Category: Fr. Altier’s Sunday Sermons

Sunday Sermon for March 3, 2019, the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for March 3, 2019, the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Sir 27:4-7; 1 Cor 15:54-58; Lk 6:39-45 In the second reading St. Paul talks about the corruptible putting on incorruptibility and what is mortal being clothed in immortality with the result that God...

Sunday Sermon for February 24, 2019, the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for February 24, 2019, the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: 1 Sam 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23; 1 Cor 15:45-49; Lk 6:27-38 In the second reading today St. Paul teaches there are two Adams, the first Adam is of earth, the second, Jesus, is...

Sunday Sermon for February 17, 2019, the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for February 17, 2019, the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Jer 17:5-8; 1 Cor 15:12, 16-20; Lk 6:17, 20-26 In the first reading today the Prophet Jeremiah declares cursed those who trust in human beings while turning their hearts from the Lord.  Blessed,...

Sunday Sermon for February 10, 2019, the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for February 10, 2019, the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Is 6:1-2a, 3-8; 1 Cor 15:1-15; Lk 5:1-11 In the readings today we have the theme of vocation. This can have several meanings, the most common of which regards the state in life...

Sunday Sermon for February 3, 2019, the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for February 3, 2019, the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Jer 1:4-5, 17-19; 1 Cor 12:31-13:13; Lk 4:21-30 In the first reading today we hear about the call of the Prophet Jeremiah.  While this passage was of paramount importance to the great Prophet,...

Sunday Sermon for January 27, 2019, the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for January 27, 2019, the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Neh 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4, 4:14-21 The Church is very clear in teaching us that every person is created equal. Sadly, many people have difficulty believing this teaching or,...

Sunday Sermon for January 20, 2019, the Second Sunday in Ordinary time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for January 20, 2019, the Second Sunday in Ordinary time, Year C

Readings: Is 62:1-5; 1 Cor 12:4-11; Jn 2:1-11 In the readings for the past three weeks the Church has given us the three traditional events which manifested our Lord’s divinity. The word Epiphany means...

Sunday Sermon for January 13, 2019, the Baptism of the Lord, Year C

Sunday Sermon for January 13, 2019, the Baptism of the Lord, Year C

Readings: Is 42:1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Lk 3:15-16, 21-22 In the Gospel reading we are told that after all the people had been baptized, and Jesus had also been baptized, while He was praying...

Sunday Sermon for January 6, 2019, the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Year C

Sunday Sermon for January 6, 2019, the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Year C

Readings: Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3a, 5-8; Mt 2:1-12 In the first reading the Prophet Isaiah speaks about events that would take place in Jerusalem. Being written after the exile, the original context may have...

Sunday Sermon for December 30, 2018, the Feast of the Holy Family, Year C

Sunday Sermon for December 30, 2018, the Feast of the Holy Family, Year C

Readings: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Col 3:12-21; Lk 2:41-52 As we celebrate this feast of the Holy Family, the readings remind us that the family is the foundation of society and of the Church. Everything...