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Oct 2020
29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; October 18, 2020 Readings: Is 45:1, 4-6; Ps 96:1,3-5,7-10; 1 Th 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21 With just two weeks left before the election, when everyone is weary of politics and wishing we were all over with it, God’s providence has assigned to us the great ‘political Gospel’: Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God. The words are evidently true and just, but their meaning might not be so obvious as we tend to think. In today’s world, someone might easily take these words......

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October 21, 2019

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached October 20, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s Gospel Jesus gives us a lesson about the need to pray always without becoming weary. At the end of the lesson he...


October 22, 2018

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached October 21, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon “This is the chalice of my Blood, the Blood of the new and eternal covenant, which will be poured out for you and for...


October 23, 2017

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached October 22, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The classic definition of the virtue of justice is the “constant and perpetual will to render to each one what belongs to him.” (cf....