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Mar 2020
Message for the 5th Sunday of Lent

Fr. Joseph Levine; March 29, 2020. Readings: Ez 37:12-14; Ps 130:1-8; Rm 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45 Jesus wept. Jesus wept over the death of Lazarus, even though he knew well that he was about to raise him from the dead. Truly, Jesus knows all our suffering, all our hurt, and all our pain, and, even though he knows also how all things will work together for the good of those who love him, he weeps for us. Jesus weeps for all the misery of the world now in this time of pandemic. Jesus......

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Mensaje para el 4º Domingo de Cuaresma
March 21, 2020

Mensaje para el 4º Domingo de Cuaresma

22 de marzo, 2020 Lecturas: 1 Samuel 16,1.6-7.1-13; Salmo 22(23),1-6; Efesios 5,8-14; Juan 9,1-41 “Alégrate, Jerusalén, y que se reúnan cuantos la aman. Compartan su alegría los que estaban tristes, vengan a saciarse con su...


Message for the 4th Sunday of Lent
March 21, 2020

Message for the 4th Sunday of Lent

March 22, 2020 Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23:1-6; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 “Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her. Be joyful, all who were in mourning; exult and be satisfied at her...


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...


March 02, 2020

1st Sunday of Lent

Preached March 1, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon God created two interrelated orders, the order of nature and the order of supernature, or the order of grace. When I speak of the...


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...


February 10, 2020

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached February 9, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Last Sunday, on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, Jesus Christ, was proclaimed as the light of revelation to the Gentiles. (Lk...


The Presentation of the Lord
February 03, 2020

The Presentation of the Lord

Preached February 2, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today we have the joy of celebrating the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, an event we are familiar with...


January 27, 2020

3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached January 26, 2020 The past two Sundays we have focused on the theme of baptism and the supernatural life of grace that God gives us through baptism. Today, we have heard Jesus call Peter,...