Category: Fr. Altier’s Sunday Sermons

Sunday Sermon for July 22, 2018, the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for July 22, 2018, the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Jer 23:1-6; Eph 2:13-18; Mk 6:30-34 In the first reading today God speaks a word of woe through the Prophet Jeremiah to the shepherds who mislead the Lord’s flock entrusted to their care....

Sunday Sermon for July 15, 2018, the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for July 15, 2018, the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Am 7:12-15; Eph 1:3-14; Mk 6:7-13 In the Gospel reading today we hear about our Lord sending out His Apostles and instructing them to take nothing with them on their journey: no food,...

Sunday Sermon for July 8, 2018, the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for July 8, 2018, the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Ez 2:2-5; 2 Cor 12:7-10; Mk 6:1-6 One of the pieces of advice told to people that I hear over and over again is “God does not want you to suffer.” I suppose...

Sunday Sermon for July 1, 2018, the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for July 1, 2018, the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24; 2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15; Mk 5:21-43 In the first reading today we hear from the Book of Wisdom that God formed us to be imperishable in the image of...

Sunday Sermon for June 24, 2018, the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Year B

Sunday Sermon for June 24, 2018, the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Year B

Readings Is 49:1-6; Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66, 80 Today we celebrate the birth of a man who is important to us in a variety of ways.  St. John the Baptist is, according to our...

Sunday Sermon for June 17, 2018, the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for June 17, 2018, the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Ez 17:22-24; 2 Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 In the Gospel reading our Lord speaks about the Kingdom of God and to what it might be compared. In the reading the Church gives us...

Sunday Sermon for June 3, 2018, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Year B

Sunday Sermon for June 3, 2018, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Year B

Readings: Ex 24:3-8; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16, 22-26 As we celebrate this glorious Solemnity of the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of our Lord truly present in the Most Holy Eucharist, the readings...

Sunday Sermon for June 10, 2018, the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Sunday Sermon for June 10, 2018, the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Readings: Gen 3:9-15; 2 Cor 4:13-5:1; Mk 3:20-35 In the Gospel reading today our Lord states that if a house is divided against itself, it cannot stand.  The context of this statement is the...

Sunday Sermon for May 27, 2018, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year B

Sunday Sermon for May 27, 2018, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year B

Readings: Deut 4:32-34, 39-40; Rom 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20 In the first reading today Moses addresses the people of Israel challenging them to think about what they might believe about God and about themselves in...

Sunday Sermon for May 20, 2018, the Solemnity of Pentecost, Year B

Sunday Sermon for May 20, 2018, the Solemnity of Pentecost, Year B

Readings: Acts 2:1-11; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13; Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15 In the Gospel reading today our Lord tells His Apostles that they were unable at that time to hear the full truth Jesus wanted...