Recorded Homilies at St. Dominic’s



September 2017

Sunday, September 17th, 2017 Fr. Charles from Nigeria

Daily Decisions Determine Destiny! Fr. Charles Onwordi, OP visits St. Dominic's in Benicia from Nigeria and preaches on forgiveness in the face of persecution and trusting God. The moment we seek revenge we become aggressors and God tells us "vengeance is mine". But how do we do this when in the face of such injustice, it is a constant struggle to commit to the 4 Ds of Love.

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 Admonish the Sinner

How can admonishing another persons sin be an act of Mercy? Br. Christopher Wetzel, O.P. preaches at St. Dominic's on the Spiritual Act of Mercy that is Admonishing The Sinner.

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Deacon Errol Kissinger preaches on the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary timeabout the trans-formative ability of suffering and how our Catholic faith solves this challenge.

August 2017

August 27th, 2017 Who do you say that I am?

Fr. Jerome Cudden, OP preaches on the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time at St. Dominic's Benicia. The Gospel reading asking the disciples who others say that he is, and then asking them directly who they say that he is? How do we know that Jesus is the Christ. Listen and learn.

Sunday, August 20th, 2017 Jesus and The Canaanite Woman

Fr. Jerome Cudden, O.P. preaches about Jesus' encounter with the Canaanite woman, she calls out to him as the Son of David. Her faith in Jesus as the Messiah becomes so clear even though it is still so unclear for his own people. What can we learn about faith from Jesus' exchange with this outsider.

Sunday, August 13th, 2017 Solemnity of Saint Dominic (Mass on the Grass)

Fr. Jerome Cudden, OP preaches about Saint Dominic at the annual celebration of our patron saint. In this homily he, Fr. Jerome encourages us to follow in Saint Dominic's tradition and spend more time in personal prayer building our relationship with God and then extending the fruits of that time spent in prayer by reaching out to speak with our neighbors, friends and family and work to share the truth of our Faith.

The Transfiguration (Fr. David) Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Fr. David Farrugia, OP preaches on the significance of the spiritual mountaintop of the Transfiguration. The transfiguration gives us the why of suffering and the courage to keep walking with Jesus so that we may share in his Glory.

Sunday, August 6th, 2017 The Transfiguration (Deacon Errol)

Deacon Errol Kisinger preaches at St. Dominic's Benicia on the Transfiguration. Until seeing Jesus transfigured Peter, James and John were happy to be students of the Master and to follow, but true discipleship requires us to become the flame itself for others.

July 2017

Sunday, July 16th, 2017 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. David preaches at St. Dominic's July 16th, 2017. In spite of all of the struggle of the seed that God has planted in us the harvest will come. There is hope because of our prayers and example the seed may still flourish either in our own hearts or for those of whom we pray.

Sunday July 9th, 2017 The 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Why do some people accept God in their lives while others do not believe? Fr. Jerome preaches at St. Dominic's on Sunday, July 9th, 2017. Listen and consider if you are one of the wise and the learned or the little ones.


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