Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily of the First Sunday of Lent, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/13/19

Who will get the “last piece”? Do you ask each other? Most of the time, when I have dinner with my family or with my friends, we always struggled with the last piece of pizza or meat. When it comes down to the last piece, we ask, “Who will ... Read More »

Homily of Ash Wednesday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/06/19

Tonight, you may ask what the ashes mean. We may understand it in two different ways. First, receiving ashes on our head is a sign of repentance. In the old testaments, when people would repent from their sinful ways, they sat on ashes and they put ashes over their ... Read More »

Homily of the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/06/19

There was a new pastor, in a local Catholic Church, who was finding the post office in town. He caught a little boy on the street and asked him, “Where is the post office in town?” The boy gave the priest directions and then was about to leave. The ... Read More »

Homily of Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 2/27/19

There is a Vietnamese priest who was in prison for a while by the communist government. One day, an official challenged the priest and said, “We will put you in prison, and we make you suffer. So, do you hate us?” The priest replied, “No, I don’t hate you ... Read More »

Homily of the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 2/18/19

There are still many people who read or heard the beatitudes, but still not believe.  Jesus’ teaching always give us hope for something greater, not something smaller. To unbelievers, how are the poor blessed? How are the hungry, mourns and the persecuted blessed? They may challenge us: how are the ... Read More »

Homily of the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C, 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 2/18/19

A minister sold a mule to a man and told him, the critter was trained to run when the rider said, “Praise the Lord,” and to stop when the rider said “Amen.”The prospective purchaser mounted the mule and said “Praise the Lord,” and the mule raced away. Becoming excited, ... Read More »

Homily of the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 2/05/19

A teenage boy was shooting some baskets in the driveway of his home when he lost one of his contact lenses. He looked for it but could not find it. He went into the house and said, “Dad, I lost one of my contacts and I can’t find it.” ... Read More »

Homily of the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C, 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 1/30/19

About this Luke gospel, my scripture professor said: this is the best homily Jesus ever preached. It was short, sweet and straight to the point.

Jesus said: “The scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” What does it mean? It means Jesus came to fulfill all that was said about ... Read More »

Homily of the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 1/30/19

There was a young couple who came to me for counseling their troubled marriage. They were married about two years. They had problems of communication between them. They are Catholic, but, as many people do, their focus was on world things like how to be successful in their business, ... Read More »

Homily of the Epiphany of the Lord, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 1/10/19

I watched the movie The Nativity Story a couple years ago. The movie shows two different journeys: the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem and the journey of the wise men who followed the strange star. The journey of the wise men was long and difficult. One of ... Read More »

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