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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He Opened Their Minds

https://afireblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/fsr-st-vito-15-april-2018.mp3 The risen Jesus opens the disciples minds to understand the Scriptures. He can do the same for us. Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mamaroneck, New York.

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St Patrick, the Grain that Falls

In the gospel reading, our Lord speaks about the grain of wheat that falls to the ground and, dying, bears much fruit. This was the template for the apostle of Ireland, St Patrick. Fr Steven Reilly’s homily at St Patrick’s Parish, Yorktown Heights, New York.

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All You Need is Faith, Hope and Love

Dear Missionaries in Christ, In a few short days, we will be holding our 8th annual Ash Wednesday mission in So Ho.  Whether you are a mission regular caught up in the spiritual high of delivering needy souls to the Lord for healing, or an interested but as yet uncommitted bystander of this “Are you

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Shattered faiths

My family and I lived through the 1979 communist revolution that violently overthrew the previous regime in my home country. It was estimated that the toll was over 50,000 people dead. And yet, I was optimistic. I believed that a new dawn was shining for my home country. In just a few months, those dreams

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Love and Responsibility

In 1998, as I arrived to Rome for the second time to continue my studies towards the priesthood I was entrusted with the responsibility of the administration of a parish, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  I was to work directly under the pastor of the Church.  I was young and inexperienced but full

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Rock of Faith

Peter’s faith is the rock upon which Christ built the Church. Could our own faith be a rock for others in our lives?  Fr Steven Reilly’s homily at St Peter-St Denis Parish, Yonkers, New York.

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Lord, Save Me!

Peter’s spiritual instincts are impressive. When he’s sinking, he cries out to Jesus…a lesson for us all. Fr Steven Reilly’s homily at St Vito- Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mamaroneck, New York.

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