THE END…AND THE BEGINNING Homily & Readings
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THE END…AND THE BEGINNING Homily & Readings

READINGS OF DECEMBER 31, 2020 THE END AND THE BEGINNING. AT THE LAST MASS FOR 2020, THE SCRIPTURES FOCUS ON THE EPISTLE AND GOSPEL OF JOHN, WITH ENCOURAGEMENT AND HOPE _______________________________________________________ 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

THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY, 2020
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THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY, 2020

READINGS OF THE FEAST THE FEAST CELEBRATING THE CONCEPTION OF JESUS IN THE WOMB OF MARY. FR LOUIS SCURTI SHARES HIS PERSONAL DEVOTION TO MARY, ON THE 47th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD,  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…

HE’S COMING…PREPARE! ADVENT 1, 2020
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HE’S COMING…PREPARE! ADVENT 1, 2020

FR RICHARD BAKER PROCLAIMS THE GOSPEL AND FR LOUIS SCURTI PREACHES THE HOMILY “HE’S COMING; PREPARE”, ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT, 2020 (B cycle). MASS IS CELEBRATED AT ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE, MANHATTAN, NY. 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

JESUS OUR IRONIC KING Feast of Christ the King of the Universe
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JESUS OUR IRONIC KING Feast of Christ the King of the Universe

JESUS GIVES US AN INVITATION AND CHALLENGE. WE ARE INVITED INTO THE KINGDOM OF GOD, IF WE ACCEPT THE TERMS….THE WORKS OF MERCY. FR LOUIS SCURTI PRESENTS THE HOMILY OF THE FEAST OF CHRST THE KING OF THE UNIVERSE, AS THE ‘IRONIC KING’. READINGS ARE SEPARATE: READINGS FROM SACRED SCRIPTURE OF CHRIST THE KING Check…

GOD KNOWS EVERYTHING Homily & Readings of 32nd Sunday
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GOD KNOWS EVERYTHING Homily & Readings of 32nd Sunday

THE READINGS OF THIS SUNDAY INSPIRE FR LOUIS SCURTI PRESENT HIS HOMILY AS THE WISDOM OF GOD, WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING. CONTRARY TO HOW WE OFTEN PRAY, ON OUR TIMELINE, GOD INSPIRES US TO PRAY ON GOD’S TIMELINE…ACCORDING TO “HIS WILL”.    Readings, 32nd Week of the Year     Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join…

ARE THE BEATITUDES DYSFUNCTIONAL? All Saints Day 2020
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ARE THE BEATITUDES DYSFUNCTIONAL? All Saints Day 2020

FR LOUIS SCURTI PRESENTS THE HOMILY BASED ON THE READINGS OF ALL SAINTS DAY: REVELATION 7:2-4, 9-14 1 JOHN 3:1–3 ALLELUIA Veníte ad me, omnes qui laborátis et oneráti estis, et ego refíciam vos, dicit Dóminus. Come to me, all you that labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest, says the Lord….

LOVE MATTERS Readings & Homily 30th Sunday of the Year, 2020
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LOVE MATTERS Readings & Homily 30th Sunday of the Year, 2020

JESUS SAYS IT ALL….LOVE GOD, NEIGHBOR…AND SELF! FR LOUIS SCURTI OFFERS THE HOMILY OF THE 30TH SUNDAY FROM HOME, USING THE SCRIPTURES OF EXODUS, THESSALONIANS AND MATTHEW. _______________________________________________________ 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

CAESAR OR GOD? NO! CONSCIENCE! 29th Sunday
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CAESAR OR GOD? NO! CONSCIENCE! 29th Sunday

JESUS IS OFTEN QUOTED AS HE RESPONDS TO THE HERODIANS AND PHARISEES…WITH ” GIVE TO CAESAR WHAT IS CAESARS AND TO GOD WHAT IS GOD’S” TODAY FR LOUIS SCURTI TAKES THE QUOTE TO THE LEVEL OF A WELL INFORMED CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE! Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC….

THE LORD SETS A BANQUET 28th Sunday
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THE LORD SETS A BANQUET 28th Sunday

28th Sunday of the Year. Isaiah, psalm 23, Philippians and Matthew are featured in today’s homily….the Banquet is prepared….who’s coming? 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.: http://bit.ly/2qGY8Tl

MARY AND ST. FRANCIS ENCOURAGE US! 27th Sunday
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MARY AND ST. FRANCIS ENCOURAGE US! 27th Sunday

CITING THE BOOK OF ISAIAH, PHILLIPIANS AND THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW, FR LOUIS SCURTI IS AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH, PATERSON, NJ AS GUEST OF THE ST MARY’S ROSARY SOCIETY. HE USES THE PARABLES OF JESUS AND ISAIAH AND THE FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS TO INVITE US TO KEEP THE LORD’S GARDEN FERTILE! Check out our…