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, 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. Skip to  Recording or Transcript. Readings for the Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter, Year…

Good Friday

Good Friday For Good Friday, Year A, Father Hanly offers us a very short but perfect commentary. Readings for Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, Year A 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…

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 for Holy Thursday, Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Year A First Reading: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18 Second Reading: First Corinthians…