ST JOHN NEUMANN, FOUNDER OF CATHOLIC USA SCHOOLS, MINISTRY TO GERMAN IMMIGANTS
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ST JOHN NEUMANN, FOUNDER OF CATHOLIC USA SCHOOLS, MINISTRY TO GERMAN IMMIGANTS

IN COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN NEUMANN, 1ST MALE AMERICAN SAINT, FR LOUIS SCURTI FOCUSES ON THE GOSPEL OF MARK & JESUS’ CHALLENGE: “GIVE THEM SOMETHING TO EAT YOURSELVES!” READINGS OF THE DAY Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.Friendsoftheword. Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD, INC.: PAYPAL.ME/FRIENDSOFTHEWORD

MARY AND HANNAH PRAISE THE LORD Advent 4 Weekday Word
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MARY AND HANNAH PRAISE THE LORD Advent 4 Weekday Word

MARY AND HANNAH PRAISE THE LORD Homily Advent 4, 2020 THE MAGNIFICAT IS THE FOCUS OF FR LOUIS SCURTI’S HOMILY TODAY ON THE TUESDAY OF THE 4TH WEEK OF ADVENT. HANNAH PREFIGURES MARY AND BOTH PRAISE THE LORD! 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…

BREAD AND ROSES St Elizabeth of Hungary Homily & Readings
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BREAD AND ROSES St Elizabeth of Hungary Homily & Readings

THE SAINTS ARE OFTEN SET ALONGIDE THE HOLY SCRIPTURES AS EXAMPLES OF CHRIST’S WILL IN OUR LIVES. TODAY FR LOUIS SCURTI FOCUSES ON ST. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY AS AN EXAMPLE OF CHRIST’ LOVE AND CHARITY. READINGS ARE PRESENTED SEPARATELY. READINGS FROM HOLY SCRIPTURE Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate…

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….

MARTHA AND MARY…LINA & NANCY, Ora et Labora
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MARTHA AND MARY…LINA & NANCY, Ora et Labora

ON THE FEAST OF ST. MARTHA, FR LOUIS SCURTI RECALLS TWO OTHER SISTERS AS HE COMMEMORATES MARTHA AND HER SISTER, MARY. THE FOCUS OF THE HOMILY IS ORA ET LABORA, WORK AND PRAYER. At St. Frances Cabrini Church, Roosevelt Island, NY. _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and…

HOMILY & MASS FOR FATHERS DAY 12th SUNDAY JESUS LEADS US TO HIS FATHER AND OURS
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HOMILY & MASS FOR FATHERS DAY 12th SUNDAY JESUS LEADS US TO HIS FATHER AND OURS

  FR LOUIS SCURTI PRESENTS THE HOMILY OF THE 12 TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR, ON FATHERS DAY, WHILE HE COMPARES THE FATHER OF JESUS TO OUR OWN FATHERS AND INVITES US TO FOLLOW THE FATHER OF JESUS, GOD. THIS HOMILY IS PART OF THE MASS FROM HOME OF THIS SUNDAY, AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE AS…

THE TRIALS OF STS. PETER, PAUL AND SOCIETY Feed My Sheep
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THE TRIALS OF STS. PETER, PAUL AND SOCIETY Feed My Sheep

IN LIGHT OF THE PANDEMIC AND THE RIOTS IN MINNEALPOLIS AS WELL AS THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD, FR LOUIS SCURTI USES THE SCRIPTURES OF THE TRIAL OF PAUL AND THE FORETELLING OF THE TRIAL OF ST. PETER, AS AN EXAMPLE OF THE CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO INJUSTICE AND VIOLENCE. Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join…

LAZARUS COME OUT 5th Sunday of Lent, from Home
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LAZARUS COME OUT 5th Sunday of Lent, from Home

  DURING THE COVID EPIDEMIC, FR LOUIS SCURTI OFFERS MASS FROM HOME ON THE 5TH SUNDAY OF LENT. HE PLACES US AT THE TOMB WITH MARY AND MARTHA, LISTENING TO JESUS, SON OF GOD. [email protected] www.FriendsoftheWord.org _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.Friendso… Donate and support FRIENDS OF THE WORD,…

LOVE HEALS Epiphany Week Stories of Jesus
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LOVE HEALS Epiphany Week Stories of Jesus

AS WE CONTINUE IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON, WE HEAR OF THE WORK OF JESUS AN HIS MIRACLES. REFERENCING JOHN’S EPISTLES, FR LOUIS SCURTI FOCUSES ON THE MESSAGE OF LOVE AS APPLIED TO THE ACTIONS OF JESUS. HE ALSO ENCOURAGES US TO FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE OF LOVE.   Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community…

LOVE REMOVES FEAR Christmas Weekday
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LOVE REMOVES FEAR Christmas Weekday

FEAR VS LOVE. JOHN CONTNUES TO REMIND US THAT GOD IS LOVE AND TRUE LOVE REMOVES FEAR. FR LOUIS SCURTI USES THE SCRIPTURES OF JOHN’S EPISTLE AND MARK’S GOSPEL OF JESUS WALKING ON THE SEA OF TIBERIUS. FR LOUIS ALSO RECALL HIS EXPERIENCES ON HIS PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND, ON THE SEA OF TIBERIUS…