Peter Is Here

6th Sunday after Pentecost 2016 Fr. Superior focuses on the great feasts to be celebrated this week, including the Apostles Peter and Paul and the great work of locating St. Peter’s bodily remains in Rome, the upcoming feast of the Most Precious Blood, the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and today’s commemoration of Sts.…

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Season For Prayer

5th Sunday after Pentecost 2016 Father begins by reflecting on Father’s Day and how all fatherhood is derived from the Holy Trinity and the great responsibility fathers have of doing all they can for their children.  St. Joseph is the model for all earthly fathers and we must emulate the great humility he displayed in…

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Peace: Our Reward For Virtue

4th Sunday after Pentecost Father first reminds us of the wonderful Feasts on the calendar this week, particularly that of St. Anthony – called the Wonder Worker because of his tremendous impact on the Church after his relatively short life on earth.  Subsequently, Father turns to the readings for today’s Mass and concentrates on the…

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Connecting Two Great Feasts

2nd Sunday after Pentecost 2016 In this sermon we learn that this Sunday serves as a bridge between two important Feasts – Corpus Christi and Our Lord’s Sacred Heart.  The parable in today’s gospel of the master’s invitation to his supper is used to admonish those people who will come up with any excuse to…

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Who Is The Holy Spirit?

Pentecost Sunday 2016 This sermon focuses on why we need the Holy Spirit in our times.  The term Pentecost means 50 days (after Our Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection) and on this day the Holy Spirit descended upon Blessed Mother and the Apostles.  This action of the Holy  Spirit transformed them into veritable spiritual warriors…

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Keep A Good Conscience

Sermon From 7th Sunday After Pentecost 2015 Compline, the final prayer of the Divine Office each day, reminds us that our struggle is against the devil who is the primary source of our temptations.  We can overcome him by a pure intention supported by the sacraments, prayer and moral practices.  We should avoid the occasions…

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Prepare For The Second Coming

Sermon From 9th Sunday After Pentecost 2013 During the announcements today we learn what things are necessary for the upcoming Confirmations.  This Mass is a warning so we are ready when Our Lord returns for the Final Judgment.  Jerusalem and people in general live lives of distraction which deflects their attention from the important things…

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My Happiest Day

Sermon From 2nd Sunday After Pentecost 2013 Today our children receive their First Holy Communion. Our Lord left us this sacrament so we would not be orphans when He ascended into heaven. The Holy Eucharist and the special graces given by Christ will help us to reach heaven. The state of grace in us means…

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Pentecost And The Holy Ghost

Pentecost Sunday 2013 Father begins by explaining the beauty and meaning of the Pentecost vestments that were given to him on his anniversary of ordination. The sermon continues in describing that today begins the visible reign of the Holy Ghost Who is called the forgotten Person of Love. Pentecost and its octave close out the…

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