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The Word at St. Francis de Sales

Welcome to The Word at St. Francis de Sales—the podcast for dynamic Catholics like yourself.  Whether traveling or homebound, The Word at St. Francis de Sales brings the Gospel to you.  Each weekly episode includes the Sunday scriptures and features the homily from St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in New York City.  So you can take the Word with you wherever you go. 

Apr 29, 2018

Fr. Anthony Ciorra on preaching without words

Fifth Sunday of Easter
Lectionary: 53

Reading 1 ACTS 9:26-31

When Saul arrived in Jerusalem he tried to join the disciples,
but they were all afraid of him,
not believing that he was a disciple.
Then Barnabas took charge of him and brought him to the apostles,
and he...

Apr 22, 2018

Fr. Matt Malone on the love entwined in the Trinity--and on that curious word "consubstantial"

Fourth Sunday of Easter
Lectionary: 50

Reading 1 ACTS 4:8-12

Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said:
"Leaders of the people and elders:
If we are being examined today
about a good deed done to a cripple,
namely, by...

Apr 15, 2018

Fr. Kelly on the risen Jesus and surprise parties

Third Sunday of Easter
Lectionary: 47

Reading 1 ACTS 3:13-15, 17-19

Peter said to the people:
"The God of Abraham,
the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob,
the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus,
whom you handed over and denied in Pilate's...

Apr 8, 2018

Fr. Matt Malone on empathy for Thomas

Second Sunday of Easter
(Or Sunday of Divine Mercy)
Lectionary: 44

Reading 1 ACTS 4:32-35

The community of believers was of one heart and mind,
and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own,
but they had everything in common.
With great power the apostles bore...

Apr 1, 2018

Fr. Philip Kelly on Easter

Easter Sunday - The Resurrection of the Lord - The Mass of Easter Day
Lectionary: 42

Reading 1 ACTS 10:34A, 37-43

Peter proceeded to speak and said:
"You know what has happened all over Judea, 
beginning in Galilee after the baptism
that John preached, 
how God anointed Jesus of...