Sermons from January 2016

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time – English/Spanish

Sundays’ Readings: Jer 1:4-5, 17-19; Ps 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15-17; 1 Cor 12:31—13:13; Lk 4:21-30 From the Pastor’s Desk …. TREASURES FROM OUR TRADITION For the first four centuries or so, there seems not to have been a sense of marriage as a church institution. Christians followed civil law, which kept the wedding in a […]

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – English/Spanish

Sunday’s Readings: Neh 8:2-4A, 5-6,8-10; Psalms 19:8, 9, 10, 15; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4; 4:14-21 From the Pastor’s Desk …. The Revolution of God’s Kingdom After hearing the Gospel of St. Luke, we can imagine the scene: It’s Saturday and Jesus solemnly recites the Scripture from the prophet Isaiah: “The Spirit of the Lord […]

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday’s Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 96:1-2,2-3,7-8,9-10; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11 From the Pastor’s Desk ….    The Good Wine at the Wedding Feast  Every Sunday Mass is a feast for all of us. We come to seek the good wine that Jesus offers us; the good wine of His Word; the good wine of His […]

Baptism of the Lord – English & Spanish

Sunday’s Readings: Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Psalm 29:1-2, 3-4, 3, 9-10; Acts 10:34-38; Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 From the Pastor’s Desk…… We are Baptized to Transform the World The Epiphany was the manifestation of Christ’s divinity to the world and His Baptism is a new “Epiphany”; for God reveals to His people that Jesus Christ is His Son. […]

The Epiphany of the Lord – English & Spanish

Sunday’s Readings…..Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13, Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 From the Pastor’s Desk ….   We have come to adore the King! This is the feast of the epiphany – the showing or manifestation – of Jesus to the rest of the world. The promises of God to the people of the first covenant […]