Sometimes our expectations for people are high, sohigh they cant possibly achieve them. It is important for us toremember that we should not always set our expectations so high forothers and that sometimes its easier to keep things simple.Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on04-28-16.

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Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist. Saint Mark and the other Gospel writers were some of the first people to witness and encounter the word of Jesus. Just like them, we are all called to go out and spread the good news! Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 04-25-16.

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Thursday of the Second Week of Easter. It can be tempting to let celebrities, public figures, and even those close to us influence the way we think and act. But it's important to remember who we should listen to above all: God. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 04-07-16.

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Thursday in the Octave of Easter. It's easy to fall into a routine - at work, at home, and even at mass. It happens to the best of us - our minds wander while we sit in the pews, and we lose focus on the music, prayers, or even the fact that we are receiving Jesus. In today's homily, a reminder to stay alert. We are all witnesses to the risen Lord through his body and blood. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-31-16.

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Monday in the Octave of Easter. Is it possible to feel fear and joy at the same time? The mixed emotions might seem strange, but imagining the feelings of the women who witnessed Jesus' empty tomb helps us understand. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-28-16.

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Easter Sunday, The Resurrection of the Lord. Believing without seeing is one of the hardest things asked of us as Christians, yet our belief in the Resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith. A reflection on God's invitation to experience the joy of the Resurrection in our present-day lives.  Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-27-16.

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Monday of Holy Week. In times of suffering, do you ever wonder, "Why me?" Why are we surprised that we suffer? Everybody experiences suffering, but through all of our suffering, Jesus is always there ready to lift us back up. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-21-16.

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Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent. Obsessed with taking that perfect selfie? We all like to look good in the eyes of our friends and followers on social media. But, like St. Patrick, we should spend less time glorifying ourselves, and more time glorifying God. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-17-16.

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Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent. If you've ever run a marathon, you know the last miles of the race can be the toughest to get through. Lent is like a marathon in many ways, and the final days can feel like the most difficult. An important reminder to keep your eye on the finish line! Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-15-16.

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Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent. A special homily given for the students of St. Patrick School in Louisville, KY. "What sort of things are easy to forget?" Father Dave gets some amusing answers from the kids, and explains just how easy it is to forget God's involvement in our lives. Preached at St. Patrick Church, Louisville KY on 03-09-16.

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