BECOMING A FULL PERSON; THE BAPTISM OF JESUS
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BECOMING A FULL PERSON; THE BAPTISM OF JESUS

ONCE BAPTIZED WE ARE CHALLENGED TO BECOME A FULL PERSON, FOLLOWING JESUS THE FULLEST HUMAN BEING!  JORDAN RIVER READINGS OF THE DAY   Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

ONE NATION UNDER GOD The Events of January 6, in DC
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ONE NATION UNDER GOD The Events of January 6, in DC

AFTER THE TURMOIL IN WASHINGTON DC, FR LOUIS SCURTI READS FROM THE LETTER OF JOHN AND THE GOSPEL QUOTING ISAIAH: “THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME!  READINGS OF THE DAY Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org oin our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.Friendsoftheword Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

WHO IS THE STAR THAT LEADS YOU TO CHRIST? EPIPHANY, 2021
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WHO IS THE STAR THAT LEADS YOU TO CHRIST? EPIPHANY, 2021

READINGS OF EPIPHANY   CELEBRATING THE FEAST OF THE MANIFESTATION OF CHRIST TO THE WORLD, FR LOUIS SCURTI ASKS A QUESTION: WHO IS THE STAR THAT LEADS US TO CHRIST…HEROD? SOMEONE WE LOVE? THE POOR? Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

BECAUSE OF MARY WE CAN CALL GOD “DADDY” Feast of Theotokos, January 1, 2021
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BECAUSE OF MARY WE CAN CALL GOD “DADDY” Feast of Theotokos, January 1, 2021

JANUARY 1, FEAST OF THE MOTHER OF GOD Readings FR LOUIS SCURTI CELEBRATES THE FEAST OF NEW YEAR AND MOTHER OF GOD. HE FOCUSES ON MARY’S RESPONSE TO GOD AS A MEANS OF OUR BEING ABLE TO CALL GOD “ABBA, DADDY”. HOMILY IS PRESENTED SEPARATELY FROM THE READINGS  Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our…

THE END…AND THE BEGINNING Homily & Readings
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THE END…AND THE BEGINNING Homily & Readings

READINGS OF DECEMBER 31, 2020 THE END AND THE BEGINNING. AT THE LAST MASS FOR 2020, THE SCRIPTURES FOCUS ON THE EPISTLE AND GOSPEL OF JOHN, WITH ENCOURAGEMENT AND HOPE _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

ST. THOMAS A BECKET GIVING ALL FOR CHRIST Homily & Readings
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ST. THOMAS A BECKET GIVING ALL FOR CHRIST Homily & Readings

WEARING RED VESTMENTS REMINDS US OF THE BLOOD OF THE MARTYRS. TODAY FR LOUIS SCURTI REMEMBERS ST THOMAS A BECKET, 12TH CENTURY SAINT AND MARTYR    Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD    

THE HOLY FAMILY IS LIKE OUR FAMILY HOMILY & Readings
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THE HOLY FAMILY IS LIKE OUR FAMILY HOMILY & Readings

READINGS OF THE FEAST FR LOUIS SCURTI FOCUSES ON THE HOLY FAMILY AS WE CONTINUE THE CHRISTMAS SEASON Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.Friendsoftheword Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.:        

A VISIT TO THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY & MASS
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A VISIT TO THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY & MASS

COME WITH US TO THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY, WHILE ON OUR 2019 PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

A MOST UNUSUAL CHRISTMAS, 2020 Homily & Readings
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A MOST UNUSUAL CHRISTMAS, 2020 Homily & Readings

DURING THE MIDNIGHT MASS OF CHRISTMAS 2020 FR LOUIS SCURTI POINTS OUT THE UNUSUAL EVENTS OF 2020 THAT MAKE THIS ALMOST THE MOST UNUSUAL CHRISTMAS EVER. READINGS OF MIDNIGHT MASS COME WITH US TO THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY, 2019 Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS…

MARY AND HANNAH PRAISE THE LORD Advent 4 Weekday Word
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MARY AND HANNAH PRAISE THE LORD Advent 4 Weekday Word

MARY AND HANNAH PRAISE THE LORD Homily Advent 4, 2020 THE MAGNIFICAT IS THE FOCUS OF FR LOUIS SCURTI’S HOMILY TODAY ON THE TUESDAY OF THE 4TH WEEK OF ADVENT. HANNAH PREFIGURES MARY AND BOTH PRAISE THE LORD! Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE…