St. Margaret of York Catholic Church

St. Margaret of York Catholic Church

By St. Margaret of York
Reflections on the Sunday Gospel and other things related to being a disciple of Jesus.
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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on today's readings.
00:00
October 8, 2019
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Robert Healey
Someone has risen from the dead. Are we repentant?
09:45
October 8, 2019
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Paul Blessing
Actions have consequences. Deacon Paul reflects on the parable of the rich man and poor man.
06:46
October 8, 2019
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Robert Healey
Deacon Robert Healey from the Diocese of Tulsa explains what it means to be a steward.
10:03
October 8, 2019
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Jeff Perkins
Deacon Jeff, talks about the lesson in today's Gospel about what it means to be a good steward.
10:01
October 8, 2019
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Christianity is not on sale, it is not low cost. There is a high price to follow Jesus.
11:06
October 8, 2019
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Bedel
Is Jesus commanding us to hate? Find out as Fr. Bedel unlocks the meaning of todays Gospel reading.
07:19
October 8, 2019
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Bedel
In today's Gospel, Jesus challenges us on the virtue of charity and humility and Fr. Bedel reflects on these two virtues.
07:12
October 4, 2019
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Reflecting on the Gospel, Fr. Pasala talks about the importance of living a life of humility, service, and love.
11:01
October 4, 2019
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Paul Blessing
Deacon Paul reminds us not to worry about how many will be saved but to focus on striving to live our lives totally and completely with the goal of entering through the narrow gate.
08:17
October 3, 2019
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr Bedel
Fr Bedel challenges us to strive to enter through the narrow gate.
07:38
October 3, 2019
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel talks about how some choose to follow Jesus while others do not and that we should prioritize our relationship with God over worldly relationships.
07:46
September 10, 2019
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala encourages to not compromise our faith and to "set the world on fire" through our faith.
12:53
September 10, 2019
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on what it means to have spiritual capital and how we are called to be ready when our time to leave this life comes.
12:15
August 30, 2019
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel reflects on the Gospel message about how like Abraham we are called to trust God and to be people of action.
08:33
August 30, 2019
Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Bill Martin
Fr. Bill Martin reflected on the gospel and spoke about Unbound a Catholic Child Sponsorship organization. More info: https://www.unbound.org
14:10
August 20, 2019
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Jeff
Deacon Jeff reminds us that it is essential for us to pray and informs us of the elements of prayer.
10:27
August 16, 2019
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Paul
Deacon Paul reflects on the Gospel reading of Abraham's persistence in prayer and how we too should be persistent in our prayer to the Lord.
08:06
August 16, 2019
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel stresses the importance of hospitality and the importance of focusing on God not on ourselves.
07:12
July 26, 2019
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala stresses the importance experiencing God  through hospitality.
10:51
July 26, 2019
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Bedel reflects on the story of the Good Samaritian, our responsibility yo go above and beyond to be compassionate, and about how God's mercy is limitless.
07:29
July 26, 2019
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala, speaks on the missionary efforts of the Diocese of Hyderabad, India his home diocese.
11:37
July 11, 2019
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Jeff
Deacon Jeff talks about finding what God is calling us to do with our life.
12:30
July 11, 2019
Feast of the Corpus Christi - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala  explains that the feast of the Corpus Christi is a doctrinal feast that is really three feasts in one. He tells us why it was established and why we celebrate it.
12:18
June 25, 2019
Feast of the Corpus Christi - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel reflects on the Eucharist and explains how the Eucharist is a constant reminder of victory.
06:12
June 25, 2019
Feast of the Holy Trinity - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on the Holy Trinity.
12:27
June 17, 2019
Feast of the Holy Trinity - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel challenges us to contemplate the difference between authentic Christ-like love and the distorted ideas of love often found in society.
07:45
June 17, 2019
Pentecost - Fr. Paul C. Wilderotter
On Pentecost, we had guest priest Fr. Paul C. Wilderotter celebrate Mass with us. Fr. Wilderotter asked us if we could meet Jesus face to face would we be better Christians? Additionally, Father introduced us to Food for the Poor a ministry that provides direct relief to the poor through latin America and the Caribbean.
19:57
June 12, 2019
Feast of the Ascension - Fr. Ambrose Dobrozsi
Fr. Ambrose Dobrozsi, reflects on the Ascension and the importance of growing close to Jesus in the Sacraments and going to Jesus in the poor.
07:32
June 4, 2019
Feast of the Ascension - Fr. Mark Bredestege
For Ascension Sunday, Fr. Mark Bredestege talks about the ways Jesus is still alive and present in the Church today.
07:04
June 4, 2019
6th Sunday of Easter - Fr. Mark Bredestege
Guest priest, Fr. Mark Bredestege, challenges us to ask our selfs the question: "Am I willing to die so you can make it to heaven?" This is the mark of disciple, for a disciple who loves God will follow His commands because of that love.
06:05
May 31, 2019
6th Sunday of Easter - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel asks us to ponder the question: How important is it to be active in the Church? He then dives in to discuss the 4 marks of the Church.
06:35
May 31, 2019
5th Sunday of Easter - Dn. Paul
Deacon Paul reflects on Jesus' command to "love one another as I have loved you."
07:12
May 21, 2019
4th Sunday of Easter - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on Jesus as the Good Shepherd, vocations, and Mother's Day
09:52
May 21, 2019
4th Sunday of Easter / 1st Eucharist - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel talks about vocations and how they call us to holiness.
06:54
May 21, 2019
Third Sunday of Easter - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala talks about the transformative power of prayer.
00:00
May 13, 2019
Third Sunday of Easter / 1st Communion - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel explains to our first communicants that the Eucharist is a gift and a new beginning.
04:49
May 12, 2019
Divine Mercy Sunday - Deacon Paul
Deacon Paul dives into the meaning of mercy and explores how our God is a God of mercy.
06:50
May 11, 2019
Divine Mercy Sunday - Deacon Jeff
Deacon Jeff explains the meaning of mercy.
08:32
May 10, 2019
Easter - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel shares the message of Easter with us.
07:56
May 9, 2019
Holy Thursday - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel talks about Jesus as the way, the truth, and the life.
05:57
May 8, 2019
Palm Sunday - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel reflects on the Passion of Christ
03:11
April 18, 2019
Palm Sunday - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on the Passion of Christ
10:43
April 18, 2019
5th Sunday of Lent - Fr. Bedel
What was Jesus writing in the sand? Fr. Bedel explores this question and how we can know if we are open to God's mercy.
06:47
April 8, 2019
5th Sunday of Lent - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects of the three readings of the day and how they all talk about God's mercy.
09:39
April 8, 2019
4th Sunday of Lent - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel talks about the readings of the day and the meaning of Latare Sunday which comes from the traditional opening line of the entrance antiphon. This is a Sunday even in the season of Lent we are called to rejoice, be joyful, and exault.
07:17
April 3, 2019
4th Sunday of Lent - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on the Gospel parable of the Prodigal Son. and how this is a story is a metaphor for the mercy and love of God the Father and the need for repentance.
15:00
April 3, 2019
3rd Sunday in Lent - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala reflects on the Gospel as a warning to repent and accept God's mercy because we never know when disaster will strike.
13:59
March 29, 2019
Fr. Bedel - 2nd Sunday in Lent
Fr. Bedel talks about the Transfiguration and Jesus as the true superhero.
08:44
March 21, 2019
Fr. Sullivan - 1st Sunday of Lent / Parish Mission Intro
Fr. Sullivan of the Fathers of Mercy is our guest speaker for Parish Mission week. He challenges us to become Saints and make the most of our Lenten journey.
