Father Joseph Ill, pastor of Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco, gave an eight-minute homily on Sunday, February 28 on the faith of Abraham.

 

Father Illo read a litany of our worries – the implosion of the Church, the conflicting messages we are getting from Rome, the weakness of our clergy and laity, our country, but in the end we have to listen to the Bible who says do not resist the Lord who sometimes takes things.

A 15-second excerpt from the homily (at 6:57):

“I love  Mother Teresa’s beautiful phrase – He who took so much from her, she who endured a dark night of desolation for over 50 years – she said with a smile: give what He takes and take what He gives…”