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Readings and Homilies for October 12-13, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of October 12-13, 2019, the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard the gospel account of Jesus healing the 10 lepers...only one of whom returns to thank Him for this miracle. Our teaching parish seminarian, Deacon Tom Skaja, delivered all the homilies on this particular weekend. He ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for October 5-6, 2019 (English and Español), including Fr. Rick's Farewell

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of October 5-6, 2019, the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear Jesus tell His followers that if they had faith the size of a mustard seed, they could work miracles. In his final homily as our associate pastor, Fr. Rick reminds us that God cares that we ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for September 28-29, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of September 28-29, 2019, the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard our Lord tell the story of the rich man and Lazarus. Fr. Rick's homily focused our attention on how wealth and comfort is not evil in itself, but it leads to temptation to keep our prosperity to ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for September 21-22, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of September 21-22, 2019, the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard the gospel account of the parable of the dishonest steward. This is one of the most difficult parables to understand, because it can appear to us that Jesus is encouraging us to imitate the steward's dishonesty, ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for September 7-8, 2019 (English only; no Spanish Mass due to Fall Festival)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of September 14-15, 2019, we celebrated the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Gospel, Jesus reveals God's great mercy toward sinners, sharing the parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin, and finally, the prodigal son (or the forgiving father). Fr. Mark's homily reminds us that, like ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for September 7-8, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of September 7-8, 2019, we celebrated the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the gospel, Jesus provides His followers with stark instructions for discipleship, calling us to be completely detached from family, friends and possessions and belonging entirely to God. He even says we must pick up ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for August 31-September 1, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of August 31-September 1, 2019, we celebrated the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, in which Jesus admonishes those attending a banquet not to seek the seats of honor, but to humble themselves. Fr. Rick's homily focuses our attention on receiving, with gratitude, the gifts God has actually given ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for August 24-25, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of August 24-25, 2019, we celebrated the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the gospel, Jesus urges His followers to strive to enter through the narrow gate and warns that many people will not be strong enough to do so. At Saint Andrew, we also distributed ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for August 17-18, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of August 17-18, 2019, we celebrated the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. All three readings speak of the division, persecution and suffering that come from following the will of God and sharing His word and mission...yet that is what we are called to do. Fr. Rick's ... Read More »

Discipleship Questions: How Do I Know Jesus Is Real? How Can I Get to Know Him?

Posted by Jim Thorp

One of our goals for this summer was to provide more opportunities for the parish to share food and fellowship, growing in relationship with each other and with Jesus. As part of this effort, we've held a monthly Ice Cream social after one of the Tuesday evening Masses in ... Read More »