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I Am The Lord Your God

Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent. Father Dave asks us to look at our priorities in life and ask ourselves what we might be putting ahead of God. He discusses today’s reading from Isaiah in which God says that he is constantly working in our lives, and we should rely on him for everything. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-16-20

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Who Is in Charge Here?

Monday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave encourages us to let the Lord lead rather than striving to maintain control. He reflects on the importance of trusting God and allowing His will to be done in our lives. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-23-20

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She Who Prays At All Times

Wednesday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time. Dave discusses the importance of prayer and how we can follow the examples of the saints. He points out that prayer is the key to knowing the heart of God and becoming the people God created us to be. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-18-20

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Calculate the Cost

Memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop. Father Dave discusses the cost that comes with living the Christian life. He points out that we are called to sacrifice, but Jesus promises a great reward. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-04-20

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Jesus Picked Everybody

Saturday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reminds us that God has chosen everyone for the kingdom of Heaven and challenges us to live out this call in order to be who the Lord made us to be. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-28-20

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God Made the First Move

Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reflects on today’s reading in which Saint Paul calls us to imitate God. Father Dave points out that this can be challenging due to our own shortcomings, but the Lord is compassionate with us and we should trust in his grace. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-26-20

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God’s Down Payment to Us

Friday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s reading from Ephesians, and suggests that the remedy to fear is the Holy Spirit. He encourages us to call upon the Holy Spirit in trust. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-16-20

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Breathe

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s reading from Paul, which tells us not to worry. He explains that the fruit of prayer is peace. If we view our problems in the light of faith, we can find hope instead of despair. Peached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-04-20

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The Challenge of the 3 J’s

Memorial of St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church. Father Dave discusses the challenges faced by three different spiritual figures, St. Jerome, Job, and Jesus. He points out that despite suffering hardship, they each never lost their trust in the Lord. He encourages us to exercise that same trust. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 9-30-20

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Inverted Bell Curve

Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses the challenges that this year has presented and compares them to the sufferings of people in the Bible. He reminds us that there is always hope if we turn to God in trying times. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 9-26-20

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