Sep 28

What if people were talking about us and how Christian we acted?

Wouldn’t it be great if people were talking about us and how Christian we acted? King Herod was asking about Jesus and who he was and he looked forward to meeting him., Based on his actions, Jesus became a phenomenon to Herod. Should we be a phenomenon to society in imitation of Jesus

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Sep 24

COMMITMENT OF AFFILIATES OF ST LUCY FILIPPINI

Fr Louis Scurti preaches on the “Seeds of the Word of God” at the Commitment and Recommitment of the Affiliates of St Lucy Filippini, at Villa Walsh, Morristown. The Affiliates are lay women who follow the charism of St. Lucy Filippini
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Fr Louis Scurti with Sr. Dorothy & Sr. Mary, MPF

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Sep 20

LYNNE’S STORY My Background of Becoming an Alcoholic (1)

 

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Over the next few months this series will focus on LYNNE’S STORY, a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Fr Louis Scurti interviews “Lynne”, a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and how her background growing up contributed to her addictions.
Part 1: How abuse affected me. The background; chaos from ages 14-16 & the Mafia.
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Sep 19

CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE 2, Jerome Wagner, Activist

Jerome Wagner, a former student of Fr Louis Scurti at De Paul High School, is now a Climate Change Activist. He discusses elements of Climate Change and the Environment. Jerome is part of 350NJ
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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,
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Brief Reflection & Gospel

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Sep 15

Feast of OUR LADY OF SOROWS

Fr Louis Scurti presents the Weekday Word Homily of
The FEAST OF OUR LADY OF SORROWS, MATER DOLOROSA, and discusses the role of Mary in the life of Jesus, and our lives.

1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14, Gospel: John 19:25-27

INTRODUCTION AND GOSPEL
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Good Friday Procession with Mater Dolorosa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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Sep 13

CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE 1 with Jerome Wagner, Activist

In a series of interviews, Fr Louis Scurti and a former student, Jerome Wagner, discuss Climate Change and the Environment.

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Jerome Wagner, is part of 350NJ
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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 of 4 interviews with the Sisters. Go to www.FriendsoftheWord.org for the scheduled events.

Picture of Fr. Louis Scurti and Friends at the Celebration following his First Mass, Sunday Dec. 9, 1973. Many of the Filippini Sisters who were friends and taught him are included.



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Sep 12

THE ANNUAL 9/11 PUBLIC SERVANTS MASS, 2017

WE ARE HONORED TO PRESENT THE ANNUAL 9/11 PUBLIC SERVANTS MASS AT ANNUNCIATION CHURCH, WAYNE, NJ
We thank Tom Killackey, WPUNJ Music Major for playing the National Anthem and the Straight & Narrow Gospel Choir for singing the Mass. www.FriendsoftheWord.org

THE ANNUAL 9/11/ PUBLIC SERVANTS MASS,SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
ANNUNCIATION CHURCH,WAYNE, NJ

Msgr. Peter Doody, Pastor & Homilist
Rev. Louis Scurti, Ph.D., Celebrant
committee:
Joan Makwinski, Ann Marie Abad, Straight & Narrow Gospel
Choir & members of
Passaic County Sheriff’s Office
Police, Firefighters, EMT, ParaMedics
of
William Paterson University, Wayne, Haledon, N. Haledon, NJ

 

 

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