Be doers of the word and not hearers only. - Letter of James 1:22

August 2020 archive of Fr. Fitz's Homilies

August 2020 archive of Fr. Fitz's Homilies

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time August 23, 2020

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan on 8/22/20

I always liked this Gospel for its psychology. Jesus asks a very disarming question, “What are people saying about me, what do you hear?” After his disciples answer that, he asks a much more serious question, “What about you? Who do you say I am?” Peter answers, “You are ... Read More »

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 16, 2020

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan on 8/15/20

All three Scripture readings today deal with the same question: What is the relation of revealed religion to people who do not accept it? I realize that in phrasing the question this way it may sound very dry and abstract. But each of the sacred authors frames the question ... Read More »

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