Sunday Homilies with Fr. Mike Schmitz

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

281 episodes of Sunday Homilies with Fr. Mike Schmitz since the first episode, which aired on October 8th, 2018.

  • 03/01/20 Un-Done: We've Come Undone

    March 1st, 2020  |  25 mins 55 secs
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    Homily from the First Sunday of Lent. This world is not perfect. And we are not perfect. But imperfect does not mean unloved.

  • 02/26/20 He Sees. He Cares.

    February 27th, 2020  |  12 mins 24 secs
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    Homily from Ash Wednesday. We all desire to be heard and seen...to know we matter. Jesus reveals that even your actions in secret are known by the Father and they matter to Him.

  • 02/23/20 Defiant Love

    February 24th, 2020  |  25 mins 10 secs
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    Homily from the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Universe is indifferent to us. People can be vicious to us. The Christian’s response is not indifference nor viciousness. The Christian response is to love in the face of indifference and evil.

  • 02/16/20 More Than A Criminal Heart

    February 17th, 2020  |  28 mins 45 secs
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    Homily from the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Sermon on the Mount reveals the truth about our hearts: we need the Law. But God wants us to be free from the Law. Not by abolishing the Law, but by making our hearts like His.

  • 02/09/20 Good...For Nothing?

    February 10th, 2020  |  21 mins 52 secs
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    Homily from the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. God trusts us with being His representatives in this world. God has made us good for a purpose. Do we live in such a way that we have been made good for nothing?

  • 02/02/20 Underestimated: Unimpressive

    February 2nd, 2020  |  20 mins 36 secs
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    Homily from the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Most of life is made up of unimpressive moments and unimpressive seasons. If we are constantly waiting for the next “peak moment“ we will miss out on most of life…and also most peak moments.

  • 01/26/20 Underestimated: Silence is Not Absence

    January 26th, 2020  |  25 mins 57 secs
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    Homily from the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. Do not underestimate what God is doing when it seems like God is doing nothing.

  • 01/19/20 Underestimated: Single Unifying Principle

    January 20th, 2020  |  21 mins 25 secs
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    Homily from the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. It is “too little” to remain who you are instead of becoming who God needs you to be.

  • 12/25/19 One Star

    December 25th, 2019  |  20 mins 44 secs
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    Homily from the Nativity of the Lord. God will always fulfill His promises. Is that enough?

  • 12/22/19 Available and Capable

    December 22nd, 2019  |  24 mins 2 secs
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    Homily from the Fourth Sunday of Advent. God does not need us. But He has demonstrated that He does not want to heal, transform, or save the world without our help.

  • 12/08/19 The Gift That Changes Everything

    December 8th, 2019  |  26 mins 42 secs
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    Homily from the Second Sunday of Advent. To be gripped by God is not supposed to be comfortable. The Prophet says that the great gift of the Spirit is the fear of the Lord. But what is it?

  • 12/01/19 Before Goodbye

    December 1st, 2019  |  18 mins 12 secs
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    Homily from the First Sunday of Advent. Goodbyes can be painful. The goodness of the goodbye comes down to what we do with the time before goodbye.

  • 11/24/19 A King Who Remembers

    November 24th, 2019  |  25 mins 59 secs
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    Homily from the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. It is easy to feel forgotten and forsaken…even by God. But God notices, loves, and remembers you.

  • 11/17/19 CompariSIN: Stealing Joy

    November 18th, 2019  |  25 mins 24 secs
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    Homily from the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. If comparison is a thief of joy, then we have to learn how to steal it back. Because there are some things worth celebrating.

  • 11/10/19 CompariSIN: Incomparable

    November 10th, 2019  |  29 mins 13 secs
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    Homily from the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. How can we become invincible to comparison?

  • 11/03/19 CompariSIN: Infinitely Preferred

    November 4th, 2019  |  33 mins 16 secs
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    Homily from the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. What makes them so great? What makes me so awful? When someone else being honored or loved more than we are meets our insecurity, we are tempted to tell stories…about them and about ourselves.