The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas. Father Dave reminds us, through the words of Saint John, that some of our greatest aspects of our faith are indeed both ancient truths that are perpetually both new and ever-lasting. (Preached on Monday, December 28th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Feast of the Holy Innocents, martyrs. Today's readings remind us that we should strive to be both Christ-like and child-like. (Preached on Monday, December 28th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent. Our very hope in this season of Advent can be reflected by the story of Zephaniah's hope. (Preached on Wednesday, December 16th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Third Sunday of Advent. In today's readings, St. Paul tells us to "Rejoice always." But Father Dave explains that he does not necessarily mean those words in the Pollyanna way that we might be thinking. (Preached on Sunday, December 13th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Friday of the Second Week of Advent. Father Dave relays a message of Jesus in the Gospel today: perhaps we make too many excuses as to why we can not fulfill our faith promises. (Preached on Friday, December11th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Saturday of the First Week of Advent. Perhaps you have wondered why it is that our church needed Saint John the Baptist. Why would we need someone to help pave the way, as it were, for Jesus? Father Dave helps us to realize that indeed we needed a visionary to help prepare us for the coming of the Lord. (Preached on Saturday, December 5th, 2009, New York City.)

Direct download: 12-05-09_WhyNeedJohnTheBaptist.mp3
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Friday of the First Week of Advent. Father Dave helps us to recognize that our faith and hope for the future can also effect us positively today. And whatever you do: don't tell anybody. Or should we? (Preached on Friday, December 4th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Memorial of Saint Francis Xavier, priest. Father Dave uses the analogy of a large, sturdy, if not always particularly comfortable rock for us to think about the presence of God in our lives. (Preached on Thursday, December 3rd, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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First Sunday of Advent. Father Dave gives us a little insight from personal experience about what Advent means to him, and indeed to us. (Preached on Sunday, November 29th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-29-09_AdventLikeMonk.mp3
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Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time. Although we may often use the term "God forbid" in a sarcastic tone, it is indeed a very real and very serious concern. (Preached on Thursday, November 19th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. We are inspired many times in Scripture by those who have strived through tough and dark times. These stories and people can help us persist through our own challenging situations on our way to the inheritance of the glory of God. (Preached on Sunday, November 15th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 11-15-09_HopeInADarkTime.mp3
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Memorial of Saint Josaphat, bishop and martyr. Although we have consistently attempted to calculate and figure out the Kingdom of God and the afterlife throughout history, perhaps we should try to use our skills and gifts of wisdom to be thankful, firm, and tranquil. (Preached on Thursday, November 12th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. The story from Scripture of the woman who gave all that she had reminds us that helping others isn't about simply giving more money, but giving all that you can of yourself. What is important is that you give it your all. (Preached on Sunday, November 8th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Friday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave uses the story of the crafty steward, the actions of St. Paul, and the words of Pope John Paul II to re-inspire us to continue to evangelize in this new and constantly-evolving world. (Preached on Friday, November 6th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

Direct download: 11-06-09_Passion4NewEvangelization.mp3
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Thursday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time. Jesus reminds us in the Scriptures that yes we are all sinners, but with acknowledgement of that fact and sincere repentance we can enter God's glory. (Preached on Thursday, November 5th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. We are inspired today by the Scripture story of Bartimaeus, the blind man who ended up showing us the way, to Jesus. (Preached on Sunday, October 25th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Friday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Sometimes it is hard for us to see what is right in front of us. Could be our sunglasses right on top of our head, or could it even be God's will, but it happens to all of us from time to time. (Preached on Friday, October 23rd, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thursday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time. We are reminded in the readings today that indeed we are all sinners, and that "the wages of sin is death." However, there is a silver lining to what seems like this darkest cloud: God in his goodness, promises us an immeasurable bonus of the gift of eternal life. (Preached on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 10-22-09_WagesOfSin.mp3
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Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave uses an everyday situation to relate to an intriguing part of Scripture where Jesus asks those around him if they are indeed prepared to follow Him. Rest assured that in this particular contract, we are promised the cup of eternal life. (Preached on Sunday, October 18th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 10-18-09_DoMeAFavor.mp3
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Friday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave highlights an analogy that is often used in Scripture, particularly by Jesus: yeast. Be aware of those things that may be negative, yet seem small and unaffecting, as these things may start to grow and rise over time.(Preached on Friday, October 16th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thursday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave helps us to realize the concept that we can not earn our way to Heaven from either just faith or good works. Indeed, it is because of our faith that we perform our good deeds, and both our needed to live God's will. (Preached on Thursday, October 15th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Friday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time. It is unfortunate that even in our own universal church, that we can drive each other out. Father Dave reminds us to pray for unity and harmony at God's table.(Preached on Friday, October 9th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thursday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave elucidates a possibly misleading quotation from scripture regarding asking and receiving gifts from the Lord. (Preached on Thursday, October 8th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

(Please forgive us for the small technical issue.)

