Homilies

Please click the links below to hear selected homilies from liturgies celebrated at Father of Mercy Chapel. 

Fr. John Riccardo preached a beautiful homily at Sr. Rita Clare’s first profession of vows on August 6th, 2012. He is a a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit and was instrumental in Sr. Rita Clare’s conversion during her later college years. He gives a moving homily on love; “Love does stuff like that”.

Fr. John Riccardo, Sr. Rita Clare's First Profession

 

Bishop David ZubikBishop David Zubik is the 12th and current Bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.  We were privileged to have him celebrate Mass for us on October 22nd, 2011 at the dedication of our Divine Mercy image in Father of Mercy Chapel.  This also happened to be the first feast day of Blessed John Paul II.  Below is a wonderful homily on Divine Mercy and Blessed John Paul II.

Bishop David Zubik - Divine Mercy Relief Dedication

Bishop Daniel Conlon

Bishop R. Daniel Conlon is the former Bishop of the Diocese of Steubenville (2002-2011).  He presided at the Dedication of our new chapel, Father of Mercy, on August 1, 2010 and preached a beautiful homily that captured the spirituality of the chapel.  He was recently moved to the Diocese of Joliet, Illinois. We were very blessed by his presence  to us and are happy to share with you the Word he preached at such a historical event for our community.

Bishop R. Daniel Conlon - Father of Mercy Chapel Dedication

 

Fr. Boniface Hicks, O.S.B.Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B. is a Benedictine monk of St. Vincent’s Archabbey and is a programming manager and host for We Are One Body (WAOB) Catholic radio in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. We have been blessed to have him here celebrating Mass for us each month on our  Day of Renewal (a day of prayer and renewal for the Sisters).  Because his homilies have blessed us so much we began recording them in the hope that many more shall be blessed by His wisdom and depth. Enjoy!

Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B. - Unceasing Prayer and Penance

Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B. - Penance and the Incarnation

Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B. - Penance and the Eucharist

Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B. - The Prideful Presumption of Self Sufficiency

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