Fr. Chris reflects on the whole question of being "judgmental," and tries to foster a healthy understanding of judgment.
Fr. Chris reflects on what Lenten Penances might teach us, and the need to trust in God.
Fr. Chris encourages us to go into Lent with intention, and to be opened to whatever it is that God wants to do in our lives and in our hearts this Lent.
This week Fr. Chris reflects on Jesus' saying "Be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect." He connects this saying to the teachings about penance and purgatory.
Fr. Chris reflects on the fact that Jesus is both very challenging, but also exceedingly loving and merciful.
This week, Fr. Chris looks at the name that John the Baptist gives to Jesus: The Lamb of God. He traces the origins of the concept of "the Lamb" from the book of Exodus, and connects this to Jesus Christ and to the Eucharist.
This week Fr. Chris reflects on the gifts that the Magi gave to Jesus: Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh.
This week, Fr. Chris reflects on the idea that Mary "kept these things, reflecting on them in her heart."
Fr. Chris reflects on what we might learn from the fact that, at Christmas, God comes to us as a baby.
This week, Fr. Chris tries to shed some light on what we might learn from St. Joseph.
This week, Fr. Chris reflects on Jesus' response to John the Baptist's question, "Are you the one who is to come, or should we look for another?" and how this relates to the first reading from the Prophet Isaiah (IS 35:1-6A, 10).
Fr. Chris reflects on gift-giving and how we might prepare a gift for Jesus. We apologize for the low-quality of this recording.
Fr. Chris Geiger's homily given at the Memorial Mass at St. Andrew to remember all of those who had passed away in the last year. He reflects on the pain of losing someone we love, and how we might find strength/comfort through a relationship with Mary.
Fr. Chris reflects on the reading from Maccabees (2 Mc 7:1-2, 9-14) and how this reading may give us a way of looking at the upcoming elections and the direction of our nation.
This week, Fr. Chris reflects on the Gospel account of Jesus and Zacchaeus. He encourages his listeners to allow Jesus to love them in the midst of their weaknesses, and to convert their lives to love and strive for Jesus Christ always.
This week Fr. Chris reflects on the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector who both go to pray in the temple. He comments on the idea of those who say that they are "trying to be a good person," and urges everyone to consider using the Sacrament of Confession.
Fr. Chris reflects on the parable of the dishonest judge and the widow... What it does tell us about prayer and what it doesn't.
Fr. Chris reflects on the reality of the power of Jesus Christ to heal even today, and shares a personal story of healing that he witnessed.
Fr. Chris reflects on the interaction between the rich man & Lazarus in the parable from Sunday's Gospel. He also reflects on family relationships and our relationship with Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.
This week Fr. Chris reflects on the parable of the "Dishonest Steward." Specifically, he looks at the reasons why the dishonest steward is commended for his dishonesty, and why Jesus says to "make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth."
Fr. Chris reflects on the parable of the Prodigal Son and encourages the practice of the sacrament of Confession.
Fr. Chris reflects on Jesus' difficult call to hate one's family as a requirement for discipleship.
In this homily, Fr. Chris reflects on relationships, and the difference between contracts and covenants. He also reflects on how all of this relates to the Eucharist.
Fr. Chris introduces the parish's plan to fast and pray for the country.