I’m not going to lie: this year’s Good Friday was made much more poignant due to my recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I struggled at a few moments to hold it together.

Click the play button above for my Good Friday homily (Mar. 30, 2018).

See the readings at usccb.org.)


‪In the photo below, a fellow pilgrim is touching the rock of Golgotha. A hole exists under the main altar, allowing us to touch the location where Jesus died.‬

‪Love was poured out on this very spot. For me. For you.‬

‪This is why we call this day #GoodFriday.‬