Homily Archive Page

Father John Yanas’ past homilies and reflections on the Word of Our Lord.

A Grateful Response Homily 10-13-19

The Power of Faith Homily 10-06-19

St. Vincent de Paul and Lazarus Homily 09-29-19

The Good Example of An Immoral Man Homily 09-22-19

Lost In Space Homily 09-15-19

So Unlike The Wizard of Oz Homily 09-01-19

Discipline as a Blessing Homily 08-25-19

Crossing The Finish Line Homily 08-18-19

A Singular Honor Homily (Assumption of Mary) 08-15-19

The Faith Of Abraham Homily 08-11-19

A New Garment Homily 08-04-19

Pray For Me Homily 07-28-19

Bound For Glory Homily 07-21-19

Lord of All Creation Homily 07-14-19

The Iron Cross Homily 07-07-19

Called to Freedom Homily 06-30-19

Eating and Drinking Homily 06-23-19

God Friended Me Homily 06-16-19

The True Superheroes Homily 06-09-19

A Noble Death Homily 06-02-19

Heaven’s Gate Homily 05-26-19

God At work In Us Homily 05-19-19

Do You Have A Light Homily 05-12-19 (Rev)

The Defiant Ones Homily 05-05-19

Palm Sunday Homily 04-14-19

A Biblical Puzzle Homily 04-07-19

Swine Homily 03-31-19

Burning Bush Homily 03-24-19

The Mountaineers Homily 03-17-19

Amnesia Homily 03-10-19

The Hapless Steward Homily 01-20-19

Baptism of the Lord Homily 01-13-19

Homage to the Newborn King (Epiphany) 01-06-19

Feast of the Holy Family (Hide and Seek) Homily 12-30-18

Christmas Homily 12-25-18

The Sound of the Bells Homily 12-23-18

The Joy Of Paul Homily 12-16-18

Prison Letters Homily 12-09-18

Delivering the Mail Homily 12-02-18

Only One King Homily 11-25-18

Anastasia Homily 11-18-18

Veteran’s Day Homily 11-11-18

Loving God and Neighbor Homily 11-04-18

The Blind Beggar Homily 10-28-18

Second Fiddle Homily 10-21-18

Wealth Homily 10-14-18

The Millstone Homily 09-30-18

True Greatness Homily 09-23-18

A Question Answered Homily 09-16-18

Spiritual Deafness Homily 09-09-18

The Pure Of Heart Homily 09-02-18

Reflections On A Scandal Homily 08-26-18

Bread of Life Homily 08-19-18

Feast of the Assumption – The Life of The World to Come Homily 08-15-18

Soul Food Homily 08-12-18

Let Them Eat Cake Homily 08-05-18

The Pop Quiz Homily 07-29-18

I Am Available Homily 07-22-18

Easy Street Homily 07-15-18

Miracle Grow Homily 06-17-18

A House Divided Homily 06-10-18

Two Women Homily 06-03-18

The Mystery of The Trinity Homily (05-27-18)

The Coming Of The Spirit Homily (05-20-18)

Divine Assistance Homily (05-13-18)

Only A Man Homily (05-06-18)

The Holy Name Of Jesus Homily (04-22-18)

A Peace The World Cannot Give Homily (04-08-18)

