Join In Penance

Ash Wednesday Evening 2019 Lent begins with the moving Epistle from the Prophet Joel which calls on all, especially the priests, to do penance for sin and thereby receive from God the blessings of His gifts.  Through prayer, fasting and almsgiving we separate ourselves from evil tendencies and open up to the infusion of God’s…

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Strength Is Made Perfect In Weakness

Sexagesima Sunday 2019 The Divine Office this week focuses on Noah and the Ark which is a symbol of Christ’s Cross; the Wood of each being the means of saving the world.  In the Epistle St. Paul defends himself against early heretics and records God’s encouraging words to him when he felt his weakness.  We…

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St. Peter, Model Of Priests

1st Friday July 2017 – Feast Of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Sts. Cyril and Methodius were blood brothers who were the missionaries that converted many of the people of central Europe.  Their Mass Alleluia mentions Melchisedech who is a mysterious person from the Old Testament that prefigures Our Lord’s priesthood.  St. Peter typifies everything a…

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St. Peter’s Faith And Virtues

Feast Of Saints Peter And Paul 2017 Today honors the martyrdom of Sts. Peter and Paul.  St. Peter is highlighted in Mass texts which describe his miraculous escape from prison and certain death plus his attesting to the divinity of Christ which secured the Church on the solid rock of St. Peters faith.  He was…

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I Shall Reign Despite My Enemies

3rd Sunday after Pentecost 2017 There is a social dimension concerning devotion to the Sacred Heart which comes from Our Lord’s petition to King Louis XIV through St. Margaret Mary that he place the image of Christ’s Heart on his personal royal banner.  This sermon also explains the pursuing love of Our Savior through His mercy as…

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Change Self – Change the World

Feast Of Saints Peter And Paul 2016 In this sermon, we are reminded of the heroic lives of Saints Peter and Paul as the pillars of the Faith.  We too must have the great love and generous hearts as they did.  Despite the sad situation around us we can change our lives by becoming saints…

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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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God Will Win

Sermon From The 5th Sunday After Pentecost 2015 Fraternal charity is a theme of this Mass. Tomorrow is the feast of St. Peter and he is a great person who was trained well by Our Lord. A test of courage is the ability to endure challenges patiently. We should imitate the saints in seeking peace…

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Our Humiliations

Sermon From 10th Sunday After Pentecost 2014 This week we have the feasts of St. Helen and St. Bernard who entered religious life with thirty relatives and friends who accompanied him.  This is the Sunday of Humility when we remember where we came from so we do not fall.  St. Paul reminds Corinthians of their…

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Our Mediator To God

Sermon From The Feast Of Saints Peter & Paul 2014 The gates of hell will not prevail against the Church because Christ protects it and has built it on the rock of St. Peter.  We know much about St. Peter from the Gospels and about St. Paul from the Acts and the Epistles.  They mirrored…

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