March 22, 2020

Faith and Sight

A homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent (Year A), by Bishop Thomas Daly: The gospel story of the curing of the man born blind is one of two healings – one physical and one spiritual – and one tragedy – the insistent spiritual blindness of the pharisees.

Recorded live at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, March 22, 2020

A homily for the Third Sunday of Lent (Year A), by Father Kyle Ratuiste: Amidst the uncertainty and fear brought about by the coronavirus, we have unique opportunities to grow in our faith and practice charity toward our neighbors.

Recorded live at the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, March 15, 2020

A homily for the Second Sunday of Lent (Year A), by Father Darrin Connall: As part of his plan of salvation, God has called on humans to enter into an adventure of heroic sacrifice to effect his rescue mission of the human race from sin and death.

Recorded live at the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, March 8, 2020

March 11, 2020

Rite of Election Homily

Bishop Thomas Daly preaches at the diocesan celebration of the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, an important milestone for people seeking to become Catholic and receive Sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil.

Recorded live on Sunday, March 1, 2020

March 11, 2020

On the Reality of Truth

A homily for the First Sunday of Lent (Year A), by Father Darrin Connall: God is the source and standard of truth. However, since we the Fall of Adam and Eve, humans have often attempted to make themselves the arbiters of their own “truths.” This relativism leads to disaster, and we resist it by observing the objective truth that comes from the Lord.

Recorded live at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, March 1, 2020

Bishop Thomas Daly preaches on the practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

Recorded live at the 12 p.m. Mass on Ash Wednesday 2020 (February 26)

A homily for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), by Father Kyle Ratuiste: Just as we seek out things and activities associated with what is important to us, we desire pathways to encounter God, who alone is worthy of worship and thus supremely important. We hear the invitation and means of being with God – holiness and perfection of love.

Recorded live at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, February 23, 2020

March 11, 2020

The Joy of Virtue

A homily for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), by Father Darrin Connall: True and lasting happiness is unlocked through the practicing of virtue.

Recorded live at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, February 16, 2020

Bishop Thomas Daly presides with Father Paul Vevik preaching on Anointing of the Sick at the ninth and final day of the 2020 Lourdes Novena for Healing.

  • 00:00 – Entrance Procession (Immaculate Mary)
  • 04:23 – Greeting and Readings from Scripture
  • 15:50 – Sermon by Father Paul Vevik on Anointing of the Sick
  • 21:10 – Marian Anthem (Alma Redemptoris Mater, Palestrina)
  • 24:17 – Lourdes Novena Prayer and Intercessions
  • 27:11 – Anointing of the Sick (Ave Maria, Franz Biebl)
  • 38:06 – Hymn (Now Thank We All Our God)
  • 41:31 – Final Prayer, Blessing, and Dismissal

Recorded live on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Bishop Thomas Daly preaches on humility at the eighth day of the 2020 Lourdes Novena for Healing.

  • 00:00 – Entrance Procession (Sing of Mary)
  • 03:03 – Greeting and Readings from Scripture
  • 12:52 – Sermon by Bishop Thomas Daly on humility
  • 26:58 – Marian Motet (Salve Regina, Francis Poulenc)
  • 31:49 – Lourdes Novena Prayer and Intercessions
  • 35:24 – Blessing of Religious Articles (He Who Is Mighty)
  • 42:37 – Final Prayer, Blessing, and Dismissal

Recorded live on Monday, February 10, 2020

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