The Shroud of Turin and the power of Christ’s resurrection in your life

Christ is risen! But what exactly happened in that tomb that first Easter Sunday morning? Father Dan considers what light the Shroud of Turin may shed on this question—and what Christ can do in your life. Length: 18:19. (Read homily text here) (Easter Sunday)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr24.mp3

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The love of Holy Thursday and the gifts of the Eucharist and the priesthood

Christ, the Lamb of God, fulfilled the Passover by redeeming us with his own blood—and established a new sacramental meal to make his sacrifice present to us. Father Dan examines the great gifts that Christ gave to us before his Passion. Length: 10:36. (Read homily text here) (Holy Thursday: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr21.mp3

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Palm/Passion Sunday: The strength to not come down from the cross

On the cross, as in the desert, taunts and temptations were hurled at Christ to come down and forsake the Father’s will. Pilate, Judas, and Peter all had crumbled under pressure. Father Dan considers the fortitude and endurance that Christ showed—and calls us to as well. Length: 13:44. (Read homily text here) (Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion, Year A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr17.mp3

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The raising of Lazarus and the problem of evil

How often do we want to rebuke the Lord—like Mary and Martha, when he did not save their brother from dying? Father Dan considers how Christ responds: not with a defense but a solution that turns the world upside down. Length: 14:15. (Read homily text here) (5th Sunday of Lent, Year A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr10.mp3

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Darkness, blindness, sin, and the light of Christ

“You were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.” We are born in original sin—and our personal sin can bring, not just guilt, but moral hardening and blindness. Father Dan considers how Christ works in baptism and confession to transform and heal us. Length: 10:58. (Read homily text here) (4th Sunday of Lent, Year A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr3.mp3

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1: Into the Desert

In this first talk from a Lenten Day of Recollection, Father Dan invites us to “go into the desert,” leaving distractions behind to refocus on our relationship with God . Length: 16:06. (Lenten Day of Recollection, 1 of 4.)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr2a.mp3

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2: Tested in Material Things

In this second talk from a Lenten Day of Recollection, Father Dan looks at Christ’s first temptation and how it directs us to consider how we use material things. Length: 22:01. (Lenten Day of Recollection, 2 of 4.)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr2b.mp3

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3: Tested in Human Relationships

In this third talk from a Lenten Day of Recollection, Father Dan looks at Christ’s second temptation and how it directs us to consider our relationships with other people. Length: 23:46. (Lenten Day of Recollection, 3 of 4.)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr2c.mp3

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4: Tested in our Relationship with God

In this fourth talk from a Lenten Day of Recollection, Father Dan looks at Christ’s third temptation and how it directs us to consider our relationship with God. Length: 24:09. (Lenten Day of Recollection, 4 of 4.)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Apr2d.mp3

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