Fr. Mike Lagrimas’ Homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

What the Hell! Mt 13:24-43 An elderly lady looked worried as she celebrated her 90th birthday. Her daughter asked her, “Mom, it’s your birthday. But you don’t look happy. What seems to be worrying you?” The old lady replied, “It’s…

Weekly Cenacle at the Our Lady of Pompeii Church

CENACLE 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time July 17, 2011 Gospel: Mt 13:24-43 TOPIC: DEALING WITH EVIL IN THE WORLD Message # 332: “My Heart is Bleeding ” 1.  The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother laments the spread of evil…

SUMMERRRRRR – R& R

SUMMERRRRRR – R& R School Education has given us the 3R’s (Reading, Writing, ’Rithmetic) and then came the other two – Right Conduct and Right Reasoning. And summer gives us “R & R”…for Rest and Relaxation (and also Recreation). This…

Fr. Mike Lagrimas’ Homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 03, 2011 Our Lady of America Jn 6:51-58   Let me begin with some thoughts about the Roman Empire – the glory that was Rome, we say. It was a very powerful and successful empire in the ancient world.…

Come, Holy Spirit, Come!

THE SOLEMNITY OF PENTECOST June 12, 2011 The 50th day of the Easter celebration is the Feast of Pentecost. Today we hear that Jesus breathed on his disciples and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit”. St. Ignatius Loyola says that the…

Fr. Mike Lagrimas’ Homily for Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday June 12, 2011 God’s Greatest Double Gift Jn 20:19-23 A customer goes back to the store and complained to the cashier. “You are not doing your job well! I just counted my change and it’s ten dollars short!”
The…