The Empty Tomb Homily (Easter 2018) 04-01-18

Blind Justice Homily 03-25-18

Dead Man Walking Homily 03-18-18

Lifting Up Homily 03-11-18

Cleansing the Temple Homily 03-04-18

Blinded By The Light Homily 02-25-18

The Wilderness Homily 02-18-18

Return To Sender (Ash Wednesday) Homily 02-14-18

A Lepers Wish Granted Homily 02-11-18

Superstar Homily 02-04-18

Uncleanness and Holiness Homily 01-28-18

The Pied Piper Homily 01-21-18

The Incredible Journey Homily 01-07-18

Mrs Miniver Homily 12-31-17

Christmas Homily 12-25-17

The Shoeshine Homily 12-17-17

The Woman Clothed in Silence Homily 12-17-17

Going Home Homily 12-10-17

An Old Latin Hymn Homily 12-03-17

Christ In Disguise Homily 11-26-17

The Stolen Base Homily 11-19-17

Locking The Door Homily 11-12-17

The Humbling of A Bishop Homily 11-05-17

The Power Of Human Words Homily 11-05-17

God’s Image Homily 10-22-17

The Wedding Banquet Homily 10-15-17

Rocky Homily 10-08-17

Keeping Promises Homily 10-01-17

Labors In The Vineyard 09-24-17

The Unmerciful Servant Homily 09-17-17

The Watchman Homily 09-10-17

A Simple Gift Homily 09-03-17

The Path of Escape Homily 09-03-17

Who Is Jesus Homily 08-27-17

The Silence of Christ Homily 08-20-17

The Storms at Sea Homily 08-13-17

Hidden Treasure Homily 07-30-17

Imperfection Homily 07-23-17

The Seed Homily 07-16-17

Bread of Life Homily 06-18-17

SHS Graduation Message 2017

Holy is His Name Homily 06-11-17

Pentecost Homily 06-04-17

The Upper Room Homily 05-28-17

Francis and Philip Homily 05-21-17

Seven Homily 05-14-17

Speak The Truth Homily 05-07-17

An Unlikely Witness Homily 04-30-17

Our Inheritance Homily 04-23-17

Easter Vigil Homily 04-16-17

The Informer Homily 04-09-17

Untie Him and Let Him Go Homily 04-02-17

Lady Justice Homily (Rev 1) 03-26-17

Quenching Our Thirst Homily 03-19-17

Listen To Him Homily 03-12-17

Bread and Circuses Homily 03-05-17

Trust In The Lord Homily 02-26-17

Loving Ones Enemies Homily 02-19-17

Anger Homily 02-12-17

A Soft Light Homily 02-05-17

The Anawim Homily 01-29-17

Darkness and Light Homily 01-22-17

The Magis Journey (Epiphany 2017) 01-08-17

Mary The Listening Virgin Homily 01-01-17

Christmas Peace Homily 12-25-16

A Desert In Bloom Homily 12-11-16

The Root Of Jesse Homily 12-04-16

The Visionary Homily 11-27-16

Christ The King Homily 11-20-16

Hollywood A Bad Ending Homily 11-13-16

The Resurrection of the Body Homily 11-06-16

Zacchaeus Homily 10-30-16

The Tax Collector And The Pharisee Homily 10-23-16

Persistence In Prayer Homily 10-16-16

The Lepers Homily 10-09-16

Increase My Faith Homily 10-02-16

The Rich Mans Gate Homily 09-25-16

Scoundrels Homily 09-18-16

The Prodigal Son Homily 09-11-16

The Cost Of Discipleship Homily 09-04-16

The Lords Discipline Homily 08-21-16

The Flying Dutchman Homily 08-07-16

The Rich Fool Homily 07-31-16

The Parable of the Importunate Neighbor 07-24-16

The Exclusive Interview Homily 07-17-16

No Guts No Glory Homily 06-19-16

The Sinful Woman and Mercy Homily 06-12-16

The Widow of Nain Homily 06-05-16

Corpus Christi Homily 05-29-16

The Beauty Of A Name Homily 05-22-16

The Director Homily 05-15-16

St Stephen Homily 05-08-16

The Advocate Homily 05-01-16

Fidelity and Success Homily 04-17-16

Mercy and St Peter Homily 04-10-16

