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Feb 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? This isn’t a self-help program; rather it is about salvation. When the people of Israel left Egypt and entered into the desert they were going somewhere. God had promised to lead them to a land flowing with milk and honey. Even in today’s 1st reading, when we listen to how Abraham obeyed God and was willing to......

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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...


1st Sunday of Lent
February 20, 2021

1st Sunday of Lent

Fr. Joseph Levine; February 21, 2021 Readings: Gen 9:8-15; Ps 25:4-9; 1 Pe 3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15 The Gospel today starts off with some stunning words: The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert. It could...


6th Sunday of Ordinary Time
February 13, 2021

6th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; February 14, 2021 Readings: Lv 13:1-2,44-46; Ps 32:1-2,5,11; 1 Cor 10:31-11:1; Mk 1:40-45 The past two Sundays I have spoken about Jesus coming to destroy the works of the devil and part...


5º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
February 06, 2021

5º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 7 de febrero, 2021 Lecturas: Jb 7,1-4.6-7; Salmo 146,1-6; 1 Cor 9,16-19.22-23; Mc 1,29-39 Para esto se ha manifestado el Hijo de Dios: para deshacer las obras del diablo. (1 Jn 3,8)...


5th Sunday of Ordinary Time
February 06, 2021

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; February 7, 2021 Readings: Job 7:1-4,6-7; Ps 147:1-6; 1 Cor 9:6-19,22-23; Mk 1:29-39 The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil. (1 Jn 3:8) Last...


4th Sunday of Ordinary Time
January 31, 2021

4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; January 31, 2021 Readings: Dt 18:15-20; Ps 95:1-2,6-9; 1 Cor 7:32-35; Mk 1:21-28 What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? The answer to...


4º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
January 31, 2021

4º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 31 de enero, 2021 Lecturas: Dt 18,15-20; Salmo 94,1-2.6-9; 1 Cor 7,32-35; Mc 1,21-28 ¿Qué quieres tú con nosotros, Jesús de Nazaret? ¿Has venido a acabar con nosotros? Actualmente la respuesta a...


2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
January 17, 2021

2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; January 17, 2021 Readings: 1 Sam 3:3-10,19; Ps 40:2,4,7-10; 1 Cor 6:13-15,17-20; Jn 1:35-42 Both today’s 1st reading and Gospel give us accounts of beautiful, intensely personal meetings with the Lord. In...


2º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
January 17, 2021

2º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 17 de enero, 2021 Lecturas: 1 Sam 3,3-10.19; Salmo 39,2.4.7-10; 1 Cor 6,13-15.17-20; Jn 1,35-42 Tan la 1ª lectura de hoy y el evangelio nos relatan encuentros hermosos y muy íntimos con...