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Fr. Elias Mills

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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 21, 2016

Jul 21 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Sower of the Faith

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Lawrence of Brindisi a Franciscan who is a Doctor of the Church and promoted the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. He was known for his…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 20, 2016

Jul 20 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Elias Prophet and Man of Action

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Elias the Old Testament prophet whose feast is celebrated today by the Maronite rite in the East and the Carmelite Order in the West who claim him…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 14, 2016

Jul 14 – Homily – Fr Elias: Two Yokes, Slavery or Discipleship

Fr. Elias on how the Gospel refers to two yokes from which we must chose. one of slavery to sin or one of freedom of virtue that counter-intuitively comes by carrying our cross and following…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 6, 2016

Jul 06 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Maria Goretti and Perseverance

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Maria Goretti and how we should imitate her in holding fast to purity and how we should ask her intersession for our impure times, for a renewal of…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
June 30, 2016

Jun 30 – Homily – Fr Elias: Perseverance and Martyrdom

Fr. Elias on the first Martyrs of Rome and how their testimony in their own blood is the seed of the Church. He exhorts us to be witnesses by persevering in the little things,…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
June 1, 2016

Jun 01 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Justin Martyr, Reason and Faith

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Justin Martyr and how he combined natural wisdom with the supernatural wisdom of the faith. This was both during his life through his writings which gave some…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 26, 2016

May 26 – Homily – Fr Elias: Joyful St. Philip Neri

Fr. Elias on the joy of St. Philip Neri and how important joy is to becoming a saint, this should be easy when we reflect that we possess eternal life where we will be…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 24, 2016

May 24 – Homily – Fr Elias: Our Lady and the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

Fr. Elias on the feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and how this church was a monument to God's ability to raise up great saints. Saint's who…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 16, 2016

May 16 – Homily – Fr Elias: Three Saints of Mercy

Fr. Elias on the three Saints that are honored by the Church today and how they in different ways point out the mercy of God. St. Margaret of Cortona the Third Order Franciscan…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 15, 2016

May 15 – Homily – Fr Elias: Holy Spirit, Driving Wind, Gentle Dove

Fr. Elias on the feast of Pentecost, its origins, is current meaning as the coming of the Holy Spirit, the gentle action of God in our souls that transforms us into other Christs…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 5, 2016

May 05 – Homily – Fr Elias: Come Holy Spirit

Fr. Elias on the day Our Lord ascended into heaven, forty days after his Resurrection when the apostles begin to prepare for the Holy Spirit. Father exhorts us to do likewise by turning to Our Lady,…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
April 21, 2016

Apr 21 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Conrad, Porter to Holiness

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Conrad of Parzham, a humble Franciscan friar with great devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, who worked as a porter to welcome people at his friary. Father exhorts…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
April 1, 2016

Mar 31 – Homily – Fr Elias: Jesus is truly risen

Fr. Elias reflects on the resurrection as recounted in the Gospel, that Jesus is truly risen, body and soul, as was prophesied and gives us hope for our own resurrection. Ave Maria!
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
March 3, 2016

Mar 03 – Homily – Fr Elias: Power over Demons

Ave Maria! Fr. Elias underscores in today's Gospel that Jesus' ability to drive out demons did the most in His day to show that He is the Son of God and may do so again in…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
October 12, 2015

Oct 12 – Homily – Fr Elias: Columbus and St. Seraphin

Homily #151012b ( 12min) Play - Fr. Elias on the life of St. Seraphin of Montegranaro, a humble Franciscan brother, who lived a very pious life, exhibiting great love of God and his neighbors and…
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