Homily: Holy Thursday, 2017
St. Mary Cathedral, Cape Girardeau, April 14, 2017
After 30 years of obscurity, living in obedience to Mary and Joseph in Nazareth, and after three years of walking the dusty roads of Galilee—for Jesus—it all comes down to this night.
Preaching for three years about the love of God, with the audacity to call God “Abba Father,” teaching that the poor are blessed, and peacemakers are the children of God—and after all the miracles of raising the dead, healing the blind and the lepers, calming the wind and the seas, and after feeding 5,000 with three loaves and two fish—after all this, it comes down to this night. Read more