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Fr. Maximilian Warnisher

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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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
April 3, 2017

Apr 03 – Homily – Fr Maximilian Mary: Accusers Guilty, Sinner Forgiven

Both women, accused of adultery, could be punished by stoning under the law, if found guilty. In both cases, their accusers are motivated by malice. Susanna was vindicated by God; her false accusers…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
March 27, 2017

Mar 27 – Homily – Fr Maximilian Mary: Seeking Signs and Wonders, or Seeking Self?

  If we are seeking our own interests and advantage, we may be blind to the true meaning of signs and wonders, which point to the Messiah. We are not God, but do…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
August 17, 2016

Aug 17 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Never Unjust

  Commenting on the Mass Readings of the day, Fr Maximilian reminds us that Our Lord is never unjust in his actions, and at the same time always merciful. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 27, 2016

Jul 27 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Worth any Sacrifice

In commenting on Our Lords words in the Gospel, Fr. Maximilian explains why the possession of the Kingdom of God is worth any sacrifice. Bl. Mary Magdalene of Martinengo well understood this truth…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 25, 2016

Jul 25 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Conditions For Reigning with Christ

  Today is the feast day of St. James the Apostle. Fr Maximilian gives us a commentary on the Gospel account of the sons of Zebedee asking to be on the right and…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 20, 2016

Jul 20 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Nourishing the Seed of Faith

  Father gives us a commentary on the parable of the sower and the seeds. Our Lord sows the seeds and it is up to us to nurture this seed of faith to…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 13, 2016

Jul 13 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Heavenly, not Earthly

  Fr. Maximilian explains how St. Henry was a leader who was always seeking the heavenly, not earthly goals. He lived solely for God and sought the same for his people. Let us…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
July 6, 2016

Jul 06 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: St. Maria Goretti & the Kingdom of Heaven

  In the Gospel we read how Our Lord commissions his disciples to preach that the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand. Fr. Maximilian explains how St. Maria Goretti understood, knew and experienced…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
June 29, 2016

Jun 29 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Imitate their Faith

Fr. Maximilian talks about the great works and faith of Ss. Peter and Paul. We are also called to imitate this great faith. Ave Maria! Mass: Sts. Peter and Paul - Solemnity Readings:  1st:…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
June 22, 2016

Jun 22 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Bearing Fruit

  Fr. Maximilian explains Our Lords words on bearing fruit and explains how spiritual exercises such as penance can help make our works more fruitful. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Paulinus of Nola -…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
June 1, 2016

Jun 01 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Life after Death

  Jesus points out to the Saducees that there is in fact life after death, and Fr Maximilian reminds us that this eternal life is the one which is most important and we…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
March 23, 2016

Mar 23 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Examine Yourself

  We should reflect upon Christs sacrificial love for us and examine ourselves. We should respond with an attitude of repentance and thanksgiving. Ave Maria!
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