The PadreCast - Faithful Catholic Homilies

Father Miller‘s Sunday and Holy Day Homilies from

Saint Dorothy‘s Catholic Church

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It is very difficult for us to distinguish between" wants" and "needs". . . We have so many basic needs, and if we seek to fulfill them in right order - and this is what the philosophers teach, the ...
July 31, 2022
It is appropriate that we pray today for our brothers and sisters in need, because the readings today focus specifically on the importance of prayer, and on one element in particular which is persis...
July 24, 2022
"... Mary has chosen the better part, and it will not be taken from her." It is precisely because of this passage in scripture that the Church teaches that the highest vocation, the highest action...
July 17, 2022
The reason the Church set up the Saints, or I should say, Christ sets up the Saints is to be an example to us. Not only to intercede for us, but also to be an example of how to turn to the Lord, how...
July 10, 2022
As human beings, we intuitively recognize that the way we present ourselves, the clothing that we wear matters culturally. It always has and always will.. . . In fact, in many very formal events - a...
July 3, 2022
On one level, we can consider the Supreme Court decision (Dobbs) a great victory. because federal law forced the legalization of abortion upon the country. So thank God that that's over, and now sta...
June 26, 2022
So why is Jesus called the "Lion of the Tribe of Judah"? Well, the lion was the symbol of the tribe of Judah - that's the simple explanation. But also the lion, as anybody knows, is the king of beas...
June 19, 2022
This for us as Christians is actually the greatest mystery of our faith. The fact that our God is a trinity of persons. He is One, truly. One in mind, one in heart and yet three persons, eternal. ...
June 12, 2022
The Holy Spirit IS the love of the Father and the Son. He is mutual self-offerings of love. That's why we need Him. Without Him we cannot love properly. We certainly can't love like God. Jesus sho...
June 5, 2022
You who are to be confirmed this evening are to receive that power from on High, the power that demonstrates itself in all those fruits of the spirit, to go and change the anger, the hatred, the bit...
June 2, 2022
Jesus ascended toward the East. This is an important point that sometimes gets overlooked. Two men in white appear, these are angels. They ask, "Men of Galilee, what are you doing?... This Jesus ...
May 29, 2022
It was the Church that gave us the Scriptures, not the Scriptures that give us the Church.   This is one of the basic mistakes that we make. We think that the Word of God is only the Scriptures....
May 22, 2022
In the hierarchy of love, after your family obligations - and again, these are obligations of service and love - then what is the next hierarchically important act of service? It's your parish fam...
May 15, 2022
(You may follow along in your Catechism beginning at CCC2270) "Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains ...
May 8, 2022
Jesus to Sr Lucia: "Have compassion on the Heart of your most Holy Mother, covered with thorns, which ungrateful men place therein at every moment, while there is no one who does an act of reparatio...
May 1, 2022
Divine Mercy Sunday - this day our Lord wants us to focus on His Mercy which is manifested first and foremost in His Sacraments. There can be no relationship with God, no love, no sharing between Hi...
April 24, 2022
Some of the Fathers of the Church tell us that, at the root of all fear, is the fear of death. Even if you're not necessarily dying, the pain that you're suffering is a small experience of dying, of...
April 17, 2022
Oftentimes when we are going through some type of suffering, strong suffering, we can become very frustrated with God. "Why are You doing this to me? Why are You letting this happen?" Yet, if you ...
April 15, 2022
. . . the profound humility of Christ. He came not to be served but to serve. That mystery is most perfectly revealed in the Eucharist. There is no more humble expression, that He came to become our...
April 14, 2022
Because He was not the King that they wanted, they rejected Him. Jesus did not come to set us free from any earthly ruler. He came to save us from sin, and death. That's why He had to suffer and die...
April 10, 2022

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