Homilies and Speeches

2022

Previous Homilies

2022

September 11, 2022 - Homily for the 24th Sunday of the Year – Cycle C, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield

September 10, 2022 - Homily for the Installation of Fr. Peter Harman as Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Effingham

August 31, 2022 - Homily for the Installation of Fr. David Beagles as Pastor of Robrinson and Oblong

August 28, 2022 - Homily for the 10th Anniversary of Fr. Michael McGivney High School, Glen Carbon

August 28, 2022 - Homily for the Installation of Fr. Michael Meinhart as Pastor of St. Louis Parish, Nokomis

August 27, 2022 Homily Outline for the Wedding of Caroline Mazurek & Alan Cozzi, St. Ferdinand Church, Chicago

August 19, 2022 - Homily for Opening of the Springfield Dominicans 150 Year Jubilee as a Religious Congregation

August 17, 2022 - Homily for Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Cathedral, Springfield

August 15, 2022 - Homily for the Dedication of the Dominican Monastery of Mary the Queen, Girard, Illinois

August 14, 2022 - Homily for 75th Anniversary of Little Flower Parish, Springfield

August 13, 2022 - Homily for 75th Anniversary of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, Springfield

August 13, 2022 - Homily for the Priesthood Ordination of Rev. Brs. Nathan Marzonie and Leland Thorpe, OMV, at St. Mary Church, Alton

August 2, 2022 - Homily for the FSGM Mass of Reception into Novitiate and Profession of Vows, St. Mary Church, Alton

August 2, 2022 - Homily for the Installation of Fr. Florent Emmanuel Kanga as Pastor at St. Mary Church, Farmersville

July 31, 2022 - Homily Outline for the 18th Sunday of the Year - Cycle C - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Springfield

July 24, 2022 - Homily for the Installation of Fr. Mike Haag as Pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish Collinsville

July 23, 2022 - Homily for the SDCCW Women of Distinction Awards - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

July 20, 2022 - Homily for the Association of Catholic Diocesan Archivists Mass at Mundelein Seminary

July 17, 2022_- Homily for the Installation of Father Christopher Uhl, OMV as Pastor of St. Mary's Parish, Alton

July 17, 2022 - Homily for the 16th International Congress of Medieval Canon Law - Sunday 16-C - St. Francis Xavier College Church, St. Louis.

July 16, 2022 - Homily for the Installation of Father Piotr Kosk as Pastor of St. Mary's Taylorville

July 10 2022 - Homily for the 15th Sunday of the Year Cycle C Cathedral of theImmaculate Conception Springfield

July 9 2022 - Homily for the 125th Anniversary of the Death of Father Tolton at St. PeterCemetery Quincy

June 26 2022 - Homily for Religious Freedom Week Mass 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time Cycle C Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

June 24 2022 - Homily for the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at Sacred Heart Church Springfield

June 19 2022 - Homily for Corpus Christi Mass and Procession at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

June 12, 2022 - Homily for Trinity Sunday, Cycle C Mass for the Blessing of the Renovated Church, followed by Blessing of the new Trinity Hall St. Paul Church, Highland, Illinois

June 4, 2022 - Homily Outline for the Vigil Mass of Pentecost prior to the Sports Faith International Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Saint Patrick Catholic Church Lake Forest, Illinois 

May 30, 2022 - Homily for the Memorial Day Field Mass Calvary Cemetery Springfield, IL 

May 28, 2022 - Homily for the Ordination of Paul Lkuchungan Lesupati and Zachary David Samples to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Springfield, Illinois 

May 21-22, 2022 - Homily for Parish Pastoral Visit Saint Anthony Parish Quincy, Illinois - Sixth Sunday of Easter 

May 15, 2022 - Homily for the 150th Anniversary of Saint Gertrude Parish and the Parish Pastoral Visit at Saint Gertrude Church Grantfork, Illinois -  Fifth Sunday of Easter – Cycle C 

May 15, 2022 - Homily for Parish Pastoral Visit, Saint Nicholas Church Pocahontas, Illinois - Fifth Sunday of Easter – Cycle C

May 8, 2022 - Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Easter – Cycle C, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Springfield, Illinois

April 24, 2022 - Homily for Parish Pastoral Visit, St. Agnes Parish, Springfield, Illinois - Second Sunday of Easter - Divine Mercy Sunday 

April 17, 2022 - Homily for Easter Morning Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

April 16, 2022 - Homily for Holy Saturday Mass of the Easter Vigil, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

April 14, 2022 - Homily for Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

April 10, 2022 - Homily Outline for the Palm Sunday Mass – Cycle C, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

April 6, 2022 - Homily Outline for Principals’ Leadership Day Mass - Wednesday of the 5th Week of Lent - Saint Francis Church at the Evermode Institute, Springfield, Illinois

April 3, 2022 - Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Lent – Year C (Readings from Year A for 3rd Scrutiny), Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

March 27, 2022 - Homily for Highland Knights of Columbus - 4th Sunday of Lent - Cycle C St. Paul Church, Highland, Illinois

March 13, 2022 - Homily for the Second Sunday of Lent – Year C, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

March 6, 2022 - Homily for the First Sunday of Lent – Year C, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

March 5-6, 2022 - Homily for the Rite of Election, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

March, 2, 2022 - Homily Outline for Ash Wednesday, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

February 27, 2022 - Homily Outline for the 8th Sunday of the Year – Mass in Time of War or Civil Disturbance (in Ukraine) - Blessing of the New Organ at St. Augustine Church, Ashland, Illinois

February, 12-13, 2022 - Homily for Parish Pastoral Visit, Sacred Heart Parish, Effingham, Illinois

January, 27, 2022 - Reflection Outline for Priests' Day of Recollection, Villa Maria Catholic Life Center

January 21, 2022 - Homily for the Springfield March for Life Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

January 16, 2022 - Homily Outline for the 2nd Sunday of the Year – Cycle C, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

January 9, 2022 - Homily for Parish Pastoral Visit, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Quincy, Illinois - Solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord - Year C

January 1-2, 2022 - Homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany - St. Casimir Church of Mother of the Americas Parish, Chicago, Illinois

January 1-2, 2022 - Homily for Epiphany - SPANISH - St. Casimir Church of Mother of the Americas Parish, Chicago, Illinois

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