Fr. John preached at all of the Masses at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church this past weekend. In this homily from the noon Mass, Fr. John expresses his gratitude to the parish while encouraging the parishioners to say thank you by praising God with their lives and trusting in His goodness. Fr. John starts his new assignment as associate pastor at St. Mary Church in Monroe, Michigan later this week.
In this homily from the 8 AM Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church for the Feast of Pentecost, Fr. Simoneau contemplates Mary while discussing the dispositions necessary to make the reception of the Holy Spirit fruitful.
Fr. Simoneau discusses the five building blocks of the Holy Spirit in this homily from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Fr. John looks at Mary as our ideal set before us by God to guide us to the Father.
This is Fr. Simoneau's homily from the school Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Good Counsel.
This is Fr. Simoneau's homily for the Divine Mercy Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.
In this homily from the 10:30 AM Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church for Easter, Fr. Simoneau tells the congregants that they have reason to hope. Fr. John tells us that we should be able to be recognized as followers of Christ each day, and have no reason to be ashamed. He points out that the world is in the state that it is in due to continued doubt that Christ is the key to happiness.
In this homily from the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, Fr. Simoneau tells the congregants that Jesus is always here with us, He is always washing us, always calling us to be with Him, and always sending us out to speak to others about Him.
Fr. Simoneau preached at all of the weekend Masses this past weekend to continue the Rerouting series. Fr. John looks at what it means to cross the "border" while debunking the voices we may hear along the way. Fr. John uses the words of Pope Benedict XVI to remind the congregants that we have nothing to lose by letting Christ in our lives. In addition to the Sunday homilies, the parish is hosting Wednesday evening Rerouting Deeper Dive sessions to help pave the way. Resources for Rerouting, including video taped sessions and outlines, may be found on the parish website.