Category: HOMILIES

Nov 13

KEEP YOUR APPS ON! Homily of 32nd Sunday

INTRODUCTION to the Homily of 32nd Sunday:https://youtu.be/08R9JOqGLF0 KEEP YOUR APPS ON! Fr Louis Scurti shares the Homily of the 32nd Sunday of the year, based on the readings of: WISDOM 6: 12-16, 1 THESSALONIANS 4: 13-14, the Gospel of MATTHEW 25:1-13 Introduction:https://youtu.be/08R9JOqGLF0

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Nov 06

HYPOCRITES WATCH OUT HOMILY 31st Sunday

HYPOCRITES; YOU’D BETTER WATCH OUT! based on the Scriptures of the day, Fr Lou reflects on the words of Jesus and the Book of Malachi. Thank you for joining us. Please freely pass this on to your family & friends. Contact us for further information at [email protected] Go to our site for other aspects of …

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Nov 02

ALL SOULS 2017 On Our Journey

Fr  Louis Scurti gathers with parishioners at Mass who commemorate and remember their dead family members, ancestors and friends. Members of the community brought photos of their loved ones to commemorate Christ’s Resurrection and our Journey.      

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Oct 29

INTRODUCTION 3Oth Sunday ARE WE IN TROUBLE

IN LIGHT OF TODAY’S GOSPEL FR LOUIS SCURTI ASKS A QUESTION: ARE WE IN TROUBLE? Exodus 22:20-26 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10 Matthew 22:34-40 Letter from Aristides to Hadrian, read during the Homily: All-powerful Caesar Titus Hadrianus Antoninus, venerable and merciful, from Marcianus Aristides, an Athenian philosopher Falsehood is not found among them; and they love one …

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Oct 26

SOMETIMES JESUS SURPRISES US!

Fr Louis Scurti reflects on the Scriptures…sometimes Jesus surprises us with His words! He delves into the four Gospels and notes their unique characteristics as each presents Good News!    

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Oct 22

INTRODUCTION and GOSPEL “SCRIPTURES OF OPPOSITES” 29th Sunday

    FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC. presents Father Lou Scurti 29th Ordinary Time SCRIPTURES OF OPPOSITES Isaiah 45:1, 4-6, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5b, Matthew 22:15-21 THE PHARISEES AND HERODIANS TRY TO TRICK JESUS. HOWEVER, HE KNOWS THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES, AS FR LOUIS SCURTI INDICATES IN HIS INTRODUCTION AND HOMILY OF “THE SCRIPTURES OF …

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Oct 19

MARTYRS AND WITNESSES TO THE FAITH

The World has so many conflicting issues around the subject of FAITH. Fr Lou discusses the indigenous Iroquois who martyred St. Issac Joques and his Companions, in light of God’s Love for all peoples! After Mass Fr Lou was asked where the Church teaches all people can get to heaven. He referred to:  Lumen Gentium …

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Oct 15

GUESS WHO IS INVITED?

GUESS WHO IS INVITED Fr Louis Scurti presents the Homily of the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time. He introduces the Homily and Gospel “The Wedding Garment” is a symbol of what to “wear” in preparation for the Banquet to which we are all invited!  

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Oct 09

JESUS GIVES US THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE OUR STORY 27th Sunday

BRIEF INTRODUCTION THE GOSPEL Fr Louis Scurti shares the Homily of the 27th Sunday of the Year. The Parable of the Vineyards provides an opportunity to consider our gifts, our story and giving back to God from all He has given us! [email protected] WWW.FriendsoftheWord.org  

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Oct 03

GOD IS WITH US In memory of Las Vegas

Fr Louis Scurti focuses on Jerusalem as a symbol of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection, based on the readings and events of the day. GOD IS WITH US. Zec 8:20-23, Lk 9:51-56 In Memory

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