19:37
March 11, 2019
Fr. Pasala - Ash Wednesday & Blessing of the Ashes
Fr. Pasala explains the symbolism of the ashes; repentance, nothingness, and the death we all will taste. Later he goes on to talk about the spiritual pillars of a disciple. Blessing of the Ashes at 8:20 mark.
09:44
March 11, 2019
8th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala tells several stories reflecting on the Gospel of the day and addresses the issue of finding fault in others but ignoring the fault with in ourselves.
10:21
March 4, 2019
Fr. Bedel - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Bedel talks about how Jesus' teaching of love your enemies is a recipe for changing the world.
06:34
February 25, 2019
Fr. Pasala - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Pasala talks about Jesus' teaching of love your enemies and this can be tough to do.
09:43
February 25, 2019
Dn. Mark Bredestege - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Deacon Mark Bredestege invites us to contemplate the importance of not allowing the things of this world from distracting us from our relationship with God and seeking Him fully.
05:45
February 19, 2019
Fr. Bedel - 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Bedel reflects on the days readings and explains how God calls us to follow Him. 1.) He gets our attention 2.) We must admit our sinfulness 3.) He sends us into the world. (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
06:40
February 12, 2019
Fr. Bedel - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Is Jesus the Messiah, a crazy person, or a liar? Fr. Bedel invites us to accept Jesus challenge and our call to sacrificial love.
04:49
February 5, 2019
Fr. Pasala - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Pasala talks about the experience of rejection and how even though we are personally chosen by God for His grand mission; we can reject Jesus and His love when we fail to trust Him.
06:30
February 5, 2019
Deacon Jeff - 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Deacon Jeff contemplates the human mind and how through painting a picture in our mind gives us a greater understanding of they mystery that is the Body of Christ.  (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
08:25
February 5, 2019
Deacon Paul - 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Deacon Paul explains the Gospel readings and highlights what the Church really is and the importance of the Body of Christ.
06:56
February 5, 2019
Fr. Bedel - 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Bedel talks about life issues and the importance of respecting life.
07:05
February 5, 2019
The Baptism of the Lord - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel talks about the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary: The Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan, the Wedding Feast at Cana, the Proclamation of the Kingdom, the Transfiguration and the Institution of the Eucharist.(Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
06:02
January 17, 2019
Epiphany - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel answers the question, "Why do we celebrate Epiphany?"
07:23
January 16, 2019
Epiphany - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala asks us the question, " Do you have a star to guide your life?" (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
07:34
January 16, 2019
Mary the Mother of God - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala explains why Mary is honored. (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
08:32
January 15, 2019
Christmas - Fr. Bedel
Fr. Bedel talks about the amazing love of God. (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
06:32
January 15, 2019
Feast of the Holy Family - Deacon Paul
Deacon Paul reflects on the Gospel of searching for Jesus and finding him in the temple. We are invited us to respond to God by keeping him at the center of our lives.
06:27
January 10, 2019
Fourth Sunday of Advent - Fr. Pasala
Fr. Pasala tells us a story of a young boy and an old women who experience the joy of sharing.
10:15
January 10, 2019
Third Sunday of Advent - Fr. Bedel
Do you live in a way that others see Jesus in you? Reflecting on the Gospel Fr. Bedel invites us to start now and rejoice in the Lord always.
08:00
December 17, 2018
Second Sunday of Advent - Fr. Pasala
12/09/18 - Fr. Pasala asks us the question what is the difference between Christianity and Hinduism and how does this question relate to Advent? #Advent
12:21
December 10, 2018
Second Sunday of Advent - Dn. Ambrose
12/09/18 - Dn. Ambrose talks about the season of Advent as a season of preparation and helps us answer the question why are we preparing? #Advent
08:08
December 10, 2018
Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Fr. Pasala
12/08/18 - Fr. Pasala talks about why the Catholic Church holds a special place of honor for the Blessed Virgin Mary and how she is an example for us. #Advent
08:22
December 10, 2018
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