Category Archives: Sermons

Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 3rd Sunday of Advent “Gaudete” – 2020 – POLL: Rose Vestments?

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 4th Sunday of Advent – 2019

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass that fulfilled your Sunday Obligation? What was it?  There are a lot of people who don’t get many good points in the sermons they must endure.   So, … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon during your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. For my part, I underscored – on this 4th Sunday after Pentecost – that God doesn’t choose men who are worthy to … Read More

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Advice from a saint, praise for a priest, explanation for a practice

According to the Novus Ordo calendar, today is the Feast of St. Alphonsus Liguori.  In the traditional calendar it falls tomorrow.  He is a Doctor of the Church, whose writings set the Church’s approach to moral theology on a healthy … Read More

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PODCAzT 137: Augustine on bad pastors; Sermon in the wake of Pope Francis’ interview

At the time of this writing it is still the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, aka the 18th Sunday after Pentecost in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. It has been just a few days since the release of … Read More

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A 1st Sunday of Advent sermon

I haven’t posted a sermon in quite some time. Here is a Sunday offering.

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Bp. Slattery’s Sermon in Washington DC – unforgettable

Here is the audio of Bp. Edward Slattery’s marvelous sermon at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Amazing. Bp. Slattery, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, stepped up and made himself available to be celebrant for the Pontifical Mass in the older, traditional … Read More

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Did you hear a good Ash Wednesday sermon? Share a point.

If you heard an Ash Wednesday sermon which was worthwhile, share ONE SINGLE POINT you can recall for us, as concisely as possible… a single sentence, if possible.

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Quinquagesima sermon: a program for Lent

Here is a sermon for Quinquagesima. I propose something for your Lent. Moreover, it was a dreadful mistake to excise the pre-Lenten Sundays from the Church’s post-Conciliar calendar.

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Safe in New Jersey… sort of…

I am at Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin, NJ. This stay is going to be interesting! First, I am here to do some of the heavy lifting (things that involve talking) for the great Fr. Pasley. He is recovering from surgery … Read More

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A Sunday sermon

In the wake of many disappointments we have all seen in the press, continually see from people who should know better, concerning even Christians, Catholics, even whole Christian communities which betray both reason and Scripture and Christian Tradition, here is … Read More

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12th Sunday of Ordinary Time – sermon

I am at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Manhattan right now.  The pastor, Fr. Murray, kindly asked me to preach today.   The notice was short, so this is about as close to an extemporaneous sermon as I might give … Read More

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