Tag Archives: Salesian Spirituality

Fr. Joe Newman – Homily – July 21, 2013

This week’s homily comes from Saint John Neumann Parish in Reston Virginia. Fr. Joe Newman, a newly ordained Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, presents us with an interesting question, “why can’t I have it my way?” The readings for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time are Genesis 18:1-10a; Colossians 1:24-28; and Luke 10:38-42.

Fr. McKenna – Chapel Story – June 15, 2013

Our podcast this week comes from Camp DeSales in Brooklyn Michigan. Fr Ken McKenna, OSFS tells the beloved story of how the camp chapel was miraculously built. This story was told during Salesian Leadership Camp, a week where high school students learn how to lead in the Salesian tradition.

Fr. Rose – Homily – June 2, 2013

Our salesian homily this week comes from Queen of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Jackson Michigan. Fr. Geoff Rose, OSFS shares how the Eucharist is God’s physical embrace of us. The readings for Corpus Christi are Genesis 14:18-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; and Luke 9:11b-17.

Fr. Rose – Homily – May 26, 2013

Our salesian homily this week comes from Queen of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Jackson Michigan. Fr. Geoff Rose, OSFS tells us how the Trinity is not a mystery to be solved, but a mystery that unfolds in our life. The readings for Trinity Sunday are Proverbs 8:22-31; Romans 5:1-5 ; and John 16:12-15.

Pentecost Homily – May 19, 2013

Our salesian homily this week comes from Queen of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Jackson Michigan. Fr. Geoff Rose, OSFS explores what Pentecast means for us today. The readings for Pentecost Sunday are Acts 2:1-11; 1 COR 12:3B-7, 12-13 or ROM 8:8-17; and JN 20:19-23 or JN 14:15-16, 23B-26. 

Homily – April 21, 2013

Our salesian homily this week comes from St. John Neumann Parish in Reston Virginia. Deacon Joe Newman, OSFS proclaims that our AMEN is much bigger than we expect. The readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter are Acts 13:14, 43-52; Revelation 7:9, 14b-7; and John 10:27-30.

Homily – April 14, 2013

Our salesian homily this week comes from St. John Neumann Parish in Reston Virginia. Deacon Joe Newman, OSFS explains how the uncomfortable can be transformational. The readings for the Third Sunday of Easter are Acts 5:27-32, 40-41; Revelation 5:11-14; and John 21:1-19.

Homily – April 7, 2013

Our salesian homily this week comes from St. John Neumann Parish in Reston Virginia. Deacon Joe Newman, OSFS, asks us “What is peace in the face of doubt?” The readings for the Second Sunday of Easter are Acts 5:12-16; Revelation 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19; and John 20:19-31. 

Live Jesus 2013 – Hearts On The Path To Holiness

Jeffery Edmonds, OSFS and Brian Zumbrum, OSFS discuss the importance of living a wholehearted life through connection and vulnerability. This is the second of two presentations given at this years Live Jesus conference at St. John Neumann Parish in Reston Virginia.

Hearts On The Path To Holiness