Category: SAINTS

Dec 14

ADVENT: POINTING THE WAY TO JESUS

Fr Louis Scurti compares the ministry of St John the Baptist and St John of the Cross, both pointing to the Messiah, Jesus Christ. During the Season of Advent we look to John the Baptist and St John of the Cross following their examples of Faith

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Dec 09

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION 2017

Fr Louis Scurti reflects on the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Mother of Jesus. He compares the Reading from Genesis to Mary’s response to the message of the Angel! Genesis 3:9-15, 20 Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 Luke 1:26-38  

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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 01

SAINTS DON’T KILL

Challenged by the recent NYC Terrorist attack in the name of “god”…Fr Louis Scurti uses the Beatitudes to teach us what Saints do…and what GOD is on our lives…One who gives Life! Thank you for joining us. Jerry Reynolds, Ann Marie Abad, Maggie Molino, Bill Meyers Crew of Friends of the Word, Inc. Music by …

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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: ┬áLumen Gentium …

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Sep 29

MICHAEL AND THE ARCHANGELS

Fr Louis Scurti shares his personal stories about the ANGELS, especially St Michael, the defender of God’s Honor. He reflects on the “Michaels” in his family from his Grandfather to his grandnephew. This is also his maternal grandmother’s birthday who said: ” Senza il prete, non c’e la Messe!” Introduction to the Homily, Angels Thank …

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Sep 13

RELIGIOUS TEACHERS FILIPPINI (Maestre Pie Filippini)1

In preparation for the Day of Spirituality for the Acceptance & Recommitment of the Associates of St. Lucy Filippini, Friends of the Word presents Fr Louis Scurti with Sisters Brunilda & Dolores at St. Joseph Retreat House, Mantaloking, NJ. Fr Louis will be the celebrant at the Acdeptance/Recommitment Day in September. This is the first …

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Aug 15

THE ASSUMPTION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR US? The Homily

INTRODUCTION:A BRIEF REFLECTION WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR US? The Homily of the Assumption If God chooses someone to be His mother and be born in the Flesh, she is going to be a Special Person…as was Mary! She protected her Son, from the birth to the grave, and beyond! God had to be pleased …

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May 03

SAINTS PHILLIP AND JAMES- A Brief Reflection

SAINTS PHILLIP AND JAMES www.FRIENDSOFTHEWORD.ORG Fr Louis Scurti shares a brief reflection on Sts. Phillip and James, Apostles and Martyrs. 1 Cor 15:1-8 Gospel Jn 14:6-14 Jesus said to Thomas, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you know me, then you …

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