Christ wants a relationship with me but can only come to me if I recognize I need a Savior.
Prepare for your encounter with Christ with Enthusiasm.
While speaking to a gathering of the OLGC Men's Prayer Breakfast Group on Tuesday night before Thanksgiving, Fr. John Simoneau asks us to turn to God and ask for His help as we try and make the world a better place to live.
Christ is your King whether you choose Him or not, yet it is better for you to choose Him.
Fr. Simoneau discusses the intention of giving while considering the gospel account of St. Mark (MK 12:38-44) in this homily from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Fr. John asks the congregants to consider what they are doing with the gifts they have received from God.
How well do you know your weakness so that you really desire to meet Christ? Will your meeting Him change your life?
Fr. Simoneau preaches about the importance of service and encourages the congregants to consider the various possibilities available to serve the church.
Fr. John preached on the gospel (MK 10:17-30) to offer inspiration and an example of how to read the Bible with understanding on a daily basis.
Fr. Simoneau discusses the value of praying the rosary in this homily from a school Mass at St. Catherine Academy.
Encounter, Grow and Witness Christ: Practical reflections on resolutions.
Fr. John preaches about the importance of confession in this homily from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.
This is Fr. John's homily from the noon Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel.
This is Fr. John's homily from the 5 PM Mass.
Fr. John explained that Catholicism is not trying to avoid sin as much as it is doing good and loving our Lord in everyone we meet.
Fr. John asks us to question how much we pay attention to God’s love and deepen the amount of love we pour into little acts we do throughout the week.
Fr. John spoke about the Ecclesiology of Christ’s multiplying the loaves and fishes. How He wants us to be excited about Him, to receive his graces through the Church and to distribute them to all we meet.
Fr. John spoke on the need to not take our Lord for granted. Once we know Him, we can never take him for granted. Homework: to kiss the crucifix in your house everyday.
In his first Sunday homily from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Fr. Simoneau introduces himself while transmitting his joy in having the honor of communicating his love for Christ to the OLGC community during his stay in Plymouth over the next few years. May we all know Christ more!