Father Pancras Raja Trascriptions

Transcriptions of Sermons, Catechisms, and talks given by Father Pancras Raja. Link in each post for the pdf. 

Sunday between the Circumcision and the Epiphany/ Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on January 5th, 2020 Sunday between the Circumcision and the Epiphany Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus “His name was called Jesus, which was called by the Angel before He was conceived in the womb” (Lk. 2:21) The Second Sunday after Epiphany, which recalls the Marriage Feast…

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Sunday Within the Octave of Christmas

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on December 29th, 2019 Sunday within the octave of Christmas “Behold, this child is set for the fall, and for the resurrection of many in Israel” (Lk. 2: 34) Today’s gospel commemorates the presentation of Our Lord in the temple, forty days after his nativity. The blessings of Our…

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Christmas Day

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja on December 25th, 2019 Christmas Day   “Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy! …. for this day is born to you in the city of David a SAVIOUR, who is Christ the Lord!” (Lk. 2: 1- 14)   May the Divine Child Jesus and his Divine…

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The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja. On December 22nd , 2019 Fourth Sunday of Advent   “Prepare ye the way of the Lord, and make his paths straight” (Lk. 3:1 – 6)   Catholic Christians prepare the way of the Lord by removing from their soul all that can impede the coming of Christ.  …

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Third Sunday of Advent

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja on December 15, 2019 Faith in the divinity of Christ is the foundation of our religion and of our salvation. But the divinity and kingship of Jesus Christ has been much denied in our days – not only the Muslims and heretics, but also by the children of the…

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Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Given By Father Pancras Raja on 11/17/2019   “Be of good heart, daughter: thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.” (Mt. 9: 22) The first miracle narrated in today’s gospel teaches us two powerful lessons: (1) how a soul sick with sinful habit could be healed…

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Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja, on November 10, 2019 “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s” (Matt. 22: 21) In this Gospel, the Herodians and the Pharisees, who, in other matter were mortal enemies, had agreed to entrap Our Lord and thus force him either…

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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja, Oct. 27, 2019 “The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king, who made a marriage to his son” (Mt. 22: 2) In this parable Our Lord refers to the celebration of the marriage festival. Marriage is called Matrimony; the one means founded by God Himself of establishing the…

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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja, October 13, 2019 “Be of good heart, son, thy sins are forgiven thee.” (Mt. 9: 2) This incident described in todays gospel was to give credit to the great faith of those who took extra ordinary effort to present the sick man (a sinner too) to Jesus, to manifest…

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The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon Given by Father Pancras Sept. 22, 2019 “Young man, I say to thee, arise. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak” (Lk. 7: 14) We are reminded by the miracle of today’s Gospel that death awaits us all, young as well as old, and the following…

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