Sep 2023
Disciple--Take Up Your Cross and Follow Me

In today's Gospel, Jesus's response to Peter stands in direct contrast with Jesus's response to Peter last week after Peter shares that Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah. Today, after Peter's outburst that nothing bad should happen to Jesus,, Jesus corrects him, "Get thee behind me, Satan." He was telling Peter to let go of his worldly desires not to see his friend mistreated and to look to the divine, where Jesus must fulfil the prophesies about the Messiah. Jesus tells Peter and the Disciples to "Deny self, take up......

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Mar 2022
Lent--Time for Spiritual Action--Not Complacency

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for the 3rd Sunday in Lent, 03/20/2022. Includes full readings and Gospel. Readings indicate times when God’s followers were complacent and were destroyed. Gospel includes a parable about a fig tree not producing fruit. Lent is a time for spiritual action, not for complacency. (Readings: Exodus 3: 1-15, Psalm 63; 1 Corinthians 10: 1-13; Luke 13: 1-9) YouTube Link: Holistic Eucharist–3rd Sunday in Lent–03/20/2022–Zoom Speaker View Link: CEB Stewardship 2022 Link: Independent Movie Study 2022  Link: Calvary 2022 Lenten Schedule...

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