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Fr. Terrence Chartier

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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 15, 2018

Rash Judgment, Disobedience Have a High Price – Jan 15 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  Fr. Terrance uses examples from today's Scripture readings to illustrate the devastating consequences of the sins of rash judgment and disobedience to God. Citing other scripture passages as well, Father shows the gravity…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 8, 2018

Eyes of Flesh or of Faith? – Jan 08 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Fr. Terrance compares and contrasts the way of seeing of believers and unbelievers. Christ is near us in today's liturgy. Ave Maria! Mass:…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 1, 2018

Mary: Glories of Womanhood – Jan 01 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  On New Year's Day, the Church celebrates the glory of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Terrance explains some of her natural and supernatural glories and indicates how we can put into practice the…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 25, 2017

Christmas Peace, Just a Confession Away – Dec 25 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  Fr. Terrance reflects on the difference between the way the world looks at Christmas and the way believers understand it. Christ's gift of peace is not for the world, but for people…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 11, 2017

Dec 11 – Homily: He Comes to Save Us. But, From What?

  With Jesus' arrival at Christmas, so too a new liberation is come for those who choose to follow Him. But we may ask: from what exactly does He liberate us? Today's Gospel helps…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 5, 2017

Dec 05 – Homily – Fr Terrance: Jesus is Messiah and God

  Developing the characteristics of the Messiah prophesied in Isaiah--being "from the stump of Jesse" and having "the Spirit of the LORD"--and connecting them with today's Gospel, Father draws the conclusions that Jesus…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierGriswold, CTHomily
December 2, 2017

Dec 02 – Homily – Fr Terrance: Hearts Awake

  We must prepare for the Second Coming and for the moment of death. The heart must be true; the heart refers to the spiritual nature of the person. We must shun anxieties…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 27, 2017

Nov 27 – Homily: A Gift from the New Eve

  On the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Father explores some parallels between the Gospel of St. John and Genesis which illustrates how Mary is the "New Eve" alongside Christ,…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 20, 2017

Nov 20 – Homily: Sight for the Blind, Forgiveness for the Heart

  Fr. Terrance speaks of Jesus' healing of the blind man, and of the blessing of carrying our crosses as a means to attain heaven. One cross Our Lord doesn't want us to…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 13, 2017

Nov 13 – Homily – Fr Terrance: Thy Huddle Come, Thy Play Be Done

  Explaining today's reading from the book of Wisdom, Fr. Terrance begins with a football analogy to illustrate how we have to be harmonized in purpose with the will of God. He goes…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
September 8, 2017

Sep 08 – Homily – Deacon Terrance: First Homily (in English)

  On the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Deacon Terrance reflects on Our Lady's extraordinary qualities in the ordinary dimension of life. Ave Maria! Mass: Birth of the Blessed…
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