The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Yes, this is the feast day of the Holy Family, and we can celebrate that fact alone for hours of course. But today we are also called to use this day to celebrate the beauty and importance of family as a whole. (Preached on Sunday, December 28th, 2008, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 12-27-08_FamilyOfGod.mp3
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Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord - Christmas Vigil Mass. Father Dave expounds upon what the Christmas season is all about: hope. (Preached on Wednesday, December 24th, 2008, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 12-24-08_ChristmasHope.mp3
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Second Sunday of Advent. In this time of Advent, we must actually prepare to be surprised by the presence of the Lord once again. We must prepare by getting forgiveness for our sins and awaiting the coming of Jesus. (Preached on Sunday, December 7th, 2008, 6:00pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 12-07-08_PrepareForSurprise.mp3
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Friday of the First Week of Advent. As the axiom goes, seeing is believing. But in the time of Advent, believing in Jesus is seeing Him - literally as in the case of the blind men, or in the form of hope, where what we believe manifests as reality with the help of the Lord. (Preached on Friday, December 5th, 2008, 12:15pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 12-05-08_BelievingIsSeeing.mp3
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First Sunday of Advent. Sometimes we need to remember to simply watch. Watch God's glory present itself all around us, all the time. Also, watch for the coming of Christ. (Preached on Sunday, November 30th, 2008, 6:00pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-30-08_Watch.mp3
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The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King. Today we celebrate the center of our faith, our greatest commander-in-chief, the top director, the shepherd of goodness, the perfect king -Lord Jesus Christ. (Preached on Sunday, November 23rd, 2008, 6:00pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-23-08_ChristChiefAndShepherd.mp3
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Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave uses the analogy of interpreting and appreciating the complexity of modern art to that of reading and understanding the Book of Revelation. Indeed, there are many levels of interpretation that require some time to thoroughly study in order to receive its fullest message. (Preached on Thursday, November 20th, 2008, 12:15pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-20-08_RevelationModernArt.mp3
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Friday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time. Although the readings sound like pretty much just fire-and-brimstone end-times talk, this is because we are heading towards the end of the liturgical year. What really emerges as the theme here is the concept and practice of love, and that indeed God IS love. (Preached on Friday, November 14th, 2008, 12:15pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-14-08_GodIsLove.mp3
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Memorial of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini. Why do we have free will? Why didn't God just make us into robots that serve Him? Father Dave reminds us that it is better to choose to love and serve than to be forced to. (Preached on Thursday, November 13th, 2008, 12:15pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-13-08_ThankGodFreeWill.mp3
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Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome. Father Dave expounds on the significance and analogy of buildings to our spiritual lives. (Preached on Sunday, November 9th, 2008, 6:00pm, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-09-08_LateranBasilica.mp3
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