Homilies

2019

October 9, 2019 – The Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders, Washington, D.C.

October 1, 2019Solemn Vespers on the Eve of the Funeral of Most Rev. John J. Snyder, St. Augustine

May 4, 2019Homily for Ordination Mass of Deacons Nicholas Bennett, Robert Hoffman, Matthew King and Eric Steltzer

April 17, 2019 – Homily for the Chrism Mass, St. Augustine

2018

 November 17, 2018 – Homily for Anniversary Celebration, Jacksonville

November 3, 2018 – Homily for the Vigil of the 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (EWTN Family Celebration), Jacksonville

September 9, 2018 – Homily for the 60th Anniversary Mass for Crucifixion Parish, Jacksonville

August 24, 2018 – Homilía en el sepelio del Presbítero Reinerio Lebroc Martinez en el cementerio Arquidiocesano de Miami

May 12, 2018 – Homily for Ordination Mass of Deacons Martin Ibeh and John Sollee at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

March 28, 2018 – Homily for Chrism Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, St. Augustine

February 12, 2018 – Homily for Commissioning of Tom VanOsdol as President and CEO of St. Vincent’s Health Care, St. Matthew Parish, Jacksonville

2017

November 18, 2017 – Homily for the Diaconate Ordination of Martin Ibeh at Christ the King Parish, Jacksonville

November 5, 2017 – Homily for Mass at St. Paul Parish, Jacksonville Beach

October 28, 2017 – Homily for Marriage Anniversary Celebration, Jacksonville

August 19. 2017 – Homily at Queen of Peace Parish, Gainesville

July 30, 2017 – Homily for the Retreat Discerners and Seminarians at Marywood Retreat Center, St. Johns

June 17, 2017 – Homily for the Priestly Ordinations of Wilson Colmenares and Briggs Hurley, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

April 15, 2017 – Homily for the Easter Vigil, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Jacksonville

April 12, 2017 – Homily for the Chrism Mass, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

March 20, 2017 – Homily for the Solemnity of St. Joseph, St. Joseph Academy, St. Augustine

March 4, 2017 – Homily for No Greater Love Art & Music Festival, Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, St. Augustine

2016

November 10, 2016 – Homily for St. Joseph Academy/Sisters of St. Joseph 150th Anniversary, St. Augustine

September 24, 2016 – Homily for St. Vincent’s Centennial Jubilee, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Jacksonville

September 9, 2016 – Homily for Prayer Service for Peace and Unity, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine [Video]

May 14, 2016 — Priestly Ordinations of Fathers David Keegan and Philip Timlin, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

January, 27, 2016 – CEO Installation and President’s Commissioning, St. Vincent’s Healthcare, Jacksonville

2015

December 27, 2015 – Homily for the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Jacksonville

October 11, 2015 – Homily for the Dedication of the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, St. Augustine 

October 10, 2015 – Homily for Blessing of a Child in the Womb Ceremony, St. Augustine

August 15, 2015 – Feast of the Assumption of Mary at Assumption Catholic Church, Jacksonville [Audio] [Text]

June 20, 2015 — Homily for Ordination of Fathers Joseph Kuhlman and Lawrence Peck at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine

April 18, 2015 — Homily for the Ordination of Deacons (Rev. Mr. David Keegan and Rev. Mr. Philip Timlin)

March 29, 2015 — Homily for Palm Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine (the first Mass following the renovation)

March 28, 2015 — Homily for the Blessing of the Catholic Student Center Chapel

Feb. 3, 2015 — Homily for my mother, Estrella Estévez, at the Funeral Mass at St. Raphael Catholic Church in St. Petersburg

2014

November 22, 2014 – Marriage Anniversary Celebration, Christ the King Catholic Church, Jacksonville

June 7-8, 2014 — Homily for Pentecost Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, Holy Spirit Catholic Church (Jacksonville) and St. Catherine of Siena (Orange Park)

April 16, 2014 — Holy Chrism Mass Homily at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

Feb. 2, 2014 — Homily for the Vietnamese Community in Celebration of the New Year at Christ the King, Jacksonville

Jan. 23, 2014 — Homily for Ecumenical Vespers Service at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

2013

Dec. 9, 2013 — Homily for the Mass of Thanksgiving Raising Immaculate Conception Church to a Minor Basilica

Oct. 22, 2013 — Comments for the Red Mass at the Basilica of Immaculate Conception, Jacksonville

Oct. 20, 2013 — Homily for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Christ the King Parish, Jacksonville

Oct. 12 & 13, 2013 — Homily for the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time at Holy Family and Holy Rosary, Jacksonville

Sept. 30, 2013 — Homily for the Feast of St. Francis at St. Francis High School, Gainesville

Sept. 22, 2013 — Homily for the Feast of St. Matthew at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Jacksonville

Sept. 1, 2013 — Homily for Mass and Installation of Father Callistus Onwere as Pastor of Prince of Peace Parish

August 17-18, 2013 — Homily for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time at Blessed John Paul II Mission and Mary, Queen of Heaven Parish

August 11, 2013 — Homily for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Orange Park

August 10, 2013 — Homily for the Diocese of St. Augustine’s Catholic Women’s Conference, Jacksonville

July 28, 2013 — “Believe by Asking, by Trusting” Homily for St. Paul and San Jose Parishes, Jacksonville

July 20, 2013 — Homily for the Solemn Profession of Vows of Brother Joseph as a Carmelite Hermit

June 29, 2013 — Homily for the Mass for Communio et Liberatione Movement

June 7, 2013 — Homily for the 50th Anniversary of Msgr. Daniel B. Logan

May 18, 2013 — Homily for the Mass for Movements and New Communities on Pentecost Eve

May 18, 2013 — Homily for the Ordination to the Priesthood for Deacon Richard Pagano

April 26, 2013 — Homily for the Commencement Mass at St. Leo University, Fla.

April 6, 2013 — Homily for the Ordinations of Bro. Simeon Merikakis and Bro. Emmanuel Morinelli

March 31, 2013 — Resurrection-Alleliua! Easter Homily

March 27, 2013 — Homily for the Chrism Mass of Holy Week

Jan. 20, 2013 – Homilia del Tercer Domingo de Cuaresma (C)

Jan. 5, 2013 – Homily for the Mass for the Country

2012

Dec. 22, 2012 – Homily for the Ordination to Priesthood for Deacons Blair Gaynes and Brian Ray

Nov. 22, 2012 – Homily for Thanksgiving Day at Holy Family Parish, Williston, Fla.

Nov. 4, 2012 – Homily for the Mass Prior to the General Election 2012

Oct. 15, 2012 – Homily for the Mass at the Shrine of the Florida Martyrs, Tallahassee, Fla. [Spanish]

Oct. 11, 2012 – Homily for the Feast of Our Lady of La Leche, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine/English [Spanish]

Sept. 30, 2012 – Homily for the Dedication Mass of the Father Michael J. Larkin Center, Jacksonville

June 17, 2012 – Remarks to the 2012 Class of the Ministry Formation Program, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

May 19, 2012 – “To the Next Level” Catholic Men’s Conference Mass Homily, Wyndham Riverwalk, Jacksonville

March 10, 2012 – Opening Mass Homily for Eucharistic Congress, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jacksonville

Jan. 29, 2012 – Homily for the Charismatic Conference, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Orange Park

Jan. 15, 2012 – Homily for the Interfaith Prayer Service in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jacksonville

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