To run forth to meet our Lord Jesus at his coming

At holidays, we know how to prepare to welcome guests. Father Dan considers how we can prepare similarly, during Advent, to welcome our Lord Jesus when he comes again—and why we should eagerly desire this. Length: 9:47. (Read homily text here) (1st Sunday of Advent, Year B)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov27.mp3

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Published in: on November 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm  Leave a Comment  

Christ the King: If these are the rules of life, then play the game to win!

In any game, there are objectives to meet and a judge to decide the winner. Father Dan considers Jesus’ teaching that he will judge us at the end of time, and on what basis—and how we should respond. Length: 10:39. (Read homily text here) (Our Lord Jesus Christ the King, Year A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov20a.mp3

Published in: on November 20, 2011 at 5:45 pm  Leave a Comment  

Deeper in love with His Majesty, our divine Spouse

The great Spanish Carmelite mystic St. Teresa of Avila regularly spoke of Christ as “His Majesty.” Father Dan reflects on her example of following Christ the King with both reverence and love. Length: 9:48. (Read homily text here) (Our Lord Jesus Christ the King, Year A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov20b.mp3

Published in: on November 20, 2011 at 5:36 pm  Leave a Comment  

Cristo, el Rey que hemos esperado

Aunque otros líderes fracasan en cuidar el rebaño, Cristo es el buen pastor. Padre Daniel considera cómo podemos dejarlo reinar en nuestras vidas ahora, mientras esperamos su gloriosa venida. Largo: 10:20. (Lee el texto de la homilia aquí) (Nuestro Señor Jesucristo, Rey del Universo, Año A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov20c.mp3

Published in: on November 20, 2011 at 5:12 pm  Leave a Comment  

¿Qué resultados espera el Señor de ti?

En un entorno de negocios, los empleados pueden continuar las actividades del jefe mientras que esté ausente. Padre Daniel pregunta si conocemos suficientemente los métodos y objetivos de Jesucristo, para avanzar su misión hasta que regrese. Largo: 11:48. (Lee el texto de la homilia aquí) (XXXIII Domingo Ordinario, Año A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov13.mp3

Published in: on November 13, 2011 at 3:55 pm  Leave a Comment  

Christ the Healer

The Lord did not create sickness, and there will be none in heaven. Christ healed—though not all the sick—and commanded his Church also to heal. Father Dan considers how suffering and healing fit into Christ’s great project of redemption. Length: 7:43. (Read homily text here) (Healing Mass)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov10.mp3

Published in: on November 10, 2011 at 3:44 pm  Leave a Comment  

“Give me oil in my lamp”: Looking toward death, judgment, and the Resurrection

What comes next, after this earthly life? Some popular ideas are not consistent with Catholic teaching! Father Dan lays out the sequence of events and phases—and encourages us to keep our inner lamp lit. Length: 11:29. (Read homily text here) (32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov6.mp3

Published in: on November 6, 2011 at 3:34 pm  Leave a Comment  

All Saints: So great a cloud of witnesses

One day a year, we remember not just one saint or group of saints, but all of them! Father Dan considers what we see in that multitude too great to count—and what that vision should inspire us to do. Length: 5:10. (Read homily text here) (All Saints)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Nov1.mp3

Published in: on November 1, 2011 at 5:22 pm  Leave a Comment