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May 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 a sus discípulos 50 días después de su resurrección? Entre el pueblo judío Pentecostés se conoce como shavuot que quiere decir ‘la fiesta de las semanas’; la ley de Moisés mandó su celebración siete semanas después de la pascua como celebración de las primicias de la cosecha. Sin embargo, la fiesta tuvo otro sentido, porque después de......

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Ascension of the Lord
May 15, 2021

Ascension of the Lord

Fr. Joseph Levine; May 16, 2021 Readings: Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3,6-9; Eph 4:1-13; Mk 16:15-20 What must it have been like for the Apostles after the Lord had been taken from their sight, after the...


Ascensión del Señor
May 15, 2021

Ascensión del Señor

Padre Joseph Levine; 16 de mayo, 2021 Lecturas: Hechos 1,1-11; Salmo 46,2-3.6-9; Ef 4,1-13; Mc 16,15-20 Después que el Señor subió al cielo y los ángeles desaparecieron, podemos imaginar a los Apóstoles mirando uno al...


5th Sunday of Easter
May 01, 2021

5th Sunday of Easter

Fr. Joseph Levine; May 2, 2021 Readings: Acts 9:26-31; Ps 22:26-28,30-32; 1 Jn 3:18-24; Jn 15:1-8 Let us love not in word or speech but in deed and truth. The last Sunday that I preached,...


3rd Sunday of Easter
April 17, 2021

3rd Sunday of Easter

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 18, 2021 Readings: Act 3:13-15,17-19; Psalm 4:2,4,7-9; 1 Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48 Last Sunday I spoke about the solid reality of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. He is no mere ghost....


Divine Mercy Sunday
April 10, 2021

Divine Mercy Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 11, 2021 Readings: Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; 1 Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31 The victory that conquers the world is our faith. It is not just any old ‘faith’ that conquers the...


Easter Sunday
April 04, 2021

Easter Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 4, 2021 Jesus Christ is the victor over sin and death. That is our faith. By his suffering and death on the Cross he gave meaning and purpose to our suffering...


Good Friday
April 02, 2021

Good Friday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 2, 2021 On Palm Sunday, when we listened to the Passion according to St. Mark, we heard Jesus say, shortly before entering Gethsemane and immediately before announcing St. Peter’s denial, All...


Holy Thursday
April 01, 2021

Holy Thursday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 1, 2021 Holy Thursday is a light in the darkness of Holy Week. Holy Thursday comes to us from the Apostles. Or better, from Holy Thursday, through the Apostles, we receive...


Palm Sunday
March 27, 2021

Palm Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; March 28, 2021 Last Sunday I spoke about the intensity of Christ’s suffering and death, the greatness of the person who suffered and died for us, no less than the very Son...