Why Did Jesus Wash His Disciples’ Feet?

Why did Jesus wash his disciples’ feet? In his homily for the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Year B,  Father Hanly shows us how, by kneeling to wash the feet of his disciples, Jesus is saying, “I want you to know how important you are, how good you are, how you gleam with the wonder of God who creates you and loves you and cares for you and sends His only Son to kneel before you and tell you, no matter what you feel, no matter what others feel, you are a child of God, an heir of heaven, a beautiful person.”

Where Is Jesus?

Where Is Jesus? In this beautiful homily for the Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter, Year A, Father Hanly invites us to pause and marvel at the fact that Jesus rose from the dead to stay with us and walk with us on our way. Readings First Reading: Genesis 1:1–2:2 or 1:1, 26-31 Responsorial Psalm:…

Good Friday

Good Friday For Good Friday, Year A, Father Hanly offers us a very short but perfect commentary. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 52:13–53:12 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 31:2, 6, 12-13, 15-16, 17, 25 Second Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 Gospel: John 18:1–19:42 Recording Transcript God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son. Today, after…

The Hour Has Come

The Hour Has Come In this beautiful homily for Holy Thursday, Year A, Father Hanly helps us understand the Last Supper and what “the hour has come” actually means. Readings First Reading: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18 Second Reading: First Corinthians 11:23-26 Gospel: John 13:1-15 Recording Transcript Here we have the…