Father Dave preaches on the Gospel reading in which Jesus meets the Samaritan woman at the well. He relates this to our current experience of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Direct download: 03-15-20_SamaritainWoman-ThePioneerOfSocialDistancing.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:10am EDT

Direct download: 03-10-20_WhyNotStriveForTheImpossible.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:22pm EDT

Direct download: 03-08-20_BiggerFishToFryAfterTheMountainTop.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:21pm EDT

Direct download: 02-13-20_DontHedgeUrBets.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:21pm EDT

Direct download: 02-09-20_YouAREsaltYouARElight.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

Direct download: 02-06-20_ALongListOfInstructions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses endurance while suffering. He uses the example of Saint Blaise who was martyred and King David who endured much suffering. It is important to turn to God in our suffering and to choose to persevere. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City, on 2-03-20

Direct download: 02-03-20_KingDavidStBlaseEnduringSuffering.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses Saint Marianne Cope and her example.Saint Marianne Cope devoted her life to serving those with leprosy. He points out that we need to inspiration and example of the saints who were normal people who devoted their lives to God. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City, on 1-23-20 

Direct download: 01-23-20_MarianeCopeWentImmediately.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today's reading in which the Lord tells Samuel that obedience is better than sacrifice. While sacrifice is important, obedience shows faithfulness. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 1-20-20

Direct download: 01-20-20_ObedienceIsBetterThanSacrifice.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today's Gospel in which Jesus is baptized. He discusses Jesus' response to his calling and how we are called to respond to God in the same way. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 1-19-20

Direct download: 01-19-20_JesusGotHisCallingLateInLife.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave explains the importance of starting over. Our spiritual lives are constantly evolving and sometimes we lose our motivation. We are called to get back up each time we fall. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City, on 1-14-20.

Direct download: 01-14-20_StartingOverWithFollowingHim.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

Monday After Epiphany. Father Dave discusses the importance of remaining in Jesus and sticking with our resolutions. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City, on 1-06-20

Direct download: 01-06-20_StickWithIt-RemainInMe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:39pm EDT

Father Dave reflects on today's reading from Isaiah, which tells us to make straight the path of the Lord. He points out that there are ways in which we can sometimes make it difficult for the Lord to have access to our hearts, and encourages us to make a straight path directly for God. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City, on 12-10-19

Direct download: 12-10-19_MakeStraightThePath.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:53pm EDT

Father Dave encourages us to live out our faith in such a way that we are not picking and choosing what is important. He points out that all of the teachings of Christ are important, and we should not treat our faith as if we are studying for an exam. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City, on 12-05-19

Direct download: 11-17-19_WillThisBeOnTheExam.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:43pm EDT