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THE PRESEPIO HONORING THE BIRTH OF THE MESSIAH

  In 1223 Saint Francis of Assisi chose the humble mountain village of Greccio, overlooking the Rieti valley to commemorate the birth of Jesus. The similarities between the landscape of Greccio and that of Palestine led him to give life to an event that still marks the history of humanity. The Saint wanted common people,…

SATAN DOESN’T WANT US IN CHURCH Homily of 4th Week
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SATAN DOESN’T WANT US IN CHURCH Homily of 4th Week

READINGS OF MASS THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY AND THE GOSPEL OF MARK ARE THE INSPIRATION FOR TODAY’S HOMILY. RECENTLY A PUBLIC OFFICIAL BLAMED GOD FOR THE COVID VIRUS…ALONG WITH SATAN, HE IS TRYING TO KEEP US OUT OF CHURCH! _ #Satan #Jesus #healing #faith #power of evil VS God #friendsoftheword Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org…

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

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…

HOMILY REJOICE SUNDAY & PROCESSION OF THE CHILDREN
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HOMILY REJOICE SUNDAY & PROCESSION OF THE CHILDREN

MARTIN CRUZ BEING BLESSED IN THE JORDAN RIVER, AS HE RENEWS HIS BAPTISMAL PROMISES PROCESSION OF THE CHILDREN AND READINGS OF THE DAY REJOICE SUNDAY BRINGS FORTH THE CHILDREN OF THE PARISH TO PREPARE FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT. FR LOUIS SCURTI PRESENTS THE READINGS . THE HOMILY IS PRESENTED SEPARATELY. _______________________________________________________ Check out…

A VISIT TO THE WESTERN WALL. Wishing our Jewish family Happy New Year
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A VISIT TO THE WESTERN WALL. Wishing our Jewish family Happy New Year

https://youtu.be/PEawukKgs4o We continue our view of the Wailing Wall we enter the area of prayer and song by devout Jews. We invite you to support FOTW: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

NATIVITY OF MARY and Appreciating Our Family Roots
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NATIVITY OF MARY and Appreciating Our Family Roots

COMMEMORATING THE BIRTH OF MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS, REMINDS US OF THE HUMAN ROOTS OF JESUS AS WELL AS A REMINDER OF OUR OWN HISTORICAL ROOTS. MARY BECOMES THE MOTHER OF JESUS…AND OUR MOTHER THROUGH CHRIST! _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.Friendso… Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD,…

THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT WITHIN US
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THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT WITHIN US

THE HOLY SPIRIT INSPIRES PAUL TO DISCERN AND JESUS USES HIS POWER TO HEAL, OUR TASK AND INVITATION TO DO THE SAME CONTINUES. FR LOUIS SCURTI OFFERS MASS AT ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE, MANHATTAN, NY. followed by a quick video of Capernaum. ______________________________________Ruins of the Synagogue of Capernaum Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community…

3 AM WITH JESUS 19th Sunday of the Year, 2020
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3 AM WITH JESUS 19th Sunday of the Year, 2020

LITURGY OF THE WORD AND HOMILY. JEZEBEL, AHAB, PAUL, JESUS AND THE 12……! AN ADVENTURE AT 3 AM! ON THE SEA OF GALILEE. _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC. PO BOX 7994 Haledon, NJ 07508 MT. HOREB, THE CAVE OF ELIJIAH