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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Praised Be Jesus Christ! Saint Gregory of Nyssa on the Beatitudes by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos o.f.m.

Written on June 27, 2016 at 6:26 pm, by

  Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Bodily health is a good thing, but what is truly blessed is not only to know how to keep one’s health but actually to be healthy. If someone praises health but then goes and eats food that makes him ill, what is the […]

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – June 19, 2016 by Father Joseph Colletti

Written on June 27, 2016 at 11:02 am, by

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. This is the Greatest Commandment As we find on every Sunday, the Gospel of Jesus Christ has a message, if not a teaching, for all of us and today is no different. The Church today wishes to teach us […]

Praised Jesus Christ – HE IS OUR GOD, True Love, the POWER of Friendship from Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos o.f.m. – June 21, 2016

Written on June 22, 2016 at 10:57 am, by

“War broke out again and David went out to fight against the Philistines; he inflicted a great defeat on them and they fled before him. An evil spirit from the Lord came on Saul while he was sitting in his house with his spear in his hand; David was playing the harp. Saul tried to […]

Living Food for Thought from Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos o.f.m. – June 19, 2016

Written on June 20, 2016 at 2:01 pm, by

  While I was studying Card. Ratzinger’s  // later Pp Benedict // answer to the Crisis in Biblical interpretation, he began with Wladimir Soloviov, a Russian philosopher friend of Dostoyevskij, this man, Soloviov died in 1900 and I found this quote from him, I thought worth sharing it: “As long as the dark foundation of […]

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost – June 12, 2016 by Father Paul Sretenovic

Written on June 18, 2016 at 8:43 pm, by

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Father began the sermon by reciting the Hail Mary. Summer is a Time for Caution Today is the 4th Sunday after Pentecost, the point when the vestments are finally green again. This is indicative that we have passed through […]

Sermon for Trinity Sunday – May 22, 2016 by Father Joseph Colletti

Written on June 18, 2016 at 7:39 pm, by

  We begin, as we begin and end all things: In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Qui cum Unigenito Filio Tuo et Spiritu Sancto, Unus es Deus, Unus es Dominus Glory and praise to God the Holy Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy […]

Willing to Listen – May 30, 2016 from Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos o.f.m.

Written on June 17, 2016 at 4:48 pm, by

A colloquy of St Dorotheus The reason for all disturbance is that no-one blames himself My brethren, let us consider how it can happen so often that someone hears something unpleasant and goes away untroubled, as if he had not heard it; and yet sometimes he is disturbed and troubled as soon as he hears […]

Father Joseph Colletti on the Occasion of His 45th Anniversary of the Ordination to the Priesthood – May 29, 2016. Sunday within the Octave of Corpus Christi and Second Sunday after Pentecost

Written on June 17, 2016 at 3:42 pm, by

  “Understand the meaning of what you do. Imitate what you celebrate. Model your life on the mystery of the Cross.” The words of instruction taken from the rite of ordination of priests spoken by the ordaining bishop to six of us on that most awesome day, May 29, 1971 in Lafayette, Indiana in the […]

He Will Strengthen You and Lift You! Amazing

Written on June 16, 2016 at 3:36 pm, by

  From Judges 6:1-6,11-24 From Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m. The Israelites did what displeases the Lord; the Lord gave them over for seven years into the hands of Midian, and Midian bore down heavily on Israel. To escape from Midian the Israelites used the mountain clefts and the caves and shelters. Whenever Israel […]

Forgive Me Lord

Written on June 16, 2016 at 2:22 pm, by

St Cyprian, martyr On the Lord’s Prayer From Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m. He continues, we ask Give us this day our daily bread. This can be understood both spiritually and literally, because either way of understanding is rich in divine usefulness to our salvation. For Christ is the bread of life, and this […]