Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

May 24, 2020
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
Fort Worth, Texas

Acts 1:1-11
Psalm 47: 2-3, 6-7, 8-9
Ephesians 1:17-23
Matthew 28: 16-20

A number of years ago, I was seated in an airport lounge waiting to board a flight that had been delayed for several hours — a flight that I thought would never get off the ground because of weather and mechanical problems.

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Homily for the Sixth Sunday of Easter from St. Patrick Cathedral

May 17, 2020
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
Fort Worth, Texas

Acts 8:5-8, 14-17
Psalm 66: 1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20
1 Peter 3:15-18
John 14:15-21

“If you love me you will keep my commandments. I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor knows him. But you know him, because he remains with you, and will be in you.” Jesus promises to send another Advocate who is the spirit of truth.

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