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Jul 2021
14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; July 4, 2021 Readings: Ez 2:2-5; Ps 123:1-4; 2 Cor 12:7-10; Mk 6:1-6 In the middle of today’s Gospel reference was made to the brothers and sisters of Jesus; the brothers were even named: James, Joseph, Judas, and Simon. On the basis of this Gospel it is often asserted, contrary to the Catholic faith, that Mary had other children after Jesus. Even taking the word ‘brother’ in the strictest sense of the word the conclusion is not certain because if Joseph had been previously married, then, any children of......

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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time
June 26, 2021

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; June 27, 2021 Readings: Wis 1:13-15,2:23-24; Ps 30:2,4-6,11-13; 2 Cor 8:7,9,13-15; Mk 5:21-43 In today’s Gospel we heard about a woman who touched the man, Jesus, who is the Son of God...


12º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
June 19, 2021

12º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 20 de junio, 2021 Lecturas: Job 38,1.8-11; Salmo 106,23-26.29-31; 2 Cor 5,14-17; Mc 4,35-41 La imaginación moderna ha sido formada fuertemente por la visión del mundo que viene de la ciencia moderna,...


12th Sunday of Ordinary Time
June 19, 2021

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; June 20, 2021 Readings: Job 38:1,8-11; Psalm 107:23-26,28-31; 2 Cor 5:14-17; Mk 4:35-41 The modern imagination is very much shaped by the modern scientific view of the world, but the scientific view...


11th Sunday of Ordinary Time
June 12, 2021

11th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; June 13, 2021 Readings: Ezekiel 17:22-24; Ps 92:2-3,13-16; 2 Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 We walk by faith, not by sight. These words of St. Paul mean that in the last analysis faith...


Corpus Christi
June 05, 2021

Corpus Christi

Fr. Joseph Levine; June 6, 2021 Readings: Ex 24:3-8; Ps 116:12-13,15-18; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16,22-26 When I am lifted up above the earth I will draw all things to myself. (Jn 12:32) The ‘lifting up’...


Trinity Sunday
May 29, 2021

Trinity Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; May 30, 2021 Readings: 4:32-34,39-40; Ps 33:4-6,9,18-20,22; Rm 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20 In today’s 1st reading Moses calls the people of Israel to reflect upon the goodness that God has shown them, drawing...


Santísima Trinidad
May 29, 2021

Santísima Trinidad

Padre Joseph Levine; 30 de mayo, 2021 Lecturas: Dt 4,32-34.39-40; Salmo 32,4-6.9.18-20.22; Rm 8,14-17; Mt 28,16-20 En la 1ª lectura de hoy Moisés invita al pueblo de Israel para que mediten sobre la bondad que...


Pentecost
May 22, 2021

Pentecost

Fr. Joseph Levine; May 23, 2021 Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1,24,29-31,34; Gal 5:16-25; Jn 15:26-27,16:12-15 Why Pentecost? Or since the word means ‘the fiftieth day’, why did Jesus send the Holy Spirit upon his disciples...


Pentecostés
May 22, 2021

Pentecostés

Padre Joseph Levine; 23 de mayo, 2021 Lecturas: Hechos 2,1-11; Salmo 103,1.24.29-31.34; Gal 5,16-25; Jn 15,26-27;16,12-15 ¿Por qué Pentecostés? O siendo que la palabra significa ‘el quincuagésima día’, ¿por qué Jesús envió al Espíritu Santo...