Monday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time. The first verse in The Book of Wisdom is "love justice." Father Dave says that we should apply this saying to everything we do in our lives. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-13-17.

Direct download: 11-13-17_LoveJustice.mp3
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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Recently, Pope Francis made headlines after saying that he doesn't want people taking photos on their cell phones while he celebrates Mass. Father Dave reflects on the pope's words, and says that if we all truly believe that we are looking at the Body of Christ, than we should be fully engaged in the moment. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-12-17.

Direct download: 11-12-17_CellPhonesAtMassVsThePresentMoment.mp3
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Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reminds us of the comforting feeling that we have when we are surrounded by other people supporting us. Father Dave says that even when we feel alone, we aren't, because God is always with us in everything we do. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-29-17.

Direct download: 10-30-17_HeIsRightThere.mp3
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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. In today's Gospel reading, Jesus is tested by some people who try to trick him. They ask him what the greatest commandment is, and Jesus responds with two commandments; love God and love your neighbor as yourself. Father Dave emphasizes striving to follow these two great commandments. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-29-17.

Direct download: 10-29-17_The2InseperableLoves.mp3
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Wednesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave remembers an old marketing campaign from Sprite that said "obey your thirst." Father Dave says that we don't always have to obey our thirst when it comes to our physical and worldly desires; instead, we should obey our thirst when it comes to God and our spiritual lives. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-25-17.

Direct download: 10-25-17_ObeyYourThirst.mp3
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Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Do you store up a lot of "stuff?" Father Dave considers how we're quick to fill up our phones and hard drives with things that take up space. Rather than deleting those old pictures off of our devices, we might just decide to get a new hard drive. Father Dave encourages us to get a new hard drive for God and start filling it up with acts of kindness, selflessness, and other good acts that will bring us closer to Him. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-23-17.

Direct download: 10-23-17_JustGetANewHarddrive.mp3
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Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave says that we often live in a split screen society, allowing ourselves to only hear and view one side of the story. Today's readings emphasize that we have to follow Jesus' example by taking in God's full message. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-22-17.

Direct download: 10-22-17_aSplitScreenSociety.mp3
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Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs. Father Dave considers that some people view the Catholic faith as an old and outdated religion that no longer applies to today's world. Father Dave says that this could not be farther from the truth, and talks about how we can apply the Bible's lessons to our lives today. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-19-17.

Direct download: 10-19-17_OursIsNotADustyOldFaith.mp3
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Monday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave says that we go to great lengths to try and avoid God and his will for us. Father Dave's message: Accept God fully. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-09-17.

Direct download: 10-09-17_GreatLengths2AvoidGod.mp3
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Thursday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave says that in today's culture, people are always looking for the next new and exciting thing. He makes the point that going to Mass -- an ancient tradition -- is countercultural. Father Dave encourages us to continue going to Mass because these ancient rituals will sustain us more than a new gadget or exciting experience. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-05-17.

Direct download: 10-05-17_OldIsCounterCultural.mp3
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