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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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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...


21st Sunday of Ordinary Time
August 22, 2020

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time Fr. Joseph Levine; August 23, 2020 Readings: Is 22:19-23; Ps 138:1-3,6,8; Rm 11:33-36; Mt 16:13-20 You are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates...


21º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
August 22, 2020

21º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

21º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario Padre Joseph Levine; 23 de agosto, 2020 Lecturas: Is 22,19-23; Salmo 137,1-3.6.8; Rom 11,33-36; Mt 16,13-20 Tú eres Pedro y sobre esta piedra edificaré mi iglesia. Los poderes del infierno...


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...


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,...