The PadreCast

Father Miller’s Sunday and Holy Day Homilies

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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
I may be concerned with having enough food to eat - and that's a serious concern. But God cares more about the spiritual food of the Eucharist that nourishes my soul. And if that's not more important ...
August 4, 2019
All I have to do is be persistent, faithfully each day, each week, calling out to God for those intentions that weight heavily on my heart. And the Lord promises, He promises those prayers will be an...
July 28, 2019
Who did the greater deed? Clearly, Jesus’ gift to everyone in that house was far greater than Martha’s gift to everyone in that house. She was only caring for their bodily needs. He was caring for...
July 21, 2019
These spirits are invisible persons that interact with us and the entire universe in which we live. It’s important to know these things - on many levels. These invisible powers are always workin...
July 14, 2019
How do you and I protect ourselves from demonic influence if we can't see the difference? The devil's words will give him away, because as the Bible says, he is a liar from the beginning. He can't not...
July 7, 2019
So often, we fail to realize that in following Christ, we follow Him to the Cross. That in this life, we have no resting place. The only thing we can be sure of is that we will suffer and die as Chris...
June 30, 2019
If I do believe - as I must - that I am made in God’s image and likeness, and especially if I am receiving the holy Eucharist worthily, that God actually lives in me, then how will I adorn mysel...
June 23, 2019