HOMILIES 2019

Subdn. Mark Nassief
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11/3/19 The parable of Lazarus and the rich man: rethinking what is important in life.

10/27/19 Salvation comes through the Church and her Saints

Fr. George Ajalat
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10/20/19 Gaderene demoniac-The delusion of materialism

Fr. George Ajalat
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10/6/19  Do we truly believe in the Resurrection

Subdn. Steven Heffelfinger
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9/29/19  How do we love our enemy ?

Fr. George Ajalat
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Fr. George Ajalat
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Fr. George Ajalat
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9/22/19 Every good thing we do comes from God

9/15/19  The way of the Cross is not the way of this world.  

9/8/19 The Theotokos is "the beginning of our salvation." 

Subdn. Mark Nassief
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9/1/19 Happy Ecclesiastical New Year!

Fr. George Ajalat
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8/25/19 A firm faith is contagious. Love, order, forgiveness, and unity triumph over confusion and division.

Fr. George Ajalat
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Fr. John Reimann
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8/18/19 As Christians we rejoice because vicotry has already been obtained.

8/11/19 Transforming through symfonia and syngergia (symphony and synergy).

Subdn. Mark Nassief
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8/4/19 Transfiguration: A week when the impossible becomes possible.

Fr. Ambrose Liston
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7/28/19  How can we best serve the church?

Subdn. Stephen Heffelfinger
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7/21/19  What it means to commend our lives to Christ our God.

Fr. George Ajalat
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7/14/19  Is Christ the Lord of our lives?

Fr. George Ajalat
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7/7/19  We cannot serve two masters.  What is our goal?

Fr. Constantine Nasr
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6/30/19 The harvest is plentiful, where are the laborers?

Dn. Andrew Andrews
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6/23/19  The Sunday of All Saints

Fr. John Finley
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6/16/19  Pentecost: The Rivers of living water.

Fr. George Ajalat6-9-19
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6/9/19 We pray what we believe and we believe what we pray.

Fr. George Ajalat - 6
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6/2/19  Sunday of the Blind Man: Dirt is good!

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/26/19
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5/26/19  Sunday of the Samaritan Woman: We all have a purpose in life.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 5/19/19
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5/19/19  Physical and Spiritual Healing and the Sunday of the Paralytic.

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/12/19
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5/12/19  Mother's Day and the Myrrh-bearing Women

Unknown Track - Unknown Artist
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5/5/19  Thomas Sunday: There is nothing new under the sun...except Jesus Christ.

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/298/19
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4/28/19  Pascha: The Paschal Homily of St. John Chrysostom

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/21/19
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4/21/19  Palm Sunday: The significance of the two donkeys as Christ entered Jerusalem.

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/14/19
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4/14/19  The Sunday of St. Mary of Eqypt: Encountering God as St. Mary did in the desert.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 4/7/19
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4/7/19  The Sunday of St. John Climacus: Climbing the ladder through the Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian.

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/31/19
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3/31/19  The Sunday of the Cross: Denying our false self to discover our true self.

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/24/19
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3/24/19  Sin: The terminal illness each of us carries within ourselves.

Subdn. Stephen Heffelfinger - 3/17/19
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3/17/19  The Triumph of Orthodoxy

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/10/19
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3/10/19  Great Lent: Begin the struggle and learn the true meaning of fasting

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/3/19
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3/3/19  The Sunday of Judgment:  An awesome and fearsome sight!

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 2/24/19
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2/24/19  The Prodigal Son:  Lessons in Time and Love

Fr. George Ajalat - 2/17/19
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2/17/19  The Triodion: A Chance to renew who we are.

Fr. Andrew Honore - 2/10/19
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2/10/19  The Canaanite woman: Feeding our hunger

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 2/3/19
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2/3/19  St. Simeon the Patron and Protector of our Children

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/27/19
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1/27/19  Zaccheus tells us everthing about our salvation.  

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/20/19
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1/20/19  Is there anything worse than an unthankful child?

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 1/13/19
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1/13/19  What is your New Year's Resolution?

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/6/19
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1/6/19  Epiphany- the great renewal of human kind and of all creation.

