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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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26º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario
September 26, 2020

26º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 27 de septiembre, 2020 Lecturas: Ez 18,15-28; Salmo 24,4-9; Filip 2,1-11; Mt 21,28-32 Hoy tan la 1ª lectura como el evangelio ponen el enfoque en hacer la voluntad de Dios; sea como...


25th Sunday of Ordinary Time
September 19, 2020

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; September 20, 2020 Readings: Is 55:6-9; Psalm 145:2-3,8-9,17-18; Ph 1:20-24,27; Mt 20:1-16 Seek the Lord while he may be found. That suggests there might be a time when it will no longer...


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...


19º Domingo Ordinario
August 08, 2020

19º Domingo Ordinario

Padre Joseph Levine; 9 de agosto, 2020 Lecturas: 1 Reyes 19, 9.11-13; Salmo 84, 9-14; Rom 9,1-5; Mt 14,22-33 En la 1ª lectura de hoy oímos del profeta Elías que escuchó la voz de Dios...


19th Sunday of Ordinary Time
August 08, 2020

19th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; August 9, 2020 Readings: 1 Kg 19:9a, 11-13a; Ps 85:9-14; Rm 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33 In today’s 1st reading we hear about the prophet Elijah hearing the voice of God in a still...


18th Sunday of Ordinary Time
August 01, 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,...


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...