Direct download: 10-08-09_NotAScorpion.mp3
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Memorial of the Guardian Angels. Father Dave asks us an interesting question here: imagine if we were just as eager to receive messages from God as we are to get calls and text messages? (Preached on Friday, October 2nd, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 10-02-09_DisregardTheVoiceOfGod.mp3
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Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, virgin and doctor of the Church. It may be hard to get your head around the concept, but indeed the Kingdom of God is at hand, and thus we must live as children of God. We are missionaries all in our own way. (Preached on Thursday, October 1st, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. It is up to us to spread the tent wider and wider to welcome people into the celebration of the Lord, yet not up to us to judge who is outside the tent. (Preached on Sunday, September 27th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Friday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Although it may not always seem like it, there is perpetual hope and glory of the Holy Spirit within each and every one of us now and forever. (Preached on Friday, September 25th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 09-25-09_HopeAtTheBottom.mp3
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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Although we must indeed plan our future in some regards, we should attempt to be vulnerable and open to God's will as well. (Preached on Sunday, September 20th, 2009, St. John the Baptist Church, Longmont, CO)
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Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. It is hard and troubling to imagine a greater sorrow than a mother losing one of her own children. Mary the mother of God knows this pain and will nurture us through our pain in times of need. (Preached on Sunday, September 15th, 2009, St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Littleton, CO)
Direct download: 09-15-09_OurLadyOfSorrows.mp3
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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Father Dave reminds us that with death comes resurrection; both in the case of our Lord and with our own personal tragedies. (Preached on Sunday, September 14th, 2009, St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Littleton, CO)

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Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave sheds some light on the potentially perplexing reading where Jesus says to Peter "get behind me, Satan." I'll give you a hint: maybe we shouldn't always take the easy way. (Preached on Sunday, September 13th, 2009, 5:15pm, St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Littleton, CO)
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Friday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time. On this day, as we observe the anniversary of the tragic event that occurred 8 years ago, we are also called to look inside ourselves to find the love of Christ to spread and heal the sometimes dark world around us. (Preached on Thursday, September 10th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Thursday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave admits that today's readings are certainly daunting, especially in terms of the challenges that the readings ask you to do. But we are reminded to take things one step at a time. (Preached on Thursday, September 10th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. James calls us to "show no partiality," to treat the garbage collector as we would treat the mayor. But who among us would that task be easy for? So James and Father Dave reminds us to strive to treat everyone equally, regardless of our biases and conceptions. (Preached on Sunday, September 6th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Friday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time. The readings today tell us that indeed Christ is preeminent, present in all things for all time. How is this represented today? We should strive to keep Jesus present in us at all times. (Preached on Thursday, September 4th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Memorial of Saint Gregory the Great, pope and doctor of the Church. We can a learn a lesson from the fishermen who were hesitant to try Jesus' suggestion to lower the nets one more time after hours of trying, but did it anyway. They noticed that indeed, even though we may doubt it at times, Jesus knows best. (Preached on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

(Please forgive us for the small technical issues on this one. I think you still get the point.)

