Archbishop Aquila’s Rite of Election “homily” from the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, March 9, 2019. The readings are from the 1st Sunday of Lent. AB’s homily focuses on the importance of avoiding temptation and being a faithful disciple of the Lord, especially in preparation for the reception of the Sacraments.
Archbishop Aquila’s homily from Ash Wednesday, 2019 (March 6, 2019) from the 12:10pm Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Archbishop focuses his homily on the importance of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving, as indicated in the first reading from the Prophet Joel (2:12-18), and the Gospel of Matthew (6:1-6, 16-18).
Archbishop Aquila’s homily from Sunday, January 13th for the installation of Fr. Joseph Cao as pastor of Cure d’Ars in Denver. The Gospel is Luke 3:16-22, and since it is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Archbishop focuses on the importance of us being aware of our Baptismal promises so that we will be the disciples he is calling us to be.
Archbishop Aquila’s homily from this past Sunday, February 24, 2019. It was the pastor installation of Fr. James Spahn at St. John Paul II Catholic Church in Thornton, CO for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Gospel was from Luke 6:27-38, and Archbishop’s homily focused on the importance of forgiveness in the life of a Christian and how a Pastor’s role is to bring the faithful into a deeper encounter with the Merciful God who forgives each one of us.