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Apr 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. He showed to his Apostles that he, whom they had seen crucified, was again a living man, with flesh and bones, never to die again. This is the solid reality that lies at the foundation of our faith. This is a life-changing reality because it is a life-giving reality. Jesus then commissioned his Apostles as his witnesses......

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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...


Domingo de Pascua
April 04, 2021

Domingo de Pascua

Padre Joseph Levine; 4 de abril, 2021 Jesucristo es el Vencedor y Conquistador del pecado y de la muerte. Esto es nuestra fe. Por su sufrimiento y muerte en la Cruz él dio un sentido...


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...


4th Sunday of Lent
March 13, 2021

4th Sunday of Lent

Fr. Joseph Levine; March 14, 2021 Readings: 2 Chr 36:14-16,19-23; Ps 137:1-6; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21 Rejoice, Jerusalem! Those are the words that begin the entrance antiphon today, that make this to be the joyful...


3rd Sunday of Lent
March 07, 2021

3rd Sunday of Lent

Fr. Joseph Levine; March 7, 2021 Readings: Ex 20,1-17; Ps 19,8-11; 1 Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 In today’s 1st reading we heard God’s proclamation of the Ten Commandments to all the people; yes, all the...


2nd Sunday of Lent
February 28, 2021

2nd Sunday of Lent

Fr. Joseph Levine; February 28, 2021 Readings: Gen 22:1-2,9-13,15-18; Ps 116:10,15-19; Rm 8:31-34; Mk 9:12-10 “Why bother?” What, finally, is the point of all the works of fasting and self-denial that we undertake during Lent?...


1º Domingo de Cuaresma
February 20, 2021

1º Domingo de Cuaresma

Padre Joseph Levine; 21 de febrero, 2021 Lecturas: Gn 9,8-15; Salmo 24,4-9; 1 Ped 3:18-22; Mc 1,12-15 El evangelio de hoy empieza con unas palabras que pudieran asustar: El Espíritu impulsó a Jesús a retirarse...