Category: SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS

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 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 03

DO WE REALLY BELIEVE IN GOD? Homily of 22nd Sunday

Fr Louis Scurti has a question for us: Do we believe in GOD as revealed in the Scriptures or our image of God….? BRIEF REFLECTIONJeremiah 20:7-9 Romans 12:1-2 Matthew 16:21-27 www.FriendsoftheWord.org [email protected]

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Aug 14

DOES JESUS HEAR US IN OUR FEAR?

It’s when things are the roughest that we think He’s not with us, Jesus that is……That was the case of the Apostles….as well at 3 am when their boat was being tossed around…They knew FEAR….We know what Fear is….when we feel alone, when we yell out and there is no one to listen to us …

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Aug 14

DOES JESUS HEAR US IN OUR FEAR? An Introduction

It’s when things are the roughest that we think He’s not with us, Jesus that is……That was the case of the Apostles….as well at 3 am when their boat was being tossed around…They knew FEAR….We know what Fear is….when we feel alone, when we yell out and there is no one to listen to us …

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Jul 30

PARABLES OF JESUS ARE WE FISH OR JUNK

ww.FriendsoftheWord.org Fr Louis Scurti presents the Homily of the 17th Sunday Ordinary time, Are we Fish or Junk? based on the Scriptures of of 1 Kings 3: 5-12, Romans 8: 29-30 and Matthew’s Gospel, 13:44-52., [email protected] For a BRIEF REFLECTION before this Homily This Homily was presented at St. Cecilia’s Church, CLearwater Florida http://www.stceceliachurch.org/

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Jul 03

CHOOSING AND FOLLOWING JESUS

Fr Louis Scurti presents the Homily of the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time at St. Cecilia Parish, Clearwater, FL The themes he follows are: Hospitality, the Prophets, Taking up the Cross of Jesus For the Introduction and Gospel:

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Jun 26

FEAR NO ONE!

HOMILY OF “FEAR NO ONE” GOSPEL OF 12TH SUNDAY FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC. presents Father Lou Scurti [email protected] 12th Sunday Ordinary Time Jeremiah 20:10-13 Romans 5:12-15 Matthew 10:26-33

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