Msgr. Joseph Pellegrino


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These homilies are my gifts to you. Perhaps you might find them helpful in your ministry or in your own private reflections. 

Thank you, Msgr. Joseph Pellegrino

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October 30, 2016    Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: Lost in a Crowd; Found in Christ    

 

October 23, 2016    Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Under His Mercy    

 

October 16, 2016    Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Community of Prayer    

 

October 9, 2016    Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Am I of the Nine or the One of the Ten?    

 

October 2, 2016    Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Faith Transforms Crises into Challenges    

 

September 25, 2016    Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Church's Mission to the Poor    

 

September 18, 2016    Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Using Our Ingenuity for the Lord    

 

September 11, 2016    Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: There are No Lost Souls    

 

September 4, 2016    Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Vexing Questions with a Simple Answer    

 

August 28, 2016    Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: The City of the Living God  

 

August 21, 2016    Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: Entitlement, Presumption and the Cost of Discipleship  

 

August 14, 2016    Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Withstanding the Challenge  

 

August 7, 2016    Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Faith  

 

July 31, 2016    Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Success    

 

July 24, 2016    Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Lord's Prayer in the Gospel of Luke    

 

July 17, 2016    Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Life in the Presence of Christ    

 

July 10, 2016    Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Whose Schedule Really Matters?    

 

July 3, 2016    Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Eat Something!    

 

June 26, 2016    Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Selling Out for the Lord    

 

June 19, 2016    Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Har Megiddo    

 

June 12, 2016    Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Respecting Women    

 

June 5, 2016    Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Lord of Life    

 

May 29, 2016    Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord: Reverence for the Eucharist    

 

May 22, 2016    Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: Mystery Amid Mayhem    

 

May 15, 2016    Solemnity of Pentecost: We Talk, The Spirit Speaks    

 

May 8, 2016    Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord: Men of Galilee...Kick Open That Door!    

 

May 1, 2016    Sixth Easter: The Indwelling  

 

April 24, 2016    Fifth Easter: The New Jerusalem  

 

April 17, 2016    Fourth Easter: Jesus Did This For Us  

 

April 10, 2016    Third Easter: Feed My Sheep  

 

April 3, 2016    Second Easter: Divine Mercy

 

March 27, 2016    Easter: The Cross and the Candle    

 

March 25, 2016    Good Friday: Come to the Cross: A Call to Faith  

 

March 24, 2016    Holy Thursday: Divine Intimacy  

 

March 20, 2016    Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion: A Call to Faith

   

March 13, 2016    Fifth Sunday of Lent: Go and Sin No More

   

March 6, 2016    Fourth Sunday of Lent: Seeking, Forgiving, Celebrating  

 

February 28, 2016    Third Sunday of Lent: The Time to Produce Is Now    

 

February 21, 2016    Second Sunday of Lent: The Transfiguration--The Plan  

  

February 14, 2016    First Sunday of Lent: Integrity  

 

February 7, 2016    Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time: I can't do this........alone  

 

January 31, 2016    Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time: When I was a child....  

 

January 24, 2016    Third Sunday of Ordinary Time: Not a Number, an Integral Part  

 

January 17, 2016    Second Sunday of Ordinary Time: From Water to Wine to Blood  

 

January 10, 2016    The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord: Our Humanity Made Holy  

 

January 3, 2016    The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord: The Gifts We Bring  

 

January 1, 2016    The Solemnity of Mary: Mother of God  

 

December 27, 2015    The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

The Christian Family  

 

December 25, 2015    The Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, Christmas: 

The Power of Infinite Love  

 

December 20, 2015    The Fourth Sunday of Advent: The Visitation  

 

December 13, 2015    The Third Sunday of Advent: What Should We Do?  

 

December 8, 2015    The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception: 

Conceived Immaculately for a New Beginning  

 

December 6, 2015    The Second Sunday of Advent: Preparing  

 

November 29, 2015    The First Sunday of Advent: Waiting

   

November 22, 2015    The Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe: 

The Testifier to the Truth  

 

November 15, 2015    Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: 

The Wise Shall Shine Brightly  

 

November 8, 2015    Thirty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

Trusting in God  

 

November 2, 2015    The Memorial of All Souls: 

I Will Reject No One Who Comes to Me  

 

November 1, 2015    The Solemnity of All Saints: Heroes  

 

October 25, 2015    Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Priesthood  

 

October 18, 2015    Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

Authority and Service  

 

October 11, 2015    Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

What Do We Need?  

