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Jan 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 the first reading we can imagine Samuel, as a young boy between 10 and 12. He has grown up serving the priest in the Temple, doing simple tasks, learning about God, what he has done in the history of his people, Israel, and the rituals of worship. He has been learning all this; he loves it, he......

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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...


Epiphany
January 03, 2021

Epiphany

Fr. Joseph Levine; January 3, 2021 Readings: Is 60:1-6; Ps 72:1-2,7-8,10-13; Eph 3:2-3,5-6; Mt 2:1-12 Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany. The word ‘epiphany’ means ‘manifestation’ or ‘revelation’; the feast celebrates the manifestation...


Holy Mother of God
January 02, 2021

Holy Mother of God

Fr. Joseph Levine; January 1, 2021 Readings: Nm 6:22-27; Ps 67:2-3,5-6,8; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21 In 431 AD the Bishops of the Catholic Church met for the 3rd ecumenical council in the city of Ephesus,...


4th Sunday of Advent
December 19, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent

Fr. Joseph Levine; December 20, 2020 Not all Scripture is created equal. In revealing to us the plan of divine providence, Scripture contains a record of God’s promises in the Old Testament and the New...


Christ the King
November 21, 2020

Christ the King

Fr. Joseph Levine; November 22, 2020 Readings: Ez 34:11-12,15-17; Ps 23:1-3,5-6; 1 Cor 15:20-26-28; Mt 25:31-46 Thus says the Lord God: I myself will look after and tend my sheep … I will judge between...


33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
November 14, 2020

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; November 15, 2020 Readings: Pr 31:10-13,19-20,30-31; Ps 128:1-5; 1 Th 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 When people are saying, ‘Peace and security,’ then sudden disaster comes upon them. The people St. Paul is referring...


30th Sunday of Ordinary Time
October 24, 2020

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; October 25, 2020 Readings: Ex 22:20-26; Ps 18:2-4;47,51; 1 Th 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 Love your neighbor as yourself. That is what is most important right? It doesn’t matter what you believe, just...


30º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
October 24, 2020

30º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 25 de octubre, 2020 Lecturas: Ex 22,20-26; Salmo 17,2-4.47.51; 1 Tes 1,5-10; Mt 22,34-40 En el evangelio de hoy Jesús resume toda la ley de Dios por dos mandamientos: Amarás al Señor,...


29th Sunday of Ordinary Time
October 17, 2020

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; October 18, 2020 Readings: Is 45:1, 4-6; Ps 96:1,3-5,7-10; 1 Th 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21 With just two weeks left before the election, when everyone is weary of politics and wishing we were...