Passing the Stress Test

The prophet Daniel describes a time of incredible, world-wide stress. Whether or not we are there already, Jesus helps us to pass the stress test of life. Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity, Mamaroneck, New York. Photo by Emma Simpson on Unsplash    

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Choosing Jesus

Choices and decisions are an inevitable part of life. In the gospel today, the rich young man and St. Peter both make a choice. The outcomes could not be more different. Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity parish, Mamaroneck, New York. Photo by Robert Nyman on Unsplash  

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Outsiders and their Labels

In these tumultuous and angry times, people are frequently reduced to labels. Depending on that label, they are deemed more or less worthy of regard. Jesus offers us a challenging lesson about this.

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Regnum Christi San Gennaro Mission 2018

San Gennaro Mission Blog “The Promise” St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, So Ho.  After a long wet week in New York, the sun has dawned, and a nostalgic sense of another summer’s passing lingers in the warm air.  Missionary recruits from the weekend’s Lumen Convention have arrived, along with our core missionary team and four LC

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The Lesson of the Cross

https://afireblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/fsr-16-sept-2018-st-vito.mp3 Peter resists the cross. Mary embraces it. Resist or embrace: that’s our choice too. Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mamaroneck, New York Photo by Paul Keiffer on Unsplash

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Master, To Whom Shall We Go?

Some folks misunderstood Jesus’discourse about the Eucharist. They walk out. St. Peter’s response? He doubles down on his faith. A timely lesson in the context of current controversy. Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Peter-St. Denis Parish, Yonkers, New York. https://afireblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/fsr-26-august-2018-st-peters-yonkers.mp3 Photo by James Coleman on Unsplash

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Jesus Comes to Fill Us

Jesus’ multiplication of the loaves and fishes was an astounding miracle, but he performs a far more stupendous one at every mass Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mamaroneck, New York https://afireblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/fsr-29-july-2018-st-vito.mp3

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The Families of Immokalee Rebuilds!

Prior to Hurricane Irma, many families in Immokalee were living in substandard conditions due to the extreme lack of available and affordable rentals in the area. After the storm, those substandard units were left destroyed. The Rocha, Leon, Castañeda and Gomez families were just a few of those who lost so much to the storm.

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The Nazoreans Nail It

  The folks in Jesus’ hometown are very skeptical… but they did get something right. (Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity parish, Mamaroneck, New York). https://afireblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/fsr-8-july-2018-st-vito.mp3  

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