22nd August, 2021

Homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Today’s Gospel is a continuation of the previous Gospels about the Bread of life that we have heard and meditated on for several Sundays before the feast of the Assumption. Then we heard about people who enthusiastically followed Jesus and gathered around him listening to […]

8th August, 2021

Detail from Dieric Bouts’ Prophet Elijah in the Desert – from the Winged altar in St. Peter in Leuven   XIX Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B /First Book of Kings 19: 4-8/ – /John 6: 41-51/ In the first reading from the book of Kings we heard a short passage telling us the story […]

18th July, 2021

Homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, Mk 6: 30-34 I remember that several years ago, when I was preaching a homily, and it was a homily for children, and when I was telling them something about a holiday, one little boy asked me a question that at first seemed a typically […]

11th July, 2021

My friend, from now on I want YOU to become my hands Homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Mk 6: 7-13 As I pondered this Gospel a few days ago, I remembered a story of what happened in one small town during the Korean war. Well, during many bombings, this little and inconspicuous […]

Corpus Christi Sunday 2021

I think Jesus could not have chosen a simpler way to stay with us forever after His Death, Resurrection, and Ascension to heaven. He did it in a very peculiar way because – as we know – He chose two very inconspicuous and simple things, such as bread and wine which we have heard about […]

Homily Trinity Sunday, 2021

Once, when I was still a child, I heard from my parents or grandparents a very simple, made up story about a king who – as it happens in such children’s stories – lived long ago and far away. He was a very peculiar man because he very much wanted to see God face to […]