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Fr. Johannes M.M. Smith

Fr. Johannes SmithHomily
July 4, 2009

Jul 03 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St Irenaeus – Father of the Church

Homily #090703m ( 10min) Play - St. Irenaeus was the student of a disciple of St. John the Apostle.  Father quotes St. Irenaeus concerning Our Lady, calling her the New Eve who "through her obedience untied…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
July 20, 2009

Jul 20 – Homily – Fr Johannes: Jerome Emiliani and Devotion to Mary

Homily #090720ms ( 13min) Play - Our sanctity is always through the intervention of Our Lady and Father explains how this was the case with Jerome Emiliani.  As Saint Bonaventure said, "I've never…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
August 1, 2009

Jul 31 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St. Ignatius of Loyola

  Homily #090731m ( 14min) Play - Father gives a short description of the life and conversion of St. Ignatius of Loyola.  His can be a comforting story for many of us who used to live…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomily
August 5, 2009

Aug 05 – Homily – Fr Johannes: The Dedication of St. Mary Major

  Homily #090805m ( 11min) Play - Every year, on the anniversary of the Dedication of the Papal Basilica of St Mary Major, snow is showered down from the ceiling. This is the…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
August 7, 2009

Aug 07 – Homily – Fr Johannes: St. Cajetan and Divine Providence

  Homily #090807ms ( 12min) Play - St. Cajetan had a very radical trust in Divine Providence...  While Franciscans give up the right to own any property communally or personally, St. Cajetan's order…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
August 18, 2009

Aug 18 – Homily – Fr Johannes: We Need Silence to Hear God

  Homily #090818m ( 13min) Play - If we constantly have noise from the radio, tv, and mp3 players we drown out God's voice.  We all need to make sure to have silence…
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Fr. Johannes SmithHomilyMt. St. Francis
September 7, 2009

Sep 07 – Homily – Fr Johannes: Two kingdoms, two masters to choose from..

Homily #090907m ( 05min) Play - "Each one of us has a choice to make, do we choose the path which is pleasant, which leads to ruin, or the path which is difficult,…
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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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