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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost – September 18, 2016 by Father Joseph Colletti

Written on September 24, 2016 at 3:19 pm, by

“Have faith, son, thy sins are forgiven.” The Words of our Blessed Lord as recorded in the gospel today. In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Faith Preceded Miracles Throughout the ministry of Our Lord Jesus, we find Him always in the gospels preaching and teaching […]

Feast of Saint Padre Pio – September 23, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 24, 2016 at 2:51 pm, by

St Augustine’s Sermon On Pastors All good shepherds are in the one Shepherd We have seen that Christ feeds you with judgement, and he distinguishes the sheep that are his from those that are not. The sheep that are mine, he says, hear my voice and follow me.   Here I see all good shepherds […]

Sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost – September 11, 2016 by Father Paul Sretenovic

Written on September 15, 2016 at 2:50 pm, by

Pre-Sermon During this octave of Maria Bambina, the Holy Nativity of Our Lady, we have an opportunity to draw closer to our Mother (we could say our “little” Mother, as a child). Think, if we were able to go back in time and hold our own mother as a newborn infant and what that would […]

On the Feast of Mary of Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary – September 15, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 15, 2016 at 2:05 pm, by

On the Feast of Mary of Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary,  – 20th Anniversary of my First Mass! God our Father, when Jesus, your Son, was raised up on the cross, it was your will that Mary, his mother, should stand there and suffer with him in her heart. Grant that, in union […]

Save Me O God – September 8, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 12, 2016 at 6:09 pm, by

Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck. I am stuck in bottomless mud; I am adrift in deep waters and the flood is sweeping me away. I am exhausted with crying out, my throat is parched, my eyes are failing as I look out for my God. Those who […]

“Unless You Deny Yourself, You Cannot Be My Disciples.”- September 11, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 12, 2016 at 2:01 pm, by

When I was 34 years old the words I learned in my childhood suddenly came to me like lightnings: “Unless you deny yourself, you cannot be my disciples.” I felt I was doomed, for I knew that I did not deny myself! The words of Christ returned to save me. This was the time when […]

The Most Holy Name of Mary – September 12, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 12, 2016 at 1:30 pm, by

Praised be Jesus Christ Mary Immaculate! From Prophet Ezekiel 2:8-3:11,16-21 The voice said to me: “You, son of man, listen to the words I say; do not be a rebel like that rebellious set. Open your mouth and eat what I am about to give you.’ I looked. A hand was there, stretching out to […]

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – September 8, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 10, 2016 at 6:03 pm, by

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Let us celebrate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary with the greatest devotion.* The light of her life shines out upon the world. Today the Virgin Mary was born of the race of David: through her the salvation of the world was made manifest to all who believe.* […]

On the Feast of Saint Nicholas – September 10, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 10, 2016 at 4:21 pm, by

On the Feast of Saint Nicholas Nicholas, called of Tolentino because he lived for a long time in that city, was born in the town of Sant’Angelo in Ancona of devout parents who obtained him from God by prayer and the intercession of St. Nicholas. The boy gave evidence of many virtues, especially of abstinence. […]

O Lord Have Mercy On Me – September 2, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on September 7, 2016 at 5:31 pm, by

O God, have mercy on me in your abundance of mercy wipe out my guilt. Wash me ever more from my guilt and cleanse me from my sin. For I know how guilty I am: my sin is always before me. Against you, you alone have I sinned, and I have done evil in your […]