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Sermon for Passion Sunday – April 7, 2019 by Father Paul Alvarez Norton

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Sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent – March 17, 2019 by Father Paul Alvarez Norton

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DOMINICA II IN QUADRAGESIMA Nothing that is unholy can enter the Kingdom of God. These are not empty words. This is not a trick to scare us. “God is not mocked” St. Paul reminds us. To enter into heaven you have to be holy. “Nothing unclean shall enter into the Kingdom of God” says St. […]

It is Good to Give Thanks to Thee O Lord Most High! Fr. Stephen, o.f.m.

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Sermon for the First Sunday of Lent – March 10, 2019 by Father Paul Sretenovic

Written on March 16, 2019 at 10:00 am, by

Father began the sermon by reciting the Hail Mary We are beginning Lent in earnest now. In this vitally important season for us, we need to learn the lesson of the Israelites in the Old Testament (you may have heard me say this before) who should have taken maybe forty days, even with women, children […]

During Lent Keep Saint Joseph Your Daily Companion – Father Stephen, o.f.m.

Written on March 14, 2019 at 3:11 pm, by

Oh St. Joseph, Whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God. I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh, St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your divine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having […]

Sermon for Sexagesima Sunday – February 24, 2019 by Father Paul Alvarez Norton

Written on March 7, 2019 at 5:12 pm, by

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Father began the sermon by reciting a Hail Mary. DOMINICA IN SEXAGESIMA St. Alphonsus Liguori used to say: “On what side does a tree fall when it is cut down? It falls on the side to which it inclines. […]

Sermon for Quinquagesima Sunday – March 3, 2019 by Father Paul Alvarez Norton

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Saint Peter Damian, Saint for February 23rd, by Father Stephen, o.f.m.

Written on February 27, 2019 at 5:11 pm, by

The holy Doctor Peter Damian was born of respectable parents at Ravenna. While he was still a suckling, his mother, overcome with the care of many children, cast him out to perish, but one of the women servants saved him when he was nigh to death, and fed him until natural affection appeared again in […]

Words of Comfort , Words of Caring – Father Stephen, o.f.m.

Written on February 26, 2019 at 3:49 pm, by

Praised be Jesus Christ! Dear Faithful, Two thoughts are risen in my conscience as we begin our Septuagesima with prior to the Lent: The first echoes Christ’s Passion, His Ascent to the Cross, and the second is His Gift of His Easter-Triumph of the Resurrection, giving Hope and Promise. These very different thoughts make the […]

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – February 10, 2019 by Monsignor Patrick Perez

Written on February 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm, by

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Monsignor began the sermon by reciting the Hail Mary. Pre-Sermon Just a couple of things – they are not a part of the announcements, not part of the sermon either – First of all, I hope you are all […]