Monday of the Third Week of Advent. Father Dave explains the name Emmanuel, which means "God is with us." He understands us fully and His coming means that He is with us. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-18-17.

Direct download: 12-18-17_IAmWithU.mp3
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Third Sunday of Advent. Father Dave preaches on Gaudete Sunday and poses the question: who are you? Our identity should be rooted in Christ, who is the source of our joy. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-17-17.

Direct download: 12-17-17_WhoAreYou.mp3
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Monday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave relates the story of the Widow's Mite to the importance of giving, and how we may not realize just how much our support affects others. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-27-17.

Direct download: 11-27-17_WhatHappensAfterWeSeeThem.mp3
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Monday of the thirty-third week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave relates the healing of blind Bartimeus to our need to recognize that Jesus is with us. God encourages us to be persistent in our relationships with Him, just as Bartimeus was. We should not be afraid to bring our needs to Jesus, and trust that He hears our prayers. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-20-17.

Direct download: 11-20-17_Bartimeus-AModelForChristianLife.mp3
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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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