Category: ORDINARY TIME

Dec 01

ST ANDREW LIVING IN THE SHADOW

Friends of the Word, Inc. presents Fr Louis Scurti on the Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle, Martyr and brother of St. Peter. As the Apostles were sent, so are we sent to bring the Gospel to all we meet. WWW.FriendsoftheWord.org [email protected]  

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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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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 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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Oct 01

SAYING YES OR NO TO JESUS…KNEELING OR STANDING…?

BRIEF REFLECTION OF 26TH SUNDAY   BASED ON  READINGS OF 26TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR, FR LOUIS SCURTI INVITES US TO ACCEPT THE INVITATION OF JESUS. EZEKIEL 18; 25-28 PHILIPPIANS 2; 1-11 MATTHEW 21; 33-43 WWW.FRIENDSOFTHEWORD.ORG 2 other Sons Michael & Louis Thank you for joining us. Jerry Reynolds, Ann Marie Abad, Maggie Molino, Bill …

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Sep 17

FORGIVENESS OR MANIPULATION? Homily of 24th Sunday

We are Challenged by the Gospel to forgive as God forgives us! But when we forgive are we trying to manipulate? Fr Louis Scurti shares his thoughts in the homily based on: Sirach 27:30—28:7, Romans 14:7-9, Matthew 18:21-35, Click below for Brief Reflection & Gospel www.FriendsoftheWord.org [email protected] Brief Reflection & Gospel

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Sep 14

EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Reading 1 Nm 21:4b-9 Gospel: JOHN 3:13-17 Tracing the recovery of the true cross from the time of St Helena to today, Fr Louis Scurti relates the Humanity and Divinity of Jesus to the Cross and Holy Resurrection of Jesus, as related to our daily lives.

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