Sermons by Rev. Father Joseph Levine


1st Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 02, 2019

Preached December 1, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Jesus Christ came once as Savior and he will come again as Judge. We prepare for Christ’s actual coming in judgment by receiving in...


Christ the King

Speaker: | November 25, 2019

Preached November 24, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King, which was only added to the Church’s calendar in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. Originally,...


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All Saints Day

Speaker: | November 01, 2019

Preached November 1, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I will begin with a comment on Halloween. There is a lot of controversy about Halloween. Some Christians say that celebrating Halloween is a...


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30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | October 29, 2019

Preached October 27, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today’s parable about the Pharisee and the tax-collector is meant for people who are serious about the practice of their faith. Jesus is not...


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27th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | October 07, 2019

Preached October 6, 2019; St. Peter’s Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s 1st reading the prophet Habakkuk cries out to God with the perennial human complaint. It is not only that I suffer unjustly,...