Tag: Prayer

Living our Faith: Prayer

October 7, 2018 Psalm 8 Does prayer come to you naturally? Do you find yourself in prayer throughout the day, or are you more intentional in your prayer as you set time aside in the morning or before you go to bed? There are…

Create in Me a Clean Heart

February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. These words from Psalm 51 this evening should sound familiar. It is one of the songs we quite often use for…

Rejoicing and Lamenting Together

October 24, 2017 1 Corinthians 12:26 A homily on the Commemoration of the Reformation; Preached alongside our sisters and brothers of St. Augustine Catholic Parish Once again, welcome to Fr. Joe Mallia, Joe Agosta and our sisters and brothers of St. Augustine Parish. We…

Are You an Advocate?

John 14:15-21 When you grow up as a white heterosexual male in a middle-class family most everything you need is within your grasp. You are in the majority and there is very little that you can do to erase that privilege you receive when…

The World Has Not Come to an End

Though it may seem like it. What a bitter election season we have just experienced. I sat down last night to watch the returns with a pit in my stomach that must have been anticipating the outcome that I would wake up to this…

Ask, Search, Knock

Luke 11:1-13 Grace and Peace to you from our Triune God. Amen. When I read the headlines day in and day out, the thought at times pops into my head, what good does prayer do? We pray for peace among the nations, yet there…

Prayer for Christian Unity

Luke 4:14-21 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father, and our Lord, Jesus Christ. I have to admit that it is a little strange to return to a place where you sensed God calling you into ministry. In a way it is…