Memorial of St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church. Father Dave discusses the challenges faced by three different spiritual figures, St. Jerome, Job, and Jesus. He points out that despite suffering hardship, they each never lost their trust in the Lord. He encourages us to exercise that same trust. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 9-30-20

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Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses the challenges that this year has presented and compares them to the sufferings of people in the Bible. He reminds us that there is always hope if we turn to God in trying times. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 9-26-20

Direct download: 09-27-20_InvertedBellCurve.mp3
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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Father Dave reflects on the cross as a symbol of hope and life for us. Jesus was lifted up for us to gaze upon, and Father Dave encourages us to lift him up in our own lives. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 9-14-20

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Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reflects on today's reading from Jeremiah in which the prophet cries out to the Lord in disappointment. Father Dave points out that there are many times in life in when we will feel disappointed, and following God's call isn't easy. However, his will ultimately leads to peace and hope. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 8-30-20

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Feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle. Father Dave discusses Nathaniel's first encounter with Jesus in which Jesus speaks kind words about his character. Father Dave encourages us to look at Christ with the same love with which he looks at us. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 8-24-20

Direct download: 08-24-20_SpeakOfGodAsHeSpeaksOfUs.mp3
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