HOMILIES 2018

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/16/18
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12/16/18  The great banquet is our new life in Christ.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 12/2/18
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12/2/18 Childrens' Sermon: Who was St. Nicholas?.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/25/18
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11/25/18 Looking for answers in all the wrong places. The Kingdom of Heaven is right in front of us.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/18/18
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11/18/18 Let us live a life worthy of our calling.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 11/11/2018
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11/11/18  The Good Samaritan and the Meaning of Life.
Fr George Ajalat - 11/4/2018
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11/4/18 "The Gates" to the Kingdom of Heaven.
Fr George Ajalat - 10/28/18
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10/28/18 "Faith is Trusting Jesus, obeying His commandments, and loving Him."
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/21/18
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10/21/18  "Who rules over our lives- Christ or our passions?"  by Subdn. Steve Heffelfinger. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/14/18
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10/14/18  "The Church is One...There is only one Church". 
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/7/18
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10/7/18  Why do we use incense in the Church?
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/30/18
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9/30/18  Love Your Enemies.
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/23/18
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9/23/18  Repentance means to love God.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 9/16/18
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9/16/18  Looking at the Cross we see love.
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/9/18
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9/9/18  The cross of our Lord before all else is "love"
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/2/18
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9/2/18  The Church is the Wedding Feast of the Lamb
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/26/18
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8/26/18 The Church is God's Vineyard
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 8/19/18
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8/19/18 With God all things are possible.
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/12/18
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8/12/18 Forgiveness is the key that opens the door to heaven. 
Joshua Peterson - 8/5/18
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8/5/18  Why I became Orthodox by Joshua Peterson.
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/29/18
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7/29/18 The Christian Faith is one of victory and joy!
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 7/22/18
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7/22/18  The five loaves and two fish: the significance of "breaking bread."
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/15/18
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7/15/18  Baptized Christians have a new life; We must look, act, and think different from the world.
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/8/18
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7/8/18 It is sin that paralyzes our souls

Samantha Nassief Oratorical Speech - 7/1/18
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7/1/18 Refections on Acts 2:42 (prepared for the Oratocial Competition at the Parish Life Conference).

Fr. George Ajalat - 7/1/18
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7/1/18 Love is the center of everything we do.

Fr. George Ajalat - 6/24/18
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6/24/18 How to interact with those who have rejected the most basic moral principles of human existence.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 6/17/18
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6/17/18 Seeking first the Kingdom of God and living a life

free of worries.

Fr. George Ajalat - 6/10/18
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6/10/18 Feeding the soul

Fr. John Finley - 6/3/18
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6/3/18 The cost of discipleship

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 5/27/18
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5/27/18  Pentecost: the Great Invitation

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/20/18
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5/20/18 Fr. George comments on the tragic shooting in Texas.

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/13/18
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5/13/18 The lesson of the Blind Man: love, joy and thankfulness.

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/6/18
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5/6/18 Photeini ("The One That Has the Light Inside")  Only when we have light in us that we can see things the way they really are.

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 4/22/28
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4/22/18  Who were the Myrrh-bearing Women and what is myrrh?

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/15/18
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4/15/18  Thomas Sunday:  Even when we are weak in our faith, Christ will not give up on us.

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/8/18
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4/8/18  St. John Chrysostom's Paschal Homily

Fr. George Ajalat - 4/1/18
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4/1/18  Palm Sunday and the meaning of "Hosanna!"

Fr. George Ajalat - 3/25/18
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Subdn. Mark Nassief - 3/18/18
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3/25/18  The meaning of one of the most powerful epistles St. Paul ever wrote.

3/18/18  The Fourth Sunday of Lent, where St. Patrick and St. John Climacus (St. John of the Ladder) collide.

Lindsay Buhler - 3/11/18
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Fr. George Ajalat - 3/4/18
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Fr. George Ajalat - 2/25/18
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3/11/18  Lindsay Buhler guides us through her journey to the Orthodox Church.

3/4/18  The teachings of St. Gregory Palamas and how he preserved the Orthodox Faith 

2/25/18  A matter of grave importance: Preserving the Orthodox Faith 

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 2/18/18
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2/18/18  The Sunday of Forgiveness: What are our true treasures?

Fr. George Ajalat - 2/4/18
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2/4/18  Childrens Sermon: the meaning of the Prodigal Son parable.

Fr. John Finley - 1/28/18
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1/28/18  The Publican and the Pharisee: True prayer vs. false prayer

Subdn. Mark Nassief - 1/21/18
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1/21/18  The lesson of Zacchaeus; where do we come up short in our daily lives?

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/14/118
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1/14/18  True freedom is the freedom not to sin.

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/7/18
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1/7/18  John the Baptist, the greatest man who ever lived.

HOMILIES 2017

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/31/17
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12/31/17 Like John the Baptist we must stand firm in our Godly convictions despite what the rulers of our society may think.

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/24/17
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12/24/17  Love is not a feeling, emotion, nor even an action.  Love is intimately connected to Obedience and Humility.

