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Author: Fr. Alex Roche

Homily: A Surplus of Visions

Editor’s note: We present this past weekend’s homily from Father Alex Roche a day late due to technical difficulties. In 1554, St. Teresa of Avila began experiencing visions that would continue in some form throughout her life–visions of Christ, her...

The Kingdom of God, Today

A reflection on the readings of November 26, 2023 — The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe The feast of Christ the King was introduced by Pope Pius XI in 1925 in the encyclical Quas Primas...

Choosing the Way of Christ

A reflection on the scripture readings for Sunday, August 22, 2023 — the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time I want to reflect on a simple quote from St. Augustine of Hippo regarding today’s gospel reading: “We are God’s money. But...

On eagles’ wings

A reflection on the Readings for June 18, 2023, the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time In the first reading today, God tells Moses, “You have seen for yourselves how I treated the Egyptians and how I bore you up on...

The Creative Breath of God

A reflection on the readings for May 27, 2023 – Pentecost Sunday. Twice a month, I host a discernment dinner for young men, college-age and older, who are considering a vocation to the priesthood. The men in the group are...

The grace to depend on God

A reflection on the readings for the First Sunday of Lent, February 26, 2023. At this year’s meeting of diocesan vocation directors from around the US, I attended a conference on teaching young men to discern whether they have a...