Tag Archive: #homily

Tools for the Ultimate Test

Posted on October 21, 2021
At Our Lady of the Wayside’s School Mass on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Deacon Paul Onischuk’s homily discussed, ‘Tools for the Ultimate Test.’ Deacon Paul talked about tools St. Viator’s golf team uses to prepare for tournaments, and suggested that, [read more...]

Called to Serve

Posted on October 19, 2021
During the American Revolution, a man in civilian clothes rode upon a group of soldiers who were busy pulling out a horse carriage stuck in deep mud.  Their officer was shouting instructions to them while making no attempt to help. [read more...]

Fr. Dominic Shares Jesus with OLW Schoolchildren

Posted on September 2, 2021
On September 1, 2021, Our Lady of the Wayside schoolchildren gathered in our church for weekly mass. Associate Pastor, Father Dominic Vinh Ha, celebrated and delivered a joyous homily that engaged and enriched all in attendance. Fostering faith is a key [read more...]

“Cut it the Hell Out”

Posted on August 9, 2021
Father Mark Augustine celebrated the 11:30 Mass on August 8 and delivered, what may be, his final OLW Homily (at least for a while, as he leaves for Canada next week to continue his Canon Law training).  His parting message [read more...]

The Bread of Life

Posted on July 29, 2021
At Saturday’s Vigil Mass on July 24, 2021, Deacon Jerry Brennan’s Homily reminded all that the Eucharist is not merely a symbol of Christ, but is actually the true presence — the body and blood — of Jesus, sacrificed for [read more...]

“Lord, it is good that we are here!”

Posted on June 14, 2021
It is soooooo good to be back at Our Lady of the Wayside without restriction. Praise God! After fifteen months of a devastating pandemic that shuttered and darkened our Church, separated our faithful from mass, from the Holy Eucharist and [read more...]

Place God in the Center of Your Marriage

Posted on June 3, 2021
In his homily on June 3, 2021, Our Lady of the Wayside Deacon Jerry Brennan encouraged married couples to pray together and to place God in the center of their marriage. Deacon Jerry provided compelling statistics supporting the adage, “Those [read more...]

Fr. Mark’s Homily: Outdoor Family Mass (Pentecost)

Posted on May 24, 2021
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Outdoor Family Mass of Joy and Thanksgiving delivered on its theme, thanks to the Holy Spirit, our Holy Mother, our priests, deacons, musicians, staff, many volunteers, and PARISHIONERS who attended.  The Holy Spirit was with [read more...]

Experience Christ’s Divine Mercy

Posted on April 9, 2021
Feast of Divine Mercy In 1936, something extraordinary occurred in Poland; Jesus spoke the following words to a simple Polish nun named St. Faustina Kowalska: “My daughter, tell the whole world about My inconceivable mercy. I desire that the Feast [read more...]

Father Mark’s Good Friday Homily

Posted on April 3, 2021
To more fully experience the joy of Christ’s Resurrection on Easter, we must first journey with him to Calvary. In the event you missed it, or would like to listen again, here is Father Mark Augustine’s powerful and beautiful reflection [read more...]