Nov 2023
Are We Making the Right Choices?

In today's Gospel (Matthew 25), Jesus speaks about judgment day when sheep will be separated from goats. Those who show kindness, mercy, caring "to the least of these" are rewarded with eternal life. Those who fail to show kindness, mercy, caring "to the least of these" will burn into eternal punishment. Are we making the right choices and showing kindness, mercy, and caring "to the least of these"?...

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Nov 2022
Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for the 24th (Last) Sunday after Pentecost, 11/20/2022 (Christ the King Sunday)–Calvary Episcopal Church, Batavia, IL Jesus Christ, the King of the Universe, is crucified between two thieves. One of the thieves believes in Jesus Christ and asks him to remember him when he gets to Paradise.  Jesus tells him, “Today you will be with Me in Paradise.” Through our baptism, we, too, join Jesus in Paradise.  We need to remember that we follow him and not to “crown ourselves”–being too much aware of our own wants and......

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