Batman v Superman Homily 04-03-16

Easter Sunday Homily 03-27-16

Passion of Christ Homily (Palm Sunday) 03-20-16

Mercy of Christ Homily 03-13-16

Repent Homily 02-28-16

Light from Light Homily 02-21-16

Be Sober and Vigilant Homily 02-14-16

Who Do You Trust Homily 02-07-16

Rejected at Home Homily 01-31-16

The Songwriter and His Singer Homily 01-24-16

The Wedding Feast Homily 01-17-16

Baptism of the Lord Homily 01-10-16

Divine Light True Light Homily 01-03-16

Giving Back To God Homily 12-27-15

Christmas Homily 12-25-15

The Sound of a Bell Homily 12-20-15

Waiting for the Lord Homily 12-06-15

The Second Coming of Christ Homily 11-29-15

Christ the King Homily 11-22-15

Last Days Homily 11-15-15

Poor Widow Homily 11-08-15

Bartimaeus Homily 10-25-15

The Cup Homily 10-18-15

Possessions Homily 10-11-15

Poor Widow Homily 11-08-15

Divine Plan for Marriage and Family Homily 10-04-15

I have a Name Homily 09-27-15

Receiving A Child Homily 09-20-15

Mystery of the Cross Homily 09-13-15

Deafness Homily 09-06-15

Hypocrites Homily 08-30-15

The Hard Sayings of Jesus Homily 08-23-15

Bread and Circuses Homily 08-02-15

The Parish Killer Homily 07-19-15

Avon Lady Homily 07-12-15

And They Took Offense Homily 07-05-15

Just Have Faith Homily 06-28-15

Trust In God Homily 06-21-15

House of the Father Homily 06-14-15

Cornerstone Homily 04-26-15

SHS Graduation Address 2015

The Road to Emmaus Homily 04-19-15

Divine Mercy Homily 04-12-15

Easter Homily 04-05-15

Behold The Man (Good Friday) Homily 04-03-15

For You (Holy Thursday) Homily 04-02-15

The Hour 03-22-15 Homily

Nicodemus 03-15-15 Homily

Lenin, Mother Teresa and the Power of Holiness 03-08-15 Homily

Cleansing the Temple 03-01-15 Homily

Transfiguration 02-22-15 Homily

Spiritual Leprosy 02-15-15 Homily

The One and Only Physician Homily 02-08-15

Unclean spirits and the Effect of Holiness Homily 01-25-15

The One and Only Physician Homily 02-08-15

Baptism of the Lord Homily 01-11-15

Epiphany Homily 01-04-15

Simeon Homily 12-28-14

Christmas Homily 12-25-14

Look to Him Homily 12-14-14

Paul Revere and the Baptist Homily 12-07-14

Lucy, Charlie Brown and Trust Homily 03-02-14

Ben Hur Homily 02-23-14

The Law of Christ Homily 02-16-14

Light and Salt Homily 02-09-14

Presentation of the Lord Homily 02-02-14

Zebulun and Napthali Homily 01-26-14

Lowly Servants Homily 01-19-14

What’s Wrong With This Picture Homily 01-12-14

Christmas Homily 12-25-13

Whats in a Name Homily 12-22-13

Patience Homily 12-15-13

Stump of Jesse Homily 12-08-13

Stay Awake Homily 12-01-13

Called by Name Homily 11-17-13

Life After Death Homily 11-10-13

Zaccheaus Homily 11-03-13

Pharisee and the Tax Collector Homily 10-27-13

Pray and Never Loose Heart Homily 10-20-13

Giving Thanks Homily 10-13-13

Increase Our Faith Homily 10-06-13

Rich Man and Lazurus Homily 09-29-13

The Unjust Steward Homily 09-22-13

The Prodigal Son Homily 09-15-13

Hating Father and Mother Homily 09-08-13

The Last Place Homily 09-01-13

Setting a Fire Homily 08-18-13

Preparing For The Unexpected 08-11-13

The Wise And The Foolish Homily 08-04-13

Prayer and Evangelization Homily 07-28-13

Martha and Mary Homily 07-21-13

Good Samaritan Homily 07-14-13

Spy and Mission Homily 07-07-13









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