Fr. George Ajalat - 12/17/17
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12/17/17 The spiritual story of Cinderella as told in the parable
of the great banquet.
Subdn. Mark Nassief - 12/10/17
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12/10/17 Seeing the forest for the trees.  Keeping life simple and focusing on the obvious, that Christ is in our midst.
Fr. George Ajalat - 12/3/17
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12/3/17 Shedding our blindness as we answer the Lord's call
to draw near to Him.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/26/19
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11/26/17 It is time to wake up and see the reality of what the material world and the spiritual world truly are.
Fr. John Finley - 11/19/26
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11/19/17  Comfort food does not comfort the soul.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/12/17
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11/12/17 The parable of the Good Samaritan and how like the inn, the church is where healing takes place.
Fr. George Ajalat - 11/5/17
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Fr. George Ajalat - 10/29/17
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11/5/17  Where the Lord is there must be beauty. Coming to church is not an earthly experience, we must shed our egos to stand in the presence of the living God.  
10/29/17  St. Veronica and true inner beauty.
 
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/22/17
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10/22/17  The spiritual world is more real and present than the material world if we have the eyes to see it.  
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/15/17
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Fr. George Ajalat - 10/8/17
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10/15/17  The heart is where we see God. It is the center of our spiritual life.   
10/8/17  Death has no power over us.  Being carnally-minded vs. being spiritually-minded.   
Fr. George Ajalat - 10/1/17
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10/1/17  Love your enemies because they can be your greatest benefactors.     
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/24/17
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Fr. George Ajalat - 9/17/17
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Fr. George Ajalat - 9/10/17
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9/24/17  The desperate fight over words in our culture and the true meaning of what is to be Evangelical.
9/17/17  John 3:16:  The Soul, defeating demons, and the fantastic journey that is the Christian life.
9/10/17  John 3:16:  One of the greatest and most beautiful gifts God has given mankind is freedom.
Fr. George Ajalat - 9/3/17
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9/3/17 The importance of gratitude.
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/27/17
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8/27/17 The Lord gives us a choice that will determine our eternal destiny.
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/20/17
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8/20/17 Forgiveness: the Lord's most important teaching.
Fr. Andrew Honore - 8/13/17
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8/13/17 Moving mountains with our faith and the gift of the Transfiguration of Christ.
Fr. George Ajalat - 8/6/17
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8/6/17 The Transfiguration: Putting the Feast into context.
Fr. Andrew Honore - 7/30/17
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7/30/17 Christ feeds the crowds.  What it means to be a member of the Kingdom of God.
Fr. George Ajalat - 7/9/17
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7/9/17  St. Paul and knowing the true God

Fr. George Ajalat - 6/18/17
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6/18/17 Just as the Apostles are the foundation of our Holy Church so are fathers the foundations of our homes. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 6/11/17
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6/11/17 Sunday of All-Saints-Each one of us is called to be a Saint
Fr. George Ajalat - 5/28/17
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5/28 Sunday of the Holy Fathers: The Church is built on their living presence.  

Fr. George Ajalat - 5/21/17
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5/21/17  The Blind Man-Who is blind and who can see? 
Fr. George Ajalat - 5/14/17
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5/14/17  The Samaritan Woman. The material world can never satisfy our thirst. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 4/30/17
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4/30/17  Myrrh-bearers Sunday

Let us Love Christ by keeping His Commandments

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Fr. John Finley - 4/23/17
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4/23/17 Thomas Sunday  (Fr. John Finley)
Fr. George Ajalat - 4/9/17
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4/9/17   Palm Sunday: Our Lord has come to our city. In His presence we have been freed from all fears and anxieties.
Fr. George Ajalat - 4/2/17
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4/2/17 The love of God is the source of all true goodness and philanthropy.
Fr. George Ajalat - 3/26/17
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3/26/17 Our Faith is Personal but not individual. Jesus Heals the  Epileptic
Fr. George Ajalat - 3/19/17
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3/19/17  The way of Christianity is opposite the way of this world- it is the way and the joy of the cross. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 3/5/17
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3/5/17  Our worship must be spiritual.  We must stand in the presence of God with great reverence and fear
Fr. George Ajalat - 2/26/17
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2/26/17 The purpose of Lent is to enter back into Paradise. To do this, we must trample down all carnal desires and we must forgive. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 2/19/17
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2/19/17  The Last Judgment is the love of God poured out on all flesh. 
Fr. George Ajalat - 1/29/17
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1/29/17  The Cannanite Woman teaches us the one essential element if we are to have faith.
Fr. George Ajalat - 1/22/17
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1/22/17  Zaccheus shows us how to live the spiritual life !

Fr. George Ajalat - 1/15/17
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Fr. George Ajalat - 1/1/17
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1/15/17 To be healthy mean first to have a healthy relationship with God  and then from this with others. 

1/1/17  Circumcision of Christ: It is the Circumcision of the Heart-Baptism- that saves us. 
Fr. George Ajalat (2)
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Fr. George Ajalat
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11/10/19  The Church is where we are healed and where we are saved.