BlogDeacon Preaching

Faith Affects the Way We Approach Everything

“Faith” is a word that is used in many different ways, both inside the Church and in our secular culture.  In Peter’s letter and John’s Gospel, faith is presented in a holistic perspective: faith is something that affects the way we see and approach everything and everyone that we meet.

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Year A


First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 6:1-7

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19

Second Reading: 1 Peter 2:4-9

Gospel: John 14:1-12


This homily was given at the 10:00 am Sunday Mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church in St. Louis, Missouri, where Br. Thomas More is ministering as a transitional deacon during his final year of initial formation.