28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

 

 

Readings

The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available.

You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here.

The bulletin article follows:

I’m jotting down these thoughts as I finish up our annual priests’ retreat, this time at St. Charles Center in Moss Bluff. A retreat center owned by the diocese of Lake Charles, the facility is built on the edge of swampland along a fork of the Calcasieu River. Having been here multiple times, it is a comfortable and familiar place for prayer and silence, which is always good for retreat. Continue reading

Friday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily

Readings

“Is there to be no development of religion in the Church of Christ? Certainly, there is to be development and on the largest scale. Who can be so grudging to men, so full of hate for God, as to try to prevent it? But it must truly be development of the faith, not alteration of the faith. Development means that each thing expands to be itself, while alteration means that a thing is changed from one thing into another. The understanding, knowledge and wisdom of one and all, of individuals as well as of the whole Church, ought then to make great and vigorous progress with the passing of the ages and the centuries, but only along its own line of development, that is, with the same doctrine, the same meaning and the same import.” — From the first instruction by Saint Vincent of Lerins, priest

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Readings

The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available.

You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here.

Prayer for Share the Journey Campaign

The bulletin article follows:

Pride, greed, lust, wrath, gluttony, envy, and sloth. Not a very pretty list, one might say.  It is a list that is at least 1400 years old.  It is a list of sins so serious that the Church, and others, have named them “Deadly” — the Seven Deadly Sins.  There is wisdom in recognizing their death-dealing potential. Continue reading