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

2020 archive of Fr. Jim's Homilies

2020 archive of Fr. Jim's Homilies

Palm Sunday

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan on 4/27/20

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion … this year there is greater starkness than ever before … but perhaps the healthcare crisis is challenging us to realize the daily reality of the crucifixions, betrayals, tortures, dismissals of the Jesus in disguise, in our neighbor, stranger, enemy … around the world.

An event, seemingly so singular and insignificant about a rabbi from Galilee, unfolding in Jerusalem of Judea, being condemned to death on a cross under the Roman governor Pontius Pilate … spread in a few life times to the whole world; and it was never the same again.  Like this pandemic, from the hinterland of China, to the rest of Asia, to Europe, the Middle East, to the Americas, Africa, Oceania … in a matter of months, to the whole world- will we ever be the ... Read More »

April 26 Easter 3 Homily

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan on 4/27/20

Easter 3 April 26, 2020 Homily (Fr. Jim)

Emmaus … the journey and the choice between despair and hope …

With the death of Jesus their world collapsed.  Walking away from Jerusalem they were also walking away from their dreams.  They were going back into darkness, they were returning ... Read More »

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