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Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Although we might sometimes bristle against all the rules, Father Dave reminds us why we have rules and laws in the church. Indeed, Jesus was the rule personified, and thus we should strive to follow them. (Preached on Sunday, August 30th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Memorial of Saint Augustine, bishop and doctor of the Church. Some of the characters in the parable in today's readings were unfortunately only prepared for a short period of time, not for the long haul. We can use this analogy to remind ourselves that we should strive to commit to our eternal relationship with God. (Preached on Friday, August 28th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B). In our modern culture, we are used to having it all. We get accustomed to not having to make an actual choice of one thing over the other. But as we see in the readings today, in terms of our faith lives, we do indeed need to choose. (Preached on Sunday, August 23th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. You may know someone who tends to complain a lot. Indeed, you may find yourself complaining from time to time, even about the church or your faith life. You may even catch yourself echoing the prophet Elijah's sentiment of: "I quit." Father Dave sympathizes with this occasional feeling, but also reminds us to strive to keep our faith life alive and continue to join each other around the table of the Lord. (Preached on Sunday, August 9th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever made a scrapbook or photo album to remember the good times with friends and family? Father Dave reminds us that we should similarly look back at the times in our past that God has provided for us and done good deeds in our lives, in order to look forward to these same good deeds that will take place in the future. (Preached on Friday, August 7th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 08-07-09_Scrapbook.mp3
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Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time. Although it may seem tedious or repetitive sometimes, Father Dave reminds us that if you really think about it, how could we really praise God too much? (Preached on Thursday, July 23, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, bishop and doctor of the Church. Father Dave reminds us that we do not need to have magic powers to help someone, all we need to do is be there for somebody. Your presence alone can sometimes help someone more than anything else. (Preached on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 07-15-09_MinistryOfPresence.mp3
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Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave uses the story of Abraham and Sarah receiving Isaac as a child as a gift from God, as an analogy for us to realize to indeed use our gifts that have been thankfully given to us to give back to God. (Preached on Thursday, July 2, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Wednesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reminds us that even though the reaction by some people might be that they are completely overwhelmed by Jesus, we should still be spreading the word, and telling the people of the Good News. (Preached on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave explains that as in our daily lives, the words and our actions of our faith lives should reflect and even bolster one another. (Preached on Thursday, June 25, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time. It seems like in today's readings that during the storm, the others are asking Jesus "Come on, Jesus! Why aren't you helping us? Don't you care about us?" Doesn't it seem like we ask Jesus the same things during our personal storms? Jesus reassures them and us to remember to have faith and trust in his healing power. (Preached on Sunday, June 21, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 06-21-09_TrustInJesus.mp3
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Solemnity of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Father Dave reminds us today, the start of the Year for the Priests, that we pray for the priests that have helped us along the way, and pray that more like that come along. (Preached on Friday, June 19, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Although the saying perhaps became famous in the late 20th century, St. Augustine taught us that indeed when you take the body of Christ, you are what you eat. (Preached on Sunday, June 14, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Memorial Saint Boniface, bishop and martyr. When we hear the readings about Tobit who was healed of blindness, we are reminded of the power and significance of the term "thanks be to God," not just for the good things, but perhaps for the seemingly bad things as well. (Preached on Friday, June 05, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 06-05-09_ThanksBeToGod.mp3
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Thursday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Jesus asks us to love both God and neighbor, but how exactly do we go about loving and respecting our neighbor as ourselves? (Preached on Thursday, June 04, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 06-04-09_LoveGodNeighbor.mp3
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Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter. Father Dave reminds us that indeed we should be passionate about our faith, but to temper and balance this passion with charity and tenderness for others. (Preached on Friday, May 29, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter. Father Dave reminds us that God is not the angry boss looking down upon us and looking to make some cutbacks, as Jesus says "I wish that they all could be with me," in everlasting life. (Preached on Thursday, May 28, 2009, 12:10pm, St. Malachy's Church, New York City.)
Direct download: 05-28-09_WishTheyWereHere.mp3
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Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter. On this day, the 9th anniversary of his ordination, Father Dave explains where a huge source of joy has come from in his nine years of the priesthood: tending the flock. And although this is indeed what priests are scripturally called to do, he urges all people to share in this goal. (Preached on Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 12:10pm, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City.)
Direct download: 05-27-09_TendingTheFlock.mp3
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Seventh Sunday of Easter. Father Dave invites us to get our Catholic passports stamped at mass as we enter the Kingdom of the Lord, and then use that passport to enter our other worlds like work and home and build our kingdom of love. (Preached on Sunday, May 24, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter. Jesus reassures us in the gospel today that although at times we may feel anguish in our day-to-day lives, faith in him will ensure that "No one will take your joy away from you." (Preached on Friday, May 22, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Ascension Thursday. As amazing as it must have been to see Jesus rise up into Heaven, we need to concentrate on the ground-level, day-to-day work at building our kingdom through our faith and our church. (Preached on Thursday, May 21, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Sixth Sunday of Easter. Jesus mandates in today's readings to "love one another." But we might find this difficult from moment to moment and day to day. It can be reassuring in your efforts that God's love of us is not dependent on our love for Him. We pray that indeed, God's love in us will endure through our lows and highs, our trials and tribulations, our best and our worst, forever. (Preached on Sunday, May 17, 2009, 9:00am, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter. Instead of putting up a lot of hurdles and walls to our faith, let us make it easier for people to enter for the first time or return to our church by being welcoming. (Preached on Friday, May 15, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy's Church, New York City.)
