Prayerful Preparation – Fr. Gary Pennings

Fr. Gary Pennings’ Homily November 28, 2021 “The Gospel passage today in St. Luke’s Gospel comes right after a passage that describes the destruction of the temple in 70 AD where Jerusalem was trampled under foot and St. Luke says, ‘Jerusalem will be trampled under foot until the times of the gentiles are fulfilled.’ You […]

Abound In Love And Prayer – Fr. Mohan Bathineni

Fr. Mohan Bathineni’s Homily November 27, 2021 “Dear friends in Jesus, not too long ago a home caught fire and burned down in Los Angeles killing six people. What made this accident exceptionally tragic was the fact that the homeowner had been planning for a month to install a smoke alarm, but kept putting it […]

Receive Christ – Fr. Gary Pennings

Fr. Gary Pennings’ Homily November 21, 2021 “I think you’ve all noticed even during the last couple weeks during our weekly readings and certainly you’ll notice for the first week of Advent that we will begin next week, the readings are what we call apocalyptic, in other words they pertain to end times. They have […]

Second Coming Of Jesus – Fr. Mohan Bathineni

Fr. Mohan Bathineni’s Homily November 14, 2021 “Dear friends in Jesus, a king had a dream in which he lost all his teeth. Upon awakening he called in a man who explained dreams and asked him to explain his own dream. ‘Your Majesty, you are so unfortunate,’ the man explained, ‘each lost tooth represents the […]

Law Of The Gift – Fr. Gary Pennings

Fr. Gary Pennings’ Homily November 7, 2021 “Our opening prayer today said, almighty and merciful God graciously keep from us all adversity.’ We’re asking God to prevent trial and tribulation from coming into our life. Why? So that unhindered in mind and body, so we’re not distracted by all that stuff, we may pursue in […]

In Word And In Deed – Fr. Mohan Bathineni

Fr. Mohan Bathineni’s Homily October 31, 2021 “Dear friends in Jesus, Russel Herman, a 60 year old carpenter, died in 1994 leaving a staggering will behind. It contained some praiseworthy requests. He left a billion and half dollars for the state of Illinois. 2 billion dollars for the city of East St. Louis. 2 and […]