Homily Archive


Recent Homilies

02
Mar 2019
Homily for March 3

In his homily, Fr. Paul reminded us that if we want to bear good fruit for the Lord, we need to realize the effects our words and actions have on others. That means we need to watch our “watch.” Five key words can be arranged to spell w,a,t,c,h… words, actions, thoughts, character, and habits. W – Watch your Words A – Watch your Actions T – Watch your Thoughts C – Watch your Character H – Watch your Habits You can read Fr. Paul’s homily here 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019...

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17
Feb 2019
In whom do I place my trust?

In his homily, Father Paul reminded us that true happiness comes from putting our trust in God. If I can’t depend on worldly things for eternal happiness, in what can I place my trust? What do I worship or place ultimate value on in life? Where do I invest my time, talent, treasure, emotion and energy? I whom do I place my trust? As you go about your week consider the areas of your life that you need to trust God more. Actively take to Him whatever is a concern to you......

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20
Jan 2019
Homily for January 20

In his homily, Fr. Paul told us about the seven lessons we can learn from the Wedding Feast at Cana: The Invited Guests Do I invite Jesus, Mary and Jesus’ disciples (the Church) into my life and my faith journey? Jesus is gentle. He won’t come into my life unless I invite Him in. Sensitivity to the Needs of Others Am I sensitive to the needs of others like Mary is? She noticed they had run out of wine and did all that she could to help the couple, including asking Jesus.......

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Weekend Previews

This Weekend at SJTW
February 23, 2019

The Weekend of February 23-24

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading 1 Samuel 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23 In the First Reading, David’s enemy, Saul,...


This Weekend at SJTW
February 16, 2019

The Weekend of February 16-17

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Jeremiah 17:5-8 In the First Reading, Jeremiah tells us that if we only care about...


February 10 Hospitality Sunday
February 09, 2019

The Weekend of February 9-10

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8 In the First Reading, Isaiah tells us of when he...


This Weekend at SJTW
February 02, 2019

The Weekend of February 2-3

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us this weekend for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19 In the First Reading, God tells Jeremiah that He knew...


This Weekend at SJTW
January 26, 2019

The Weekend of January 26-27

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10 In the First Reading, Ezra the priest reads the law of...


This Weekend at SJTW
January 19, 2019

The Weekend of January 19-20

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us as we celebrate the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 62:1-5 In the First Reading, Isaiah tells us he won’t be silent...


Mass Times at SJTW
January 12, 2019

The Weekend of January 12-13

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us this weekend as we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 In the First Reading, God brings comfort to His...


Mass Times at SJTW
January 05, 2019

The Weekend of January 5-6

Father Paul joins us as we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 60:1-3 In the First Reading, Isaiah tells Jerusalem to rise because the light has come. The glory...