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Father Miller’s Sunday and Holy Day Homilies

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Some people who are doing those ordinary daily tasks will go with Him to His Kingdom, and some will not. What's the difference? How do we make sure that we're the ones who are ready and waiting for H...
December 1, 2019
If your home is a "domestic church", then it should imitate, in various ways, the house of God. What is the most central image in your home? Christ is clearly King here. If He's King at your house, w...
November 24, 2019
"The day is coming" - the day of judgement - "blazing like an oven." Powerful imagery. "When all the proud and all evil doers will be stubble. And the day that is coming will set them on fire." A...
November 17, 2019
People may argue "Well, Father Miller, those are special places, those are sacred shrines! So clearly, it's more important that someone dress appropriately for those locations." And yet, name me on...
November 10, 2019
Here's the Son of God, doing His Father's will; going through many towns and preaching in many places. It is His intention to pass through Jericho and find another place to stay. And yet, at the end o...
November 3, 2019
Today we pray for the poor souls suffering in purgatory, first and foremost because they can't pray for themselves. It's one of the crosses that they have to bear while waiting to get to heaven - they...
November 2, 2019
It's not easy to be a saint for one simple reason: it's not easy to want to be a saint.... The saints themselves tell us, you receive grace according to the degree of your desire. It's very simple. Yo...
November 1, 2019
A good way to look at humility is as voluntary poverty.... The one who will be exalted is the one who humbles himself.   Poverty, in a scriptural sense, is a kind of emptying of oneself. Choosin...
October 27, 2019
But I started focusing on the work that needed to get done rather than on the Lord Who asked me to do it. ... It's a very common thought: "I just need to get this done." Yes, that's true, but that'...
October 20, 2019
But we fail to see that the Divine Law-giver, Who not only made the laws, is the very same One Who governs them. Who executes them, Who sustains these activities even at this moment.   ———...
October 13, 2019
The teaching of clerical celibacy is from Christ Himself. The celibacy of His priests started with Jesus, and in fact finds its roots in Judaism, in the Old Testament. So don't listen to anyone who wo...
October 6, 2019
What the Gospel is attempting to manifest is that each one of you is the sick man at the gate. Some of you, God gives you a little something to relieve the suffering of the person who's next to you...
September 29, 2019
We have to look a little deeper at our intentions and our choices. Am I a calculating person in regards to my relationships? When your calculations are used in your relationships, you've taken it too...
September 22, 2019
Jesus is explaining to us that this is how God the Father loves us because this is how Jesus loves us. In the exact same way, with meekness and compassion. Still pointing out sins and the need for re...
September 15, 2019
If we're ignorant about the things of earth, how on earth can we understand the things of heaven? This shows us the necessity of humility. I have to accept that I do not understand spiritual things, ...
September 8, 2019
.... as I tripped, I was in such shock that I didn't even catch myself. I fell, flat on my face on the floor. In front of the whole school. Now, this may sound like the scene from a movie, but this...
September 1, 2019
That is the narrow gate. That is what you and I must aim for. ... In His mercy (God) may be able to save us if we fail to meet His requirements. But if we're not even striving for this absolute heigh...
August 25, 2019
The key is the whole phrase: He did not come to bring peace on earth. Christ's kingdom as He Himself has said, is "not of this world." Peace reigns in His kingdom, that is, heaven. Not here. And peop...
August 18, 2019
I want you to consider for a moment this gift of the Assumption, where the Lord takes Mary body and soul into heaven. There is no way the Blessed Mother on her own power could have ascended into heav...
August 15, 2019
In faith, we are called to believe. To believe so completely, that it effects the way we live our lives. That's exactly what Jesus is talking about in the Gospel today. Saying, "If you believe Me, if...
August 11, 2019

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