Sermons from June 2016

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – English/Español

Sunday’s Readings: 1 Kings 19:16, 19-21; Psalms 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11; Galatians 5:1, 13-18; Luke 9:51-62 Jubilee Year of Mercy June 26, 2016 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Yet again in Ordinary Time, Jesus seems to de-mand extraordinary commitment. A would-be disci-ple enthusiastically volunteers to follow Jesus “wherever” (Luke 9:57). Jesus replies that “wherever” means […]

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time – English/Español

Sunday’s Readings: Zechariah 12:10-11, 13:1; Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9; Galatians 3:26-29; Luke 9:18-24 FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CHRIST The great fifty-day celebration of Easter has concluded, as have the feasts honoring the Holy Trinity and the Body and Blood of Christ. Last week we began a long stretch of Ordinary Time that will bring us to late […]

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time – English/Español

Sundays Readings: 2 Samuel 12:7-10,13 ; Psalms 32:1-2, 5, 7, 11; Galatians 2:16,19-21; Luke 7:36-8:3 HOPE AND FORGIVENESS There were some interesting conceptions of sin prevalent in the time of the Hebrew scriptures. There was the belief that God punished sin immediately. Those who suffered disease or misfortune were, therefore, sinners getting their due from the Almighty. Today’s first […]

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time – English/Español

Sunday’s Readings: 1 Kings 17:17-24; Psalms 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13; Galatians 1:11-14, 15, 16, 17, 19; Luke 7:11-17 HOPE AND LIFE Today’s readings tell the story of two widows. The first reading relates the plight of the widow with whom the prophet Elijah stayed; the Gospel tells about the widow of Nain. In each […]