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Aug 2020
18th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; August 2, 2020 Readings: Is 55:1-3, Ps 145:8-9, 15-18; Rm 8:35,37-39; Mt 14:13-21 In 304 AD, during the persecution of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, 49 Christians of Abitina in modern day Tunisia, led by the priest St. Saturninus, were accused of illegally partaking of Sunday worship. Asked why they had violated the Emperor’s command, one of them responded, Sine dominico non possumus vivere. The literal meaning is: “We cannot live without the Lord’s Day.” The sustenance of life, the bread of life they were accustomed to receive on the......

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18º Domingo Ordinario
August 01, 2020

18º Domingo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 2 de agosto, 2020 Lecturas: Is 55,1-3; Salmo 144,8-9.15-18; Rom 8,35.37-39; Mt 14,13-21 En 304 AD, durante la persecución del Imperador Romano Diocleciano, 49 cristianos de Abitinia que se encuentra en el...


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...


15th Sunday of Ordinary Time
July 11, 2020

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; July 12, 2020 Readings: Is 55:10-11; Ps 65:10-14; Rm 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-23 My word shall not return to me void, but shall do my will, achieving the end for which I sent...


13º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
June 27, 2020

13º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 28 de junio, 2020 Lecturas: 2 Reyes 4,8-11.14-16; Salmo 88,2-3.16-19; Rom 6,3-4.8-11; Mt 10,37-42 Jesús, el Hijo de Dios hecho hombre, dice: El que ama a su padre o a su madre...


13th Sunday of Ordinary Time
June 27, 2020

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; June 28, 2020 Readings: 2 Kgs 4:8-11,14-16; Ps 89:2-3,16-19; Rm 6:3-4,8-11; Mt 10:37-42 Jesus Christ, the Son of God made man, says: Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not...


Message for 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time
June 20, 2020

Message for 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Levine; June 21, 2020 Readings: Jer 20:10-13; Ps 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-35; Rm 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33 June 13 was the day the Church celebrated St. Anthony of Padua. Everyone knows and loves St. Anthony....