28th February, 2021

Homily for the Second Sunday of Lent, Year B In today’s liturgy of the Word, on the second Sunday of Lent, we heard about two mountains: Moriah and Tabor. In the first reading, we heard a very dramatic story about Abraham and his only beloved son Isaac. As we heard, God put Abraham to the […]

Homily 31st January, 2021

Homily for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time A In today’s first reading from the Book of Deuteronomy, we heard God’s promise of calling new prophets who – after Moses’ death – will take over his mission and duties, becoming like him the voice of God and spiritual guides of the Chosen People. As we […]

Homily 24th January, 2021

Homily for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time A Since at least two of today’s readings tell us about a vocation, I wanted to share with you my reflection on this special gift that I also discovered many years ago. Since I became a priest, people very often – mainly young people – ask me […]

Second Sunday after Christmas 2021

Second Sunday After Christmas I would like to begin today’s homily with a brief reflection, or rather a story, about a boy named Emanuel who was eager to know what language God speaks. First, he asked his parents and teachers at school, but none of them knew the answer to such a bizarre and unusual […]

Homily – Christmas 2020

In today’s first reading, we heard the prophecy of Isaiah which – each year in a very solemn way – introduces us to this extraordinary Christmas atmosphere. The darkness that enveloped the entire earth was defeated by the mighty light of the Incarnation of God. From this amazing night, we can listen anew to the […]

27th November, 2020

Homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time My boy, you go and work in the vineyard today We have just heard another parable about the vineyard, which contains a message and a deep lesson for each of us. This time the heroes of Jesus’ story are two brothers who responded completely differently to their […]