The Redemptorist Missionaries of the Denver Province Homilies for Fourth Sunday of Advent, 2016 – Father Matthew Bonk, C.Ss.R.
The Plans That We Make I like to make plans. I try to see dangers or opportunities on my path and plan accordingly. I tend to get a bit anxious when I have to change my plans at the last minute. In fact, one of my Redemptorist confreres used to say to me, “Don’t...read more
I’ve been robbed! There are actually two times in my life when I have been the victim of a robbery. The first was less stressful, because I simply returned home and found that some items had been taken. The second time was more menacing because I was actually in the...read more
No turning back “Repent”, this is the first word that we hear from John the Baptist in our Gospel today. It is also the first word that Jesus preaches when He returns from the desert in the very next chapter of Matthew. What does this word really mean for John the...read more
What did you expect? Very few experiences or people live up to our expectations. I remember when the new Star Wars movie was released last year. There was so much excitement and anticipation that it would almost be impossible for any movie to be good enough to satisfy...read more