Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. Father Dave describes an unfinished painting in the Berlin Museum of Art, where the artist waited to paint the most important element last. However, the artist passed away before finishing his work. Father Dave reminds us to not wait to put Christ at the center of our lives. Preached at St. Austin Church, Austin, TX on 11-26-23

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Tuesday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave recalls a recent gala where they honored certain individuals in the community. While we can be celebrated for our work, we should not feel entitled to praise or success. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-14-23

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Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave recounts a current TV commercial that highlights an app for delivering items. He explains how shortcuts can’t help us create a meaningful relationship with God, and we must put in the time and effort. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-12-23

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Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave talks about being transfixed by an exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art. We should similarly stand in awe of God, and not take his majesty for granted. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-06-23

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Feast of Saint Luke. Father Dave reflects on Saint Luke and how he gives us a different perspective on Jesus in his writings. He explains how we can model ourselves after Luke’s loyalty and become friends of the Lord. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-18-23

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Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave asks us to think of the best party we’ve ever been to, and why Jesus often uses the image of a wedding to help explain heaven. We’re called to invite everyone to share in the banquet of the Lord. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-15-23

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Memorial of Saint Vincent de Paul. Father Dave relates today’s Gospel reading to packing luggage for his recent trip to Colorado. He explains how Jesus challenges us to pack light for our journey to help us better relate to the poor and sick that we serve. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-27-23

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Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s first reading and the hospitality of our friends and neighbors. We’re commanded to help our neighbors, since that is how Christ’s light shines for others. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-25-23

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