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Jul 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 give order and structure to society. There is little confidence in government institutions and organizations; little confidence in major business institutions; little confidence in educational institutions, or health care institutions; little confidence in religious institutions. Connected with the loss of confidence is the general lack of leadership. I would suggest that underlying the loss of confidence in......

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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...


Message for the Ascension of the Lord
May 23, 2020

Message for the Ascension of the Lord

Fr. Joseph Levine; Sunday, May 24, 2020 Readings: Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3,6-,8-9; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20 God mounts his throne to shouts of joy. The one who mounts the throne of God is Jesus Christ,...


3rd Sunday of Easter
April 25, 2020

3rd Sunday of Easter

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 26, 2020 Readings: Acts 2:14,22-33; Ps 16:1-2,5,7-8,9-10,11; 1 Pe 1:17-21; Lk 24:13-35 In today’s Gospel we heard how on the first Easter Sunday two of Jesus’ disciples were walking downcast and...


Message for Easter Sunday
April 11, 2020

Message for Easter Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 12, 2020 Readings: Acts 10:34a,37-43; Ps 118:1-2,16-17,22-23; Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8; Jn 20:1-9 This year, as public Masses remain shut down because of the pandemic, we celebrate an Easter...


Mensaje para el Domingo de Ramos
April 04, 2020

Mensaje para el Domingo de Ramos

Padre Joseph Levine; 5 de abril, 2020 Lecturas: Is 50,4-7; Ps 22,2.8-9.17-18.19-20.23-24; Fil 2,6-11; Mt 26,14-27,66 Velen y oren, para no caer en la tentación. Las palabras que Jesús hablo a San Pedro en el...