Archbishop Chaput's speeches

Archbishop: Jesus, in Holy Family, modeled obedience

At the Family Fully Alive Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska, Archbishop Charles Chaput preached his Feb. 9 homily on the Gospel passage of finding Jesus in the Temple, with its lesson on obeying God’s word.

Archbishop sees biblical link in abundant love, faithfulness

In the school of love that is the family, the more unselfishly we love and teach others to love, the more human we become, said Archbishop Charles Chaput in a homily at the Family Fully Alive Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Memory, sex, and the making of ‘the new man’

The virtues of justice and courage once displayed by knights remain a call for Christian men today to struggle for the soul of a beautiful but broken world, and to reorder it, Archbishop Chaput told men at a conference Feb. 3 in Phoenix.

‘Amoris Laetitia’ and the nature of mercy

In a speech today in Houston, Archbishop Chaput spoke about the challenges of the church today, the challenges Amoris itself may seem to create; and how priests need to respond as “missionaries of mercy.”

Homily for the ordination of Bishop Alfred Schlert

"There’s no greater joy in the life of any bishop than to love as a father, and to be loved by God's sons and daughters as a father as well," said Archbishop Charles Chaput as he ordained Allentown's new bishop Aug. 31.

What’s next: Catholics, America and a world made new

In a talk today Archbishop Charles Chaput outlines 11 observations on today's culture, and a three-fold path forward: carve out silence that allows for God's voice; make room for prayer; and unplug from media in order to read a good book.

Homily at Justice for Immigrants and Refugees prayer service

Archbishop Chaput urged participants March 19 to "ask the Lord in our prayer today to protect and care for the immigrants who are fearful. We can’t do very much about them. We can do much more about ourselves."

Listen up, guys

Archbishop Charles Chaput had a strong and clear message to a men’s gathering in New York City Tuesday morning. He challenged them to be the kind of men their families and communities need.

The task for Christian ‘strangers’ is to live the faith we proclaim

In a talk Monday night in New York City on his new book "Strangers in a Strange Land," Archbishop Charles Chaput explained how Catholics can renew the church and America, both of which are experiencing dramatic changes.

Homily for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Watch Archbishop Charles Chaput's homily for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan. 29, in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia.