Feast of Saint Juan Diego. Father Dave discusses God's pattern of choosing those least likely to fulfill his will. He explains that Saint Juan Diego was a humble pagan convert who no one would expect the Virgin Mary to appear to. Through his humility and perseverance, Juan Diego spread the message of Our Lady of Guadalupe throughout the world. Father Dave encourages us to look to the least likely in our lives and reflect on how God may be working through them. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-09-21

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Second Sunday of Advent. Father Dave discusses the virtue of patience in seasons of waiting. He encourages us to look to Jesus with longing while waiting and to allow it to stretch us so that it may create more room for hope. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-05-21

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Memorial of Saint Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr. Father Dave talks about people who chose to remain faithful to the Lord in difficult circumstances, such as Daniel from today's reading. He also discusses the poor widow who gave her last coin in the Gospel. She trusted that God would provide. Father Dave encourages us to trust in God to provide for us when we are asked to choose our faith over anything else in our lives. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-22-21

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