 

October 4, 2015    Twenty-seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

The Sacrament of Marriage  

 

September 27, 2015    Twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

The Spirit Fills All the People of God  

 

September 20, 2015    Twenty-fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

The Problem with Getting Your Props  

 

September 13, 2015    Twenty-fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

Which Peter Are We?  

 

September 6, 2015    Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

Listen and Proclaim His Good News  

 

August 30, 2015    Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

Living A Simple Faith  

 

August 23, 2015    Twenty-first Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

John 6 Pt 5--The Choice Is Ours  

 

August 16, 2015    Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

John 6 Pt 4--The Dynamic Presence

  

August 9, 2015    Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

John 6 Pt 3--Food for the Journey  

 

August 2, 2015    Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

John 6 Pt 2--What Is the Food We Are Looking For?  

 

July 26, 2015    Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

John 6 Pt 1--The First Supper  

 

July 19, 2015    Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Twenty-third Psalm  

 

July 12, 2015    Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Amos and Us--Everyday People Call to Prophesy  

 

July 5, 2015    Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Power Made Perfect in Weakness  

 

June 28, 2015    Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Results of Sin  

 

June 21, 2015    Twelth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Peace in the Turmoil  

 

June 14, 2015    Eleventh Sunday of Ordianry Time: Trusting in God's Time  

 

June 7, 2015    The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord: The Covenant of the Eucharist  

 

May 31, 2015    The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: The Power of the Name  

  

May 24, 2015    The Solemnity of Pentecost: Called from Safety into Love   

 

May 17, 2015    The Solemnity of the Ascension: Taking on the Snakes and Poisons of the World  

  

May 10, 2015    Sixth Sunday of Easter: Love, a Choice that Demands Sacrifice    

 

May 3, 2015    Fifth Sunday of Easter: Being Fruitful Christians: Living the Mass  

  

April 26, 2015    Fourth Sunday of Easter: The Voice of the Shepherd  

 

April 19, 2015    Third Sunday of Easter: Mercy  

 

April 12, 2015    Second Sunday of Easter: The Battle Against Doubts  

 

April 5, 2015     Easter Sunday: Easter Flowers  

 

April 3, 2015    Good Friday: Only One Person Did Not Have To Die  

 

April 2, 2015    Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper: The Banquet of Love  

 

March 29, 2015    Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion: Don't Keep the Secret  

 

March 22, 2015    Fifth Sunday of Lent: Our Hours  

 

March 15, 2015    Fourth Sunday of Lent: We Are God's Work of Art  

 

March 8, 2015    Third Sunday of Lent: The Wisdom of the Cross  

 

March 1, 2015    Second Sunday of Lent: The Covenant of Faith  

 

February 22, 2015    First Sunday of Lent: The Weeping Jesus  

 

February 15, 2015    Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Unclean No More  

 

February 8, 2015    Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time: His Touch Demands Our Response  

 

February 1, 2015    Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time: He Spoke With Authority

  

January 25, 2015    Third Sunday of Ordinary Time: It Is Never Too Late  

 

January 18, 2015    Second Sunday of Ordinary Time: The God of the Upset Applecart  

 

January 11, 2015    The Baptism of the Lord: A Call To Change the World

  

January 4, 2015    The Solemnity of the Epiphany: The Mystery of Inclusion  

 

January 1, 2015    The Solemnity of Mary: Mary, Mother of God and Our Mother  

 

December 28, 2014     The Feast of the Holy Family: Being a Holy Family  

 

December 25, 2014     Christmas: O Holy Night  

 

December 21, 2014    Fourth Sunday of Advent: The Everlasting Desire  

 

December 14, 2014    Third Sunday of Advent: Called to be Apostles and Witnesses  

 

December 8, 2014    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: Chosen to Do God's Will  

 

December 7, 2014    Second Sunday of Advent: Comfort Food  

 

November 30, 2014    First Sunday of Advent: Waiting for Him to Come and Heal Us   

 

November 23, 2014    The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe: Viva Cristo Rey!    

