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Apr 2020
3rd Sunday of Easter

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 26, 2020 Readings: Acts 2:14,22-33; Ps 16:1-2,5,7-8,9-10,11; 1 Pe 1:17-21; Lk 24:13-35 In today’s Gospel we heard how on the first Easter Sunday two of Jesus’ disciples were walking downcast and defeated away from the Holy City of Jerusalem. Their hopes had been dashed because they had thought Jesus of Nazareth was the man who would deliver Israel, but he had been brutally crucified by the Romans, after being handed over to them by the leaders of their own people. As they walk along a mysterious stranger joins......

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Domingo de la Divina Misericordia
April 18, 2020

Domingo de la Divina Misericordia

Padre Joseph Levine; 19 de abril, 2020 Lecturas: Hechos 2,43-47; Salmo 117,2-4.13-15.22-24; 1 Pe 1,3-9; Jn 20,19-31 El domingo de Pascua escribí de la necesidad de vivir según la fe que nos eleva en cima...


Divine Mercy Sunday
April 18, 2020

Divine Mercy Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 19, 2020 Readings: Acts 2:42-47; Ps 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; 1 Pe 1:3-9; Jn20:19-31 On Easter Sunday, I wrote about the need to live by a faith the elevates us above passion and emotion,...


Message for Easter Sunday
April 11, 2020

Message for Easter Sunday

Fr. Joseph Levine; April 12, 2020 Readings: Acts 10:34a,37-43; Ps 118:1-2,16-17,22-23; Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8; Jn 20:1-9 This year, as public Masses remain shut down because of the pandemic, we celebrate an Easter...


Mensaje para el Domingo de Ramos
April 04, 2020

Mensaje para el Domingo de Ramos

Padre Joseph Levine; 5 de abril, 2020 Lecturas: Is 50,4-7; Ps 22,2.8-9.17-18.19-20.23-24; Fil 2,6-11; Mt 26,14-27,66 Velen y oren, para no caer en la tentación. Las palabras que Jesús hablo a San Pedro en el...


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...


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...