Chrism Mass 2019

A lot has happened in the Church and the world since the celebration of our last Chrism Mass. It would be an understatement to say that it’s been a difficult… Read More

Solemnity of Saint Joseph

Mass at Saint Joseph High School, South Bend – March 19, 2019 I’d like to begin this homily with giving some advice to all the young women here present, advice… Read More

Citizens of the Kingdom Not of This World

The following is the homily preached by Bishop Rhoades at St. Joseph Parish in Mishawaka on Nov. 25th, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe: On… Read More

Chrism Mass, 2018

Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed One. He affirms this in the synagogue of Nazareth when He reads from the scroll the words of Isaiah: “The Spirit of the Lord… Read More