A Corpus Christi homily: “It is astounding to consider what bread can become”

With the Holy Father celebrating Corpus Christ today in Rome, and in anticipation of our own celebration of the feast in this country on Sunday, below is part of my homily for the feast from 2007. +++ When I was young and first living on my own – way back before I was married – [Read More...]

Homily for June 26, 2011: Corpus Christi

On Palm Sunday, a woman approached me between masses with an unusual question.  “Excuse me,” she said, “but do you mind if I kneel when I receive communion?” I was in a hurry, and a little surprised at the question.  But I quickly told her no, that wasn’t a problem, and she thanked me.  And [Read More...]