Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 21, 2020
Saint Patrick Cathedral
Fort Worth, Texas

Jeremiah 20:10-13
Psalm 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-35
Romans 5:12-15
Matthew 10:26-33

I would like to begin by expressing my best wishes and pledge of prayers for all of those here today who are entrusted with the gift and responsibility of Christian fatherhood on this national celebration of Fathers’ Day. I thank God for the gift of my own father and I also ask each of us to remember our own fathers in our prayers today — both living and dead.

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