Category: Fr. Altier’s Sunday Sermons

Sunday Sermon for November 17, 2019, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for November 17, 2019, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Mal 3:19-20a; 2 Thes 3:7-12; Lk 21:5-19 In the Gospel reading today our Lord tells His listeners that the day would come when the Temple would be destroyed and not one stone would...

Sunday Sermon for November 10, 2019, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for November 10, 2019, the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: 2 Mac 7:1-2, 9-14; 2 Thes 2:16-3:5; Lk 20:27-38 In the first reading today we hear about three of the seven heroic brothers who were all put to death on the same day...

Sunday Sermon for November 3, 2019, the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for November 3, 2019, the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Wis 11:22-12:2; 2 Thes 1:11-2:2; Lk 19:1-10 The first reading includes some great lines on which we can meditate with great benefit: “You love all things that are and You loathe nothing You...

Sunday Sermon for October 27, 2019, the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for October 27, 2019, the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Sir 35:12-14, 16-18; 2 Tim 4:6-8, 16-18; Lk 18:9-14 In the first reading Sirach states that the Lord is a God of justice Who knows no favorites.  When we look at people like...

Sunday Sermon for October 20, 2019, the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for October 20, 2019, the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Ex 17:8-13; 2 Tim 3:14-4:2; Lk 18:1-8 In the Gospel reading today St. Luke describes a parable spoken by our Lord to teach us the importance of praying always without growing weary.  In...

Sunday Sermon for October 13, 2019, the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for October 13, 2019, the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: 2 Kgs 5:14-17; 2 Tim 2:8-13; Lk 17:11-19 Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the “Miracle of the Sun” at Fatima in 1917, we are reminded of the great love God has...

Sunday Sermon for October 6, 2019, the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for October 6, 2019, the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Hab 1:2-3, 2:2-4; 2 Tim 1:6-8, 13-14; Lk 17:5-10 In the Gospel reading today the Apostles ask our Lord to increase their faith.  Jesus answers by telling them that if they had faith...

Sunday Sermon for September 29, 2019, the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for September 29, 2019, the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Am 6:1a, 4-7; 1 Tim 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31 In the first reading today God speaks a message of woe to the “complacent in Zion.”  They were enjoying all the good things society had...

Sunday Sermon for September 22, 2019, the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for September 22, 2019, the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Am 8:4-7; 1 Tim 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13 In the second reading today St. Paul asks us to pray for everyone, especially for kings and those in authority.  Two reasons are given for this:...

Sunday Sermon for September 8, 2019, the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for September 8, 2019, the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Wis 9:13-18b; Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33 In the first reading the question is asked: “Who can know God’s counsel, or who can conceive what the Lord intends?”  The author goes on to...