• Gospel. John viii. 46-59. At that time, Jesus said to the multitude of the Jews: Which of you shall convince me of sin? If I say the truth to you, why do you not believe me? He that is of God, heareth the words of God. Therefore you hear them not, because you are not of God. The Jews therefore answe[...]
  • Fourth Sunday of Lent:  Jesus Feeds the Multitude: Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes Gospel. John vi. 1-15. At that time: Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is that of Tiberias: and a great multitude followed Him, because they saw the miracles which He did on them that were diseased. Jesus[...]
  • Second Sunday in Lent: The Transfiguration of our Lord Sermons for Children's Masses by Fr. Raphael Frassinetti, 1900 Gospel. Matt. xvii. 1-9. At that time: Jesus taketh unto Him Peter and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart: and He was transfigured bef[...]
  • Sermons for Children's Masses by Fr. Raphael Frassinetti, 1900 Gospel. Matt. iv. 1 - 11. At that time: Jesus was led by the spirit into the desert, to he tempted by the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterwards he was hungry. And the tempter coming, said to him: If th[...]
  • Gospel Luke xviii. 31-43. At that time: Jesus took unto him the twelve, and said to them: Behold we go up to Jerusalem, and all things shall be accomplished which were written by the prophets concerning the Son of man; for he shall be delivered to the Gentiles, and shall be mocked, and scourged, and[...]
  • Let us follow Mary, with the Child Jesus in her arms. When the time of purification had come, she went forth according to the law, to the Temple. For forty days the mother of a male child had to remain indoors, could associate with no one, and could touch nothing, because she was supposed to be im[...]
  • GOSPEL. Luke viii. 4-15. At that time: When a very great multitude was gathered together and hastened out of the cities unto him, he spoke by a similitude: The sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the wayside and was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And [...]
  • GOSPEL. Matt. xx. 1-16. At this time: Jesus said to His disciples this parable: The kingdom of heaven is like to a householder, who went early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard. And having agreed with the laborers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And going out about[...]
  •   Gospel - John ii. 1-11. At that time there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. And Jesus also was invited, and his disciples, to the marriage. And the wine failing, the mother of Jesus saith to him: They have no wine. And Jesus saith to her: Woman, what is to me[...]
  • This day’s Gospel is especially adapted for children, who can draw from it, even in their humble way of thinking, many useful lessons. The law of Moses commanded every man of the Hebrew nation to go to the Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Passover. When Jesus was twelve years old, having come [...]
  •   One day, nearly two thousand years ago, a miraculous star of astonishing brightness appeared in the East. Three pious wise men of the East, kings we are told, since known as the Magi, saw it, and, inspired by heaven, they at once knew that the birth of the long-promised King of the Jews had come [...]
  • My dear Children: As we pass through life we are like ships at sea. At times we sail along peacefully and calm, but again we run into a storm, and the boisterous waves threaten to engulf us. On every side we are surrounded by dangers. And do you know what these dangers are? Sometimes it is Satan, wh[...]
  • Here we are, my dear young friends, at the beginning of a new year. When we look back on the days that have been vouchsafed to us, so full of graces and blessings, we feel that we ought to be filled with gratitude. But when we look at the past, we find that we have frequently done our work badly[...]
  • THE PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD IN THE TEMPLE Christmas is over; with the angels we have sung the beautiful anthem, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good will." We have witnessed the tears of the Child Jesus, but we know that those tears were tears of love, and for th[...]
  • Gospel. Luke ii. 1-14. At that time: There went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole world should be enrolled. This enrolling was first made by Cyrinus the governor of Syria: And all went to be enrolled, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee out of the city o[...]
  • The day is close upon us on which the Messias, the Saviour of the world, the King of the people, the Prince of peace, the Desired of nations, is to appear on the earth. Christmas is near. You, my children, must make every effort to prepare the way for the coming of Our Saviour. When a great king is[...]
  • Gospel - John i. 19-28. At that time: The Jews sent from Jerusalem priests and Levites to John to ask him: Who art thou? And he confessed and did not deny: and he confessed: I am not the Christ.  And they asked him: What then? Art thou Elias? And he said: I am not. Art thou the prophet? And he ans[...]
  • Gospel. Luke i 26 - 28. And in the sixth month, the Angel Gabriel was sent from God into a city of Galilee, called Nazareth, to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin's name was Mary. And the angel being come in, said unto her: Hail, full of grace: th[...]
  • Second Sunday of Advent Gospel - Matt. xi. 2-10.- At that time: When John had heard in prison the works of Christ, sending two of his disciples he said to him: Art thou he that art to come, or look we for another? And Jesus making answer said to them: Go and relate, to John what you have heard an[...]
  • First Sunday Of Advent   Gospel Luke xxi. 25-33. At that time Jesus said to his disciples: There shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in. the stars, and upon the earth distress of nations, by reason of the confusion of the roaring of the sea and of the waves: men withering away for fe[...]