Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church

Homilies and Talks from Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Stanley, ND.

November 30th, 2019    

Homily: First Sunday of Advent

Homily for the First Sunday of Advent, Year A.  Based on Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44.

November 23rd, 2019    

Homily: Christ the King Reigns Always

Homily for Christ the King Sunday, 2019.  Based on these readings: 2 Samuel 5:1-3; Ps 122; Colossians 12:1-20; Luke 23:35-43. 

November 17th, 2019    

Homily: Death, Judgement, Hell, and Heaven

Homily for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.  Based on these readings: Malachi 3:19-20; Psalm 98; 2 Thessalonians  3:7-12; Luke 21:5-19.

November 5th, 2019    

Homily: Pornography’s evil, and the remedies for it.

A homily for "Safe Haven Sunday," an anti-pornography initiative by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, held on November 3rd, 2019, in the Diocese of Bismarck. 

Resources for Battling Pornography:

  1. www.reclaimsexualhealth.com: RECLAiM Sexual Health offers a science-based, Catholic Online Recovery Program and other resources for those who desire to reclaim God's plan for their lives and the lives of loved ones impacted by pornography or other unhealthy sexual behaviors. It provides a unique integration of Theology of the Body, The Brain Science of Change, proven cognitive tools, accountability, group support, faith practices and prayer all in one, online community. Working at your own pace in an anonymous and safe environment, you can begin to change your unhealthy sexual behaviors and reclaim God's original plan for your life and your sexuality.
  2. www.strive21.com: A 21-day "porn detox" to help men overcome pornography usage.
  3. www.theporneffect.com: Website by Matt Fradd to educate Catholics on the dangers of pornography.
  4. www.integrityrestored.com: Website to help restore the integrity of individuals, spouses, and families that have been affected by pornography and pornography addiction. Integrity Restored provides education, training, encouragement, and resources to break free from pornography, heal relationships, and to assist parents in preventing and responding to pornography exposure in the lives of their children.
  5. www.maritalhealing.com: Website for strengthening Catholic marriages.
  6. www.covenanteyes.com: Software and services to help people stay accountable when online and to block access to pornography.

November 2nd, 2019    

Homily: All Saints Day

Homily for All Saints Day 2019, based upon these readings: Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14; Psalm 24; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 1-12A.

October 27th, 2019    

Homily: The battle of pride vs humility

Homily for the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.  Based on Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18; Psalm 34; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14.

October 19th, 2019    

Homily: Persevere in prayer. God will answer how and when is best.

Homily for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.  Based on these readings: Exodus 17:8-13; Psalm 121; 2Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8.

October 12th, 2019    

Homily: Show gratitude to God for his greatest gift!

Homily for the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.  Based on 2 Kings 5:14-17; Psalm 98; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19.

September 21st, 2019    

Homily: Prudence in eternal matters.

Homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.  Based on these readings: Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113; 1Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13.

September 14th, 2019    

Homily: A celebration for each of us who repents.

Homily for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C.  Based on Exodus 32:71-11, 13-14; Psalm 51; 1Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-32.

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