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Jul 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 y entendidos, y las has revelado a la gente sencilla! Gracias, Padre, porque así te ha parecido bien. Estas palabras nos revela el misterio del Corazón Sagrado de Jesucristo, el Hijo de Dios hecho hombre, quien siempre está presente a nosotros y siempre está dándose a nosotros en la sagrada Eucaristía. San Lucas cuando nos relata las......

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Mensaje Para Corpus Christi
June 13, 2020

Mensaje Para Corpus Christi

Padre Joseph Levine, 14 de junio, 2020 Lecturas: Deut 8,2-3.14-16; Salmo 147,12-15.19-20; 1 Cor 10,16-17; Jn 6,51-58 Primero la verdad: No sólo de pan vive el hombre, sino también de toda palabra que sale de...


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,...


Message for 6th Sunday of Easter
May 16, 2020

Message for 6th Sunday of Easter

Fr. Joseph Levine; May 17, 2020 Readings: Acts 8:5-8,14-17; Ps 66:1-7,16,20; 1 Pe 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-21 Even if you should suffer because of righteousness, blessed are you. Do not fear what they fear, but sanctify...


Message for the 4th Sunday of Easter
May 01, 2020

Message for the 4th Sunday of Easter

Fr. Joseph Levine; May 3, 2020 Readings: Acts 21:14a,36-41; Psalm 23:1-6; 1 Pe 2:20b-25; Jn 10:1-10 One thing that the present pandemic should reveal to us is the radical deficit of truth telling, even in...


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...


3rd Sunday of Lent
March 17, 2020

3rd Sunday of Lent

Preached March 15, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Let me begin today with a doctrinal summary. The doctrine gives us the objective reality. Today’s Gospel will help us discover how to encounter...


March 09, 2020

2nd Sunday of Lent

Preached March 8, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Last Sunday, I spoke about the distinction and interrelation of the natural and supernatural orders, both created by God. The supernatural order, the order...


February 24, 2020

7th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached February 23, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon When Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate, Pilate asked whether he was a king. Far from denying his kingship, Jesus defined his kingship in a...