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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

Written on March 7, 2019 at 4:36 pm, by

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 […]

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany – February 3, 2019 by Father Paul Alvarez Norton

Written on February 8, 2019 at 10:03 pm, by

n 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. Today’s gospel is that of St. Matthew which describes Jesus with his disciples and the storm on the sea of Galilee. The great Archbishop Marcel LeFebvre said in his […]

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Epiphany – January 27, 2019 by Father Paul Sretenovic

Written on February 5, 2019 at 5:17 pm, by

Father began the sermon by reciting the Hail Mary.   There is an example today in the gospel of two very humble men, men who we need to emulate and imitate, especially with regard to our approach to the sacraments of Confession and Holy Communion. The first man today, a Jew and a leper, who […]

Sermon for the Second Sunday after Epiphany – January 20, 2019 by Father Paul Alvarez Norton

Written on January 29, 2019 at 12:16 am, 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. Some weeks ago I went to a winery to buy some wine. After I paid, an employee asked me if I was a Catholic priest. Yes, I am a traditional […]