Category: Fr. Altier’s Sunday Sermons

Sunday Sermon for November 18, 2018, the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for November 18, 2018, the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Dan 12:1-3; Heb 10:11-14, 18; Mk 13:24-32 In the Gospel reading today our Lord teaches us about what will happen at the end of the world: the sun will be darkened, the moon...

Sunday Sermon for November 11, 2018, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for November 11, 2018, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: 1Ki 17:10-16; Heb 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44 In the readings today we have three examples of extraordinary charity and generosity which can serve as a catalyst to look at our own disposition regarding charity...

Sunday Sermon for November 4, 2018, the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for November 4, 2018, the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Dt 2:2-6; Heb 7:23-28; Mk 12:28b-34 In the Gospel reading today our Lord is asked which commandment in the Law is first, meaning the greatest or the most important.  Our Lord answers in...

Sunday Sermon for October 28, 2018, the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for October 28, 2018, the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary time, Year B

Readings: Jer 31:7-9; Heb 5:1-6; Mk 10:46-52 In the Gospel reading today we hear about the blind man, Bartimaeus, who was sitting along the side of the road as Jesus was walking by. Hearing...

Sunday Sermon for October 21, 2018, the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for October 21, 2018, the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary time, Year B

Readings: Is 53:10-11; Heb 4:14-16; Mk 10:35-45 In the second reading St. Paul says we are to hold fast to our confession because we have a great High Priest Who has passed through the...

Sunday Sermon for October 14, 2018, the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for October 14, 2018, the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Wis 7:7-11; Heb 4:12-13; Mk 10:17-30 In the first reading Solomon explains how he prayed and pleaded with the Lord and was given prudence and Wisdom.  He tells us he preferred wisdom to...

Sunday Sermon for October 7, 2018, the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for October 7, 2018, the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Gen 2:18-24; Heb 2:2-9; Mk 10:2-16 When we consider the effects Original Sin has had on our souls by darkening our minds and weakening our wills, then with the enemy of our souls...

Sunday Sermon for September 30, 2018, the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for September 30, 2018, the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Num 11:25-29; Jas 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 During His time on earth our Lord was not very popular among the powers that be. While that has not changed, He is becoming less...

Sunday Sermon for September 23, 2018, the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Year B

Sunday Sermon for September 23, 2018, the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Year B

Readings: Wis 2:12:17-20; Jas 3:16-4:3; Mk 9:30-37 In the second reading today St. James tells us that where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every foul practice.  As we look around,...

Sunday Sermon for September 16, 2018, the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for September 16, 2018, the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Is 50:5-9a; Jas 2:14-18; Mk 8:27-35 The Church is calling everyone who has faith to step forward and demonstrate their faith through works, as we hear in the second reading.  These works will...