Category: Sin

Short Catholic Homilies: Reverence for the Holy Name of God
January 20, 2013

Catholic Homily: Reverence for the Holy Name of God

Summary of Catholic Homily
In this homily we first consider that even wretched sinners keep up appearances with God by practicing one of two good things (like abstaining from meat on Friday) or avoiding some particular sin.  …

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Short Catholic Homily : 2nd Week of Advent Cowardly Catholics
December 7, 2012

Catholic Sermon


Summary of Homily
St John the Baptist was praised by Jesus Christ our Lord for not yielding to human respect and preaching the truth.  The homilist points out that if our Lord came back today he would not find this same virtue even among those who are considered “good Christians.”  Our salvation depends on bearing witness to Christ.

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Short Catholic Homilies: Lying
October 7, 2012

These traditional Catholic sermons from the 1800s are very hard hitting.  Its nice to hear priests speak as fathers who value the souls of their children.
In this sermon, our homilist points out one of the basic tenets of our Faith : that you can never do evil that good might come of it.…

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Short Homilies: Presumption
September 29, 2012

Why would short sermons that commenced over a century ago still be worthwhile to hear today?   To use an old cliche, “the more things change the more they stay the same”. The Apostolic Faith of our Fathers has been passed down to us and as such what holds true to previous generations holds true to us.  …

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