 

November 16, 2014     Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time: Developing His Talents   

 

November 9, 2014    The Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran: We Are Church  

   

November 2, 2014    The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day); Expressing His Love    

 

October 26, 2014    Thirtieth Sunday: The Heart of the Law  

 

October 19, 2014    Twenty-ninth Sunday: Forming Citizens

  

October 12, 2014    Twenty-eighth Sunday: Wearing Our Christianity  

 

October 5, 2014    Twenty-seventh Sunday: Actions and Consequences  

 

September 28, 2014    Twenty-sixth Sunday: Empty Means Full  

  

September 21, 2014    Twenty-fifth Sunday: It Is Never Too Late  

   

September 14, 2014    The Triumph of the Cross: God Loves Us    

 

September 7, 2014    Twenty-third Sunday: Sentinels of Love   

 

August 31, 2014    Twenty-second Sunday: Conform or Be Transformed?  

 

August 24, 2014    Twenty-first Sunday: The One Who Holds the Keys  

 

August 17, 2014    Twentieth Sunday: The Humility to Experience God's Love in Others  

 

August 15, 2014    The Solemnity of the Assumption: Mary Is With God and With Us  

 

August 10, 2014    Nineteenth Sunday: The Still Small Voice  

 

August 3, 2014    Eighteenth Sunday: The Culture of Life  

 

July 27, 2014    Seventeenth Sunday: Wisdom  

 

July 20, 2014    Sixteenth Sunday: Weeds Among the Wheat--the Price of Freedom

  

July 13, 2014    Fifteenth Sunday: can We Handle the Truth?  

 

July 6, 2014    Fourteenth Sunday: Meek and Humble of Heart  

 

June 29, 2014    Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul: They Couldn't Even Tweet  

 

June 22, 2014    Solemnity of Corpus Christi: Beyond the Carousel  

 

June 15, 2014    Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: Claimed in the Name of the Trinity  

 

June 8, 2014    Solemnity of Pentecost: All Different, All One  

 

June 1, 2014    Solemnity of the Ascension: Lonliness & Presence  

 

May 25, 2014    Sixth Easter: As Good as the Christian Samaritans  

 

May 18, 2014    Fifth Easter: How Do I Get There?  

 

May 11, 2014    Fourth Easter: The Voice of the Lord  

 

May 4, 2014    Third Easter: Apostolic Witnesses  

 

April 27, 2014    Second Easter: Doubts, Divine Mercy and St. John Paul II  

 

April 20, 2014    Easter Sunday: The Gardens of the Lord  

 

April 18, 2014    Good Friday: The Tree of the Cross Is the Tree of LIfe  

 

April 17, 2014    Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper: Consume and Be Consumed  

 

April 13, 2014    Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion: No Need for a Temple  

 

April 6, 2014    Fifth Sunday of Lent: Coming Out of the Tomb  

 

March 30, 2014    Fourth Sunday of Lent: From Darkness to Light  

 

March 23, 2014    Third Sunday of Lent: The Hope His Forgiveness Provides  

 

March 16, 2014    Second Sunday of Lent: Faith--A Journey of Sacrifice to Glory  

 

March 9, 2014    First Sunday of Lent: Temptations  

 

March 2, 2014    Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Treasure Today  

 

February 23, 2014    Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Law of Talons vs the Law of Love, Capital Punishment and the Catholic  

 

February 16, 2014    Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Fullness of the Law  

 

February 9, 2014    Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Shining the Light of His Wisdom  

 

February 2, 2014    The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord: He Shared Fully in Our Humanity  

 

January 26, 2014    Third Sunday of Ordinary Time: St. Agnes and the Victory of Christ's Peace  

 

January 19, 2014    Second Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Lamb of God  

 

January 12, 2014    Feast of the Baptism of the Lord: Joining the Fight Against Sin  

 

January 5, 2014    Solemnity of the Epiphany: Celebrating the One Body of Christ  

 

January 1, 2014    Solemnity of Mary: Listening to the Word with Her Heart  

 

December 29, 2013    Feast of the Holy Family: Protecting the Presence of the Lord in Our Families  

 

December 25, 2013    Solemnity of the Nativity: We Are the Reason  

 

December 22, 2013    Fourth Advent: Behold  

 

December 15, 2013    Third Advent: What Did We Go Out to See?  

 

December 8, 2013    Second Advent: Put Off the Toiling and Let Love In  

 

December 1, 2013    First Advent: Preparing for What Matters  

 


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