GOD HEALS Commemoration of St Appolinarius
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GOD HEALS Commemoration of St Appolinarius

HEALING COMES FROM GOD, IN VARIOUS WAYS. FR LOUIS SCURTI FOCUSES ON HOW GOD HEALED THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, HOW JESUS HEALS WITH HIS TEACHING AND HOW ST APPOLINARIUS IS AN INSTRUMENT OF GOD’S HEALING. GOSPEL, HOMILY & ANOINTING 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…

ST AGNES, TEEN WITNESS TO THE FAITH
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ST AGNES, TEEN WITNESS TO THE FAITH

FR LOUIS SCURTI SHARES A BRIEF HISTORY OF ST AGNES, 4th CENTURY TEEN MARTYR FOR CHRIST, AS APPLIED TO TODAY’S CHRISTIANS WHO ARE BEING PERSECUTED FOR OUR FAITH.  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

ST. THOMAS A BECKET GIVING ALL FOR CHRIST Homily & Readings
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ST. THOMAS A BECKET GIVING ALL FOR CHRIST Homily & Readings

WEARING RED VESTMENTS REMINDS US OF THE BLOOD OF THE MARTYRS. TODAY FR LOUIS SCURTI REMEMBERS ST THOMAS A BECKET, 12TH CENTURY SAINT AND MARTYR    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    

BRINGING THE WORD INTO THE WORLD St Francis Xavier
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BRINGING THE WORD INTO THE WORLD St Francis Xavier

MASS READINGS THE SCRIPTURES OF THE DAY SEEM TO BE ST FRANCIS XAVIER’S MANDATE, TO CARRY THE WORD, JESUS, INTO THE WORLD. IT SERVES AS OUR MANDATE, AS WELL. FR SCURTI CELEBRATES THE MASS DURING THE ADVENT SEASON. THE READINGS ARE PRESENTED SEPARATELY. Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate…

HOMILY THE BEGINNING OF THE END St Andrew Duc
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HOMILY THE BEGINNING OF THE END St Andrew Duc

  THE FEAST OF ST. ANDREW DUC IS CELEBRATED DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE LITURGICAL YEAR. THE READINGS ARE APPLIED TO HIM AS WELL AS THE LITURGICAL. FR LOUIS SCURTI PREACHES THE HOMILY BASED ON THE ‘BEGINNING OF THE END’. READINGS OF THE DAY Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook:…

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…

ST JOSEPHAT MARTYR FOR UNITY
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ST JOSEPHAT MARTYR FOR UNITY

THE WEEKDAY WORD.    FR LOUIS SCURTI FOCUSES ON THE EXAMPLE OF ST. JOSEPHAT, POLISH BORN SAINT OF THE EASTERN RITE. WHILE USING HIM AS AN EXAMPLE OF BEING A CHRISTIAN HE EMPHASIZES THE ROLE OF ALL CATHOLICS TO LIVE IN THE WORLD AS MODELS OF CHRIST, ‘ALTER CHRISTI’.   Check out our website: https://www.friendsoftheword.org…

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….

USING OUR HEADS AND HEARTS TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT
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USING OUR HEADS AND HEARTS TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT

FROM THE BOOK OF WISDOM AND THE GOSPELS FR LOUIS SCURTI POINTS TO ST ROBERT BELLARMINE AS AN EXAMPLE OF USING OUR HEADS AND HEARTS TO FIND GOD. BELLARMINE WAS A COUNTER REFORMATION SAINT AND SCHOLAR AND DOCTOR OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org Join our community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.FriendsoftheWord.org Donate and…

ST MONICA OF AFRICA Dedicated to Black Mothers and their Sons!
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ST MONICA OF AFRICA Dedicated to Black Mothers and their Sons!

Dedicated to Black Mothers and their Sons, Fr Louis Scurti shares the insights of the Scriptures on the Feast of St. Monica of Hippo, Africa. She wept for her son, Augustine, his life and faith until her prayers were answered at his Baptism by St. Ambrose in Milan, Italy. _______________________________________________________ Check out our website: https://new.friendsoftheword.org…