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The Difference Between our Needs and Wants 3 23 14
Join Fr. Scurti for the third Sunday of Lent March 23, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Exodus 17:3-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: Romans 5:1-2, 5-8 Gospel: John 4:5-42 or 4:5-15, 19-26, 39, 40-42

Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practices
Basic things you must know about it

Our Daddy in Heaven takes Care of Us 3 2 14
Join Fr. Lou Scurti for the 8th Sunday in ordinary time. March 2, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 49:14-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: First Corinthians 4:1-5 Gospel: Matthew 6:24-34

Friends of the Word 2 2 14
Join Fr. Lou Scurti for the Presentation February 2, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Malachi 3:1-4 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 24:7, 8, 9, 10 Second Reading: Hebrews 2:14-18 Gospel: Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22-32

Christ Our Light and Hope 1 26 14
Join Fr. Scurti for the 3rd Sunday in ordinary time. January 26, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 8:23--9:3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27:1, 4, 13-14 Second Reading: First Corinthians 1:10-13, 17 Gospel: Matthew 4:12-23 or 4:12-17

Jesus of History Christ of Faith 1 19 14
Join Fr. Scurti for the 2nd Sunday in ordinary time. January 19, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 49:3, 5-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10 Second Reading: First Corinthians 1:1-3 Gospel: John 1:29-34

Our Baptismal Vocation 1 12 14
Join Fr. Scurti for the Baptism of the Lord. January 12, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 29:1-2, 3-4, 3, 9-10 Second Reading: Acts 10:34-38 Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17

"The Lord has made his salvation known to the whole world" (abstract)
Spiritual Reflection for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord From a sermon by Saint Leo the Great, pope

Epiphany2014
Join Fr. Lou for the Epiphany of our Lord. January 5, 2014 Readings for Mass First Reading: Sirach 24:1-4, 8-12 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20 Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-18 Gospel: John 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14

Fear Not Emmanuel is With Us 12_22_13
Join Fr. Lou Scurti for the 4th Sunday of Advent. December 22, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 7:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Second Reading: Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 1:18-24

The True Meaning of Christmas 12 15 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the third Sunday of Advent 12-15-13 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 35:1-6, 10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 Second Reading: James 5:7-10 Gospel: Matthew 11:2-11

Peaceful Kingdom & 40th Anniversary 12 8 13
Join Fr. Lou for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. December 8, 2013 Plus his 40th Anniversary to the priesthood. Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 11:1-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Second Reading: Romans 15:4-9 Gospel: Matthew 3:1-12

Getting Ready for the Advent of our Destiny 12 1 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 1st Sunday of Advent. December 1, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 2:1-5 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: Romans 13:11-14 Gospel: Matthew 24:37-44

Recognizing Jesus Christ our King 11 24 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the Feast of Christ the King. November 24, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Second Samuel 5:1-3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5 Second Reading: Colossians 1:12-20 Gospel: Luke 23:35-43

Seeing Life Through the Resurrection 11 10 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 32nd Sunday in ordinary time. November 10, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Second Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15 Second Reading: Second Thessalonians 2:16--3:5 Gospel: Luke 20:27-38 or 20:27, 34-38

Dont be Stingy with Our Compassion 11 3 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 31st Sunday in ordinary time. November 3, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Wisdom 11:22--12:1 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13, 14 Second Reading: Second Thessalonians 1:11--2:2 Gospel: Luke 19:1-10

Imitate the Sinner Not the Pharisee 10 27 13
Join Fr. Lou Scurti for the 30th Sunday in ordinary time. Readings for Mass First Reading: Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:2-3, 17-18, 19, 23 Second Reading: Second Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 Gospel: Luke 18:9-14

What Would Our Prayers Look Like 10 20 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 29th Sunday in ordinary time. October 20, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Exodus 17:8-13 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 121:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 Second Reading: Second Timothy 3:14--4:2 Gospel: Luke 18:1-8

Which Leper am I 10 13 13
Join Fr. Lou Scurti for the 28th Sunday in ordinary time. October 13, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Second Kings 5:14-17 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 98:1, 2-3, 3-4 Second Reading: Second Timothy 2:8-13 Gospel: Luke 17:11-19

Faith 10 6 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 27th Sunday in ordinary time. October 6, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: Second Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14 Gospel: Luke 17:5-10

Be A Church Obsessed with Love 9 29 13
Join Fr. Lou Scurti for the 26th Sunday in ordinary time. September 29, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Amos 6:1, 4-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:7, 8-9, 9-10 Second Reading: First Timothy 6:11-16 Gospel: Luke 16:19-31

Pay Attention to the Poor 9 22 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 25th Sunday in ordinary time. September 22, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Amos 8:4-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8 Second Reading: First Timothy 2:1-8 Gospel: Luke 16:1-13 or 16:10-13

Compassionate Father Welcomes Us Back 9 15 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 24th Sunday in ordinary time. September 15, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:3-4, 12-13, 17, 19 Second Reading: First Timothy 1:12-17 Gospel: Luke 15:1-32 or 15:1-10

Wisdom Faith Peace 9 8 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 23rd Sunday in ordinary time. September 8, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Wisdom 9:13-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14-17 Second Reading: Philemon 1:9-10, 12-17 Gospel: Luke 14:25-33

How can I learn to trust? /Part 1
How does one learn to trust, to be grateful when you only see the failures and hurts in life, how does one surrender and become humble?

The Narrow Way 8 24 13
Join Fr. Lou for the 21st Sunday in ordinary time. August 24, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 66:18-21 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 117:1, 2 Second Reading: Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13 Gospel: Luke 13:22-30

Reflections_At_Developmental_Center_8_18_13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary time at the North Jersey Developmental Center. August 18, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 40:2, 3, 4, 18 Second Reading: Hebrews 12:1-4 Gospel: Luke 12:49-53

Mary_First_Christian_Role_Model
Join Fr. Scurti for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. August 15, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Revelation 11:19; 12:1-6, 10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 45:10, 11, 12, 16 Second Reading: First Corinthians 15:20-26 Gospel: Luke 1:39-56

Storing Our Treasures In Heaven 8 11 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 19th Sunday in ordinary time. August 11, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Wisdom 18:6-9 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 33:1, 12, 18-19, 20-22 Second Reading: Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19 or 11:1-2, 8-12 Gospel: Luke 12:32-48 or 12:35-40

Abba Daddy 7 28 13
Join Fr. Scurti for the 17th Sunday in ordinary time. July 28, 2013 Readings for Mass First Reading: Genesis 18:20-32 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8 Second Reading: Colossians 2:12-14 Gospel: Luke 11:1-13


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