Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Jesus tells the parable about seeds being spread across every type of surface including rock, dried out land, and fertile soil. Father Dave says that while a farmer would not waste his time trying to grow seeds in bad soil, God always makes the effort to raise up our faith, even when are distant from Him. Preached at Sacred Heart in Lake George Village on 07-16-17.

Direct download: 07-16-17_BeAWastefulSower.mp3
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Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time. In his homily, Father Dave says the Bible is filled with stories of people who are going through difficult times and who rely on their strong faith and trust in God to pull them through. Father Dave makes the point that we should not only put our trust in God when times are tough, but instead, we should always trust God -- during good times, bad times, and the in-between. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 07-10-17.

Direct download: 07-10-17_InGod-DoWeTrust.mp3
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Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave considers the old playground adage, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me," and reflects on how hurtful words can actually be. Father Dave encourages us to think about the impact our words have on others, and use them to build each other up. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-15-17.

Direct download: 06-15-17_SticksAndStones.mp3
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Monday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reflects on today's opening prayer, where we ask God to help us discern what is right and how we can go about doing it. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-12-17.

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The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. Father Dave says that Trinity Sunday, many pastors use metaphors to try to explain the Trinity (everything from a shamrock to a fidget spinner!) Father Dave emphasizes that the Trinity is a mystery that we can never fully understand. Instead we should embrace the mystery of it, and form a community that comes together because of it. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-11-17.

Direct download: 06-11-17_LetItGoAndComeTogether.mp3
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Thursday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time. It's not always easy to be Catholic, especially when God calls us to be the best possible Catholic we can be, no matter what. Father Dave emphasizes that we must always be willing to give our very best to God. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-08-17.

Direct download: 06-08-17_GiveItAllToGod.mp3
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Pentecost Sunday. Father Dave Dave talks about the many and diverse ways in which donations are used to help the Paulist Fathers and their missions. If you would like to support the Paulist Fathers, you can give here. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Westwood, California on 06-04-17.

Direct download: 06-04-17_3IconsOfPaulistMInistry.mp3
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Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Father Dave highlights that sometimes God uses people we might regard as insignificant in society to do big things. In this case, God uses Mary and Elizabeth to help carry out some very important tasks. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-31-17.

Direct download: 06-01-17_Visitation_WhatsUpIsDown.mp3
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Thursday of the Third Week of Easter. Father Dave says that we should always have the desire to keep growing and learning in our faith, just like the Egyptian in today's readings. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 04-30-17.

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Monday of the Third Week of Easter. We are constantly looking for signs and miracles from God. But when they aren't there, we have to rely on our belief in God even more. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 04-30-17.

Direct download: 05-01-17_SignsOrBelief.mp3
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