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Sep 2020
26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; September 27, 2020 Readings: Ez 18:25-28; Psalm 25:4-9; Ph 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 Both today’s 1st reading and today’s Gospel put the focus on doing the will of God; whatever we have done in the past, so long as we are in this life it is not too late to be converted to the will of God. Today’s 2nd reading reinforces this point by showing us the example of Jesus who became obedient unto death, even death on a Cross. I will return to this subject of obedience in more......

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26º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
September 26, 2020

26º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 27 de septiembre, 2020 Lecturas: Ez 18,15-28; Salmo 24,4-9; Filip 2,1-11; Mt 21,28-32 Hoy tan la 1ª lectura como el evangelio ponen el enfoque en hacer la voluntad de Dios; sea como...


Message for 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time
September 12, 2020

Message for 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; September 13, 2020 Readings: Sirach 27:30-28:7; Psalm 103:1-4,9-12; Rm 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35 Today’s 1st reading and Gospel complement each other with the themes of anger and forgiveness. Our 1st reading gives us...


23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
September 05, 2020

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; September 6, 2020 Readings: Ez 33:7-9; Ps 95:1-2,6-9; Rm 13:8-10; Mt 18:15-20 You are just, O Lord, and your judgment is right; treat your servant in accord with your merciful love. What...


17th Sunday of Ordinary Time
July 25, 2020

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; July 26, 2020 Readings: 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Ps 119:52, 72, 76-77, 127-130; Rm 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52 One characteristic of our times is the loss of confidence in the various institutions that...


16th Sunday of Ordinary Time
July 18, 2020

16th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; July 19, 2020 Readings: Wis 12:13,16-19; Ps 86:5-6,9-10,15-16; Rm 8:26-27; Mt 13:24-43 The parable of the wheat and the weeds that we have heard today addresses one of the most basic problems...


Mensaje para el 14º Domingo Ordinario
July 04, 2020

Mensaje para el 14º Domingo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 5 de julio, 2020 Lecturas: Zac 9,9-10; Salmo 144,1-2.9-11.13-14; Rm 8,9.11-13; Mt 11,25-30 ¡Te doy gracias, Padre, Señor del cielo y de la tierra, porque has escondido estas cosas a los sabios...


13th Sunday of Ordinary Time
June 27, 2020

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; June 28, 2020 Readings: 2 Kgs 4:8-11,14-16; Ps 89:2-3,16-19; Rm 6:3-4,8-11; Mt 10:37-42 Jesus Christ, the Son of God made man, says: Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not...


Message for Pentecost Sunday
May 30, 2020

Message for Pentecost Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; Sunday, May 31, 2020 Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1,24,29-30,31,34; 1 Cor 12:3b-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The miracle of Pentecost is not that of people speaking in unknown tongues, but of people of different...