Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pastoral Sharings: "What is the Pharisees’ sin?"

Father CusickOctober 27, 2013Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time Sirach 35, 12-14.16-18; Psalm 34, 2-3. 17-18.19-23; 2   Timothy 4, 6-8.16-18; St. Luke 18, 9-14 What is the Pharisees’ sin? He attends the temple  worship as he ought, does he not? To … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Perseverance in Prayer"

Father Alex McAllister SDS October 20, 2013 Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time It is clear that the main theme of our readings  is perseverance in prayer. Moses stretched out his hand in the desert and  the Israelites gained the upper … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Gratitude"

Father Phil Bloom October 13, 2013 Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time Message: Gratitude is not automatic (just look at the nine lepers) but it opens the door of  salvation and prayer. Last Sunday I concluded a series of homilies on … Continue reading

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Faith is a Gift

Father Cusick October 6, 2013 Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time Hebrews 1, 2-3; 2, 2-4; Psalm 95, 1-2.6-7.8-9; 2  Timothy 1,6-8.13-14; St. Luke 17, 5-10 The apostles implore the Lord Jesus to increase their  faith. He makes clear that faith … Continue reading

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