Category: Fr. Altier’s Sunday Sermons

Sunday Sermon for December 10, 2017, the Second Sunday of Advent, Year B

Sunday Sermon for December 10, 2017, the Second Sunday of Advent, Year B

Readings: Is 40:1-5, 9-11; 2 Pt 3:8-14; Mk 1:1-8 I recall seeing a comment to rock and roll fans from a person who is an opera fan. It was an invitation to come to...

Sunday Sermon for December 3, 2017, the First Sunday of Advent, Year B

Sunday Sermon for December 3, 2017, the First Sunday of Advent, Year B

Readings: Is 63:16b-17, 19b, 64:2-7; 1 Cor 1:3-9; Mk 13:33-37 As we begin a new Church year we kick off with a question that burns in the hearts of many people: You are our...

Sunday Sermon for November 26, 2017, the Solemnity of Christ the King, Year A

Sunday Sermon for November 26, 2017, the Solemnity of Christ the King, Year A

Readings: Ez 34:11-12, 15-17; 1 Cor 15: 20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46 In the first reading today we hear God speaking through the Prophet Ezekiel saying that He will tend His sheep as a shepherd...

Sunday Sermon for November 19, 2017, the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for November 19, 2017, the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary time, Year A

Readings: Prov 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31; 1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 In the second reading today St. Paul tells us we are children of the light and we are not of darkness. For this reason...

Sunday Sermon for November 12, 2017, the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for November 12, 2017, the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Readings: Wis 6:12-16; 1 Thes 4:13-18; Mt 25:1-13 In the first reading we are instructed about Lady Wisdom and how she is found.  We are told that she is readily found by those who...

Sunday Sermon for November 5, 2017, the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for November 5, 2017, the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary time, Year A

Readings: Mal 1:14b-2:2b, 8-10; 1 Thes 2:7b-9, 13; Mt 23:1-12 As the saying goes: “the more things change the more they stay the same.” I am amazed when I read the first reading and...

Sunday Sermon for October 29, 2017, the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for October 29, 2017, the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Readings: Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5c-10; Mt 22:34-40 In the second reading today St. Paul reminds the Thessalonians about the nature of their conversion. They had turned from idols to worship the Living and...

Sunday Sermon for October 22, 2017, the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for October 22, 2017, the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary time, Year A

Readings: Is 45:1, 4-6; 1 Thes 1:1-5b; Mt 22:15-21 In the Gospel reading today the Pharisees and the Herodians, who would normally be bitter enemies, found a common enemy and teamed up to trap...

Sunday Sermon for October 15, 2017, the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for October 15, 2017, the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Readings: Is 25:6-10; Phil 4:12-14, 19-20; Mt 22:1-14 In the Gospel reading today our Lord tells a parable about a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. In such a celebration one...

Sunday Sermon for October 8, 2017, the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Sunday Sermon for October 8, 2017, the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Readings: Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 In the first reading today we hear the song Isaiah singss about his friend who had a vineyard.  The friend did everything right and put only the...