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Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 10/17/16

Maybe God doesn’t say “Yes” to our prayers because we’ve been asking for a scorpion, when an egg would better meet our deepest desires.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 10/10/16

Faith and gratitude are inseparable. Both require us to have humility, to realize that our concerns are secondary to God’s concerns.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 10/02/16

My motivation shouldn’t be based on God’s judgment. It should be based on God’s love for me!

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 09/18/16

In this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, let us focus on God’s mercy––a mercy which we do not deserve!

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 09/11/16

When I was first ordained, I was petrified to hear confessions. Wouldn’t it be ugly and embarrassing?

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 09/05/16

With new horrors unfolding in Syria and the canonization of Mother Teresa, today's readings seem especially relevant to our current events.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 08/29/16

The themes in the Gospel of Luke are "abundantly clear," says Paulist Fr. Rich Andre in this week's homily. "Everyone has a place at the...

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 08/21/16

The key to salvation? Discipleship. To have a personal relationship with God.

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 08/15/16

Instead of focusing on how Mary may be different from the rest of us, we need to look for what we have in common with...

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 08/14/16

When we disagree with other people around us, how can we be sure that we are the ones being true to the gospel?

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 08/07/16

Jesus instructs us to simplify our lives and to trust in God. He uses the phrase, “gird your loins.” In today’s language it might be...

Paulist Fr. Rich Andre | 07/31/16

Our readings this week are on a theme older than Christianity itself: the danger of wealth.