Pope Francis pleads priests to give short, clear homilies.
“Let your words be simple so that everyone can understand. Don’t give long homilies,” the pope said. “Allow me to ask you to remember your dad and how very happy he was to have found another parish in a town nearby where the Mass was celebrated without a homily!”
“Homilies should be the transmission of God’s grace. Simple, so that everyone can understand them and everyone will want to become a better person,” – Pope Francis.