Fathers and the Seed of Grace

https://afireblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/fsr-st-vito-17-june-2018.mp3 Father’s Day gives us a great way to understand our Lord’s parables about the growing seed. Fr. Steven Reilly’s homily at St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity, Mamaroneck, New York.

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Birthday or Baptismal Anniversary?

For many years we would celebrate the anniversary of our baptism instead of our birthdays in our congregation of the Legionaries of Christ.  So, every year, on October 1st, I would look to spend one hour of adoration in front of the Tabernacle with my professions candle lit in thanksgiving for the greatest of gifts,

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Close Encounters with God

When I was about 12 years old I watched the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind.  It was a movie about aliens and an attempt at communicating with them.  It turned out that these aliens were friendly and good willed.  However, before we came to that realization, there was the mystery of the unknown.

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How We Merit Before God

As a young teen, just eleven years old, I remember how curious I was to understand how the world functioned. At home we used to have a nice library with many encyclopedias. Some had to do with the ecology, others were more technological, others were more about culture. Some of these encyclopedias were specifically written

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Seven Times?

Peter’s question about forgiveness means that that he is starting to understand the Lord’s message. Jesus’ ultimate lesson will be from the cross. Fr Steven Reilly’s homily at St Vito-Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mamaroneck, New York.

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