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Sermons on podcast (Page 13)

Discovering Our Call

Fr. Javier reflects on how the prophet Isaiah and the apostles Peter and Paul discovered their vocation, and how we, too, might discover ours: “To find our purpose isn’t a single decision, but the work of a lifetime. And through that work, we are being saved—made into a people pulled from every tribe, tongue, and…

Abundant Life

This Sunday, Fr. Javier reflects on Jesus’ first sign at the wedding in Cana and his message of abundant life: “We work so that we may better enjoy the life we’ve been given. We struggle so that others might do the same… In a world of cheap knock-offs—visions of happiness that are trite and ethereal; moments of…

Table Manners of Hope and Mercy

Luke 14:1, 7-14
George Washington, one of the founding fathers and the first president of the United States, transcribed a little book as a school exercise sometime before he was 16 years old. It is entitled Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation … The gospel today sounds a little like Washington’s rules. It reads like a lesson in table manners… but there’s something more at stake here.