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Fifth Sunday of Easter. We may sometimes feel tethered to our phones,feeling like we can do nothing without it. But the same can be said, in a good way, about our relationship to Jesus - we can do nothing without Him and the spiritual recharging of mass. (Preached on Sunday, May 10, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent. While people often harp on the bad things going on, or the potential negative aspects of religion, do not be afraid to sing of the Lord's goodness, to tell people how your faith has been good to you. (Preached on Thursday, May 07, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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The Fourth Sunday in Easter - Good Shepherd Sunday. Whether or not we realize it all the time, Jesus the Good Shephered knows you, just as He knows God the Father. (Preached on Good Shepherd Sunday, May 2, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Father dave reminds us that our hearts and world-view should be changed every single time we receive the Eucharist. How could it not? (Preached on Saturday, May 1, 2009, 1:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 05-01-09_EucharistChangesWorldview.mp3
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Just like the figures in today's readings,we should be perpetually excited about receiving the sacraments of the church. (Preached on Thursday, April 30, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Monday of the Third Week of Easter. It may seem at times that God's love is not equal for everyone, or that your actions may not be deserving of the Lord's love. Today's readings remind us, however, that "God does not ration the gift of spirit." (Preached on Monday, April 27, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Divine Mercy Sunday. Father Dave reminds us that we shouldn't block out those who are doubting like Thomas, or those who happen to think differently from us. We should strive to welcome those who may disagree with us, in an attempt to bond our community, not put walls up to divide ourselves. (Preached on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
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Thursday in Easter Octave. When we realize that indeed Jesus rose from the dead to be with us and to save us from our sins, it shall inspire us to continue to be witnesses of Christ our Lord. (Preached on Thursday, April 16, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 04-16-09_ResurrectionHappened.mp3
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Holy Thursday. Father Dave highlights the fact that the eucharist is not a quick and convenient piece of food to be consumed individually, it is something to invest time into, something to be shared with others, something to give us long-lasting spiritual sustenance. (Preached on Holy Thursday, April 09, 2009, 7:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 04-09-09_EucharistNotFastFood.mp3
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Tuesday of Holy Week. We are told today that being servant to the Lord is not enough: that both He and ourselves can always do more, particularly during these Holy Days. (Preached on Monday, March 30, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 04-07-09_ServantNotEnough.mp3
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Father Dave inspires us to hang in there during the difficult challenges of Lent as we keep moving on our journey toward Easter. (Preached on Holy Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-31-09_HangInForLent.mp3
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Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent. We use today's readings to help us remember to stop judging others, stop picking up the stones, and move ourselves forward. (Preached on Monday, March 30, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-30-09_CastFirstStone.mp3
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Fifth Sunday of Lent. Father Dave helps us to understand the analogy used by Jesus about one grain dying producing much more fruit that it ever could all on its own. What is the form of dying that Jesus intends us to do in order to bear this fruit? (Preached on Sunday, March 29, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-29-09_ThinkingAboutDying.mp3
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Friday of the Fourth Week in Lent. People may say to the faithful that "we know where you came from," you are a sinner just like the rest of us. But Jesus shows us that we can be be human, and make sins, commit mistakes as humans do, and still show and be testament to our faith. (Preached on Friday, March 27, 2009, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-27-09_WhereYoureFrom.mp3
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We may find ourselves, like the man who has somehow failed in 38 years to make it to the healing pool, making excuses for why we haven't been to really try to achieve what we need to do. Jesus tells us all, to get in gear, get up, pick up our own mat, and move forward. (Preached on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 8:00am, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-24-09_PickUpYourMat.mp3
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When we see John 3:16 in the Gospel, we should stop and think about what this really means, the depth and significance of such an amazing gift given to us from God. (Preached on Sunday, March 22, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-22-09_SoWhat.mp3
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In many cases, being a self-starter is good thing, but in terms of our relationship with the Lord, we should realize that He will lead if only you will follow carefully. (Preached on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 8:00am, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-17-09_SelfStarter.mp3
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The Lord gets our attention in interesting and sometimes startling ways, as does Jesus in the readings for today complete with a whip! But, of course, all is done with good reason. (Preached on Thursday, January 29th, 2009, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 03-15-09_GettingOurAttention.mp3
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We might not always put in the most effort that we can, but it is important to realize the opportunity is always there to get in touch with Jesus. (Preached on Sunday, February 22, 2009, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 02-22-09_ToWhatLengthsWouldYouGo.mp3
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Father Dave relays the message of Saint Paul that although community and familiarity is important for our faith, it is also important to step out of our personal comfort zone and strive to know more and do more in order to be all things to all people. (Preached on Sunday, February 8th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Have you ever asked to see the manager? Well, praying to Jesus is like speaking to an authority on the matter, any matter. (Preached on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

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Thursday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave realizes that his own faith is not strictly personal, but is intertwined with the lives of many others. (Preached on Thursday, January 29th, 2009, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 01-29-09_DontKeepItToYourself.mp3
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Friday, January 9th, 2009. Christmas Weekday. Father Dave shows us through he story of a leper that when we pray, indeed we are coming before the Lord and trusting in His power to know what we really need. (Preached on Friday, January 9th, 2009, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 01-09-09_3LessonsFromALeper.mp3
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Epiphany of the Lord. The three gifts of the Wise Men for us today are actually three lessons, including the idea of always bring our very best when in the presence of the Lord. (Preached on Sunday, January 4th, 2009, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 01-04-09_ThreeLessonsOfMagi.mp3
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Memorial of Saint Basil the Great and Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church. Father Dave reminds us that indeed jesus is among us, but it is up to us to recognize the presence of Christ among us. (Preached on Friday, January 2nd, 2009, St. Malachy's Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)
Direct download: 01-02-09_FacebookOfJesus.mp3
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