Category: Fr. Altier’s Sunday Sermons

Sunday Sermon for July 14, 2019, the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for July 14, 2019, the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Deut 30:10-14; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 Toward the end of the Book of Deuteronomy Moses pleads with the people of Israel: “If only you would heed the voice of the Lord your God…”...

Sunday Sermon for July 7, 2019 the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for July 7, 2019 the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Is 66:10-14c; Gal 6:14-18; Lk 10, 1-12, 17-20 The times we are living in are very difficult for the Church and for her members. In parish after parish we are seeing the numbers...

Sunday Sermon for June 30, 2019, the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for June 30, 2019, the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: 1 Ki 19:16b, 19-21; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 In the second reading today St. Paul tells us we were called for freedom, but then he says we are not to use this...

Sunday Sermon for June 23, 2019, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Year C

Sunday Sermon for June 23, 2019, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Year C

Readings: Gen 14:18-20; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11b-17 The Holy Eucharist is the greatest gift and the greatest treasure we possess on earth.  God has given us many great gifts, but the Eucharist is...

Sunday Sermon for June 16, 2019, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year C

Sunday Sermon for June 16, 2019, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year C

Readings: Prov 8:22-34; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 In the first reading today we see the personification of Wisdom.  We are told Wisdom was present with God before the Most High began His work of...

Sunday Sermon for June 2, 2019, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C

Sunday Sermon for June 2, 2019, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C

Readings: Acts 7:55-60; Rev 22:12-14, 16-17, 20; Jn 17:20-26 In the Gospel reading today we are given a passage from the “High Priestly Prayer” of Jesus, a prayer our Lord prayed at the Last...

Sunday Sermon for June 9, 2017, the Solemnity of Pentecost, Year C

Sunday Sermon for June 9, 2017, the Solemnity of Pentecost, Year C

Readings: Acts: 2:1-11; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Today we celebrate the glorious day of the fulfillment of our Lord’s promise to His Apostles that He would send the Holy Spirit upon them. ...

Sunday Sermon for May 26, 2019, the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Sunday Sermon for May 26, 2019, the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Readings: Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Rev 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn 14:23-29 In the Gospel reading today our Lord tells us not to let our hearts be troubled or afraid.  It seems to be a rare person...

Sunday Sermon for May 19, 2019, the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Sunday Sermon for May 19, 2019, the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Readings: Acts 14:21-27; Rev 21:1-5a; Jn 13:31-33a, 34-35 In the Gospel reading today our Lord, speaking at the Last Supper, says to His Apostles: “Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is...

Sunday Sermon for May 12, 2019, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Sunday Sermon for May 12, 2019, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C

Readings: Acts 13:14, 43-52; Rev 7:9, 14b-17; Jn 10:27-30 In the readings today we see two different groups of people.  The first are the Jewish people to whom Paul and Barnabas preached in the...