in the secrecy of our own heart, and to turn back to…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 29, 2017

Aug 29 – Homily: Be Not Afraid to Proclaim the Truth

  St. John the Baptist, whose martyrdom we celebrate today, lived and died as a witness to the Savior. We, too, are called to live so faithfully that the example of our life…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 9, 2017

Aug 09 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: St. Teresa Benedicta & the Woman’s Great Faith

  St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, aka Edith Stein, was a woman of great faith, like the woman in today's Gospel. The question is: do we have such faith, to put all…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 2, 2017

Aug 02 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Franciscan Plenary Indulgence

  St. Francis obtained for souls a great gift from Our Lord and Our Lady. The Portiuncula Indulgence, now extended to the whole Church, is offered on August 2, the feast of the dedication of…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
May 29, 2017

May 29 – Homily – The Path to Peace: Repentance

  President Trump's Memorial Day prayer: for permanent peace. The King of Peace has conquered the world and given us His peace: the tranquility of His order. It is achieved by turning away…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
May 22, 2017

May 22 – Homily: From Christ’s Passion to Compassion & Love

  St. Rita of Cascia united her love to that of Christ by contemplating his Passion. Christ endured his Passion, and Our Lady suffered with him at the foot of the cross, for the salvation…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
May 8, 2017

May 08 – Homily – Fr Maximilian: BVM, Mediatrix of All Grace

  From the moment we were entrusted to her by Our Lord on the cross: "Behold your son," and we became her children: "Behold your Mother," Our Lord entrusted to her the order…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
May 1, 2017

May 01 – Homily – Fr Maximilian: St. Joseph, Model Cooperator in God’s Creation

  Ave Maria! Since man's fall from grace with original sin, our work became burdensome and we tend to look on the need to work as an imposition. However, viewed properly, work is…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 24, 2017

Apr 24 – Homily – Fr Maximilian: St. Fidelis – Predestined Yet Free to Choose

  St. Fidelis, German Cappuchin Franciscan preacher and martyr, died at the hands of fanatic Calvinists for his faithful witness to the Catholic truth. In contrast to their false doctrine on "predestination," he preached…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 17, 2017

Apr 17 – Homily – Fr Maximilian: Jesus’ Credible Resurrection, Our Hope for Salvation

  Clearly the story about Jesus’ body being stolen is patently false, and doesn’t jibe with St. John’s account of what he saw in the empty tomb. The story of the guards is less believable…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 13, 2017

Apr 12 – Homily – Fr. Maximilian: Last Supper, First Mass

  The readings for the Mass of the Lord's Supper shed much light on the meaning of this great feast. The Last Supper was a climactic sacramental moment in the Mystery of the Incarnation.…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 10, 2017

Apr 10 – Homily – Fr Maximilian: Helping the Poor, Through Jesus to the Periphery

  We have to go to the center—Jesus Christ—before we can effectively “reach out to the periphery,” to help the marginalized and poor. Judas falsely claimed concern for the poor, but he was…
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