As the Easter Season winds down, we find ourselves encouraged this week by the Word of God. As I reflect on God's Word and the call to "keep" God word something struck me deeply. I ask the question of myself first and foremost an all who reflect on the weekly message. What does it mean … Continue reading Keep the Word, Believe the Word, Live The Word
I recall a great preacher tell his congregation, "everything comes full circle." The understanding that life is cyclical, and it seems that we return to where we began. Life is like this, all that is has God as it's origin and life is ultimately returning to God. Throughout the Easter Season we've been reflecting … Continue reading God’s Love Comes Full Circle, So Let’s Love One Another!
We pause in the midst of our Easter joy to honor and remember our mothers. The gift of motherhood is cause for thanksgiving and God sharing his love through. When we think of mothers we recall the phenomenal woman who either gave us birth or shared with us great motherly love. Whether natural birth or … Continue reading Mothers Are Blessed!
Divine Mercy Sunday Divine Mercy Sunday is a very special Sunday when the Divine Floodgates from Heaven are wide-opened and Jesus offers us the total forgiveness of all sins and punishment to any soul, who goes to Confession and receives Him in Holy Communion, on that day. In celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday, we are given … Continue reading The Divine Mercy Is Given to us for our Journey
This week we celebrate the great Easter event, the Rising of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from the dead. Easter is often marked by new Easter Hats and Easter Dresses, New Suits and new shoes. Folk come out in their "Easter" bests. The Easter Egg hunts with Colored Eggs and Chocolate Bunnies, to … Continue reading Called to Be an Easter People. A People of Joy who Courageously Live the Gospel
We begin the Holy Week as we journey with Jesus, we are walking into to power that God desires to place over our lives. Jesus enters into Jerusalem hailed as King, Son of David. As he enters to the hails of the people, he knows where the true power comes from. To enter … Continue reading The Power of the Resurrection Over Your Life.
As we look to the scriptures we see a very familiar setting, a person who is known by all to be a sinner and all sit in judgement upon her. We are immediately moved to compassion to see this poor woman so quickly judged by all around her. They only see her as the … Continue reading Who are we to Judge? God’s Mercy is Greater than we can imagine
This weekend in the midst our Lenten journey we are remembering God’s Servant Patrick. Often we don’t know much about Patrick. He was from Scotland and and was kidnapped and became a salve in Ireland and was imprissoned tending the sheep and pigs. The experience moved him to faith and he eventually stowed his way … Continue reading Second Sunday of Lent/St Patrick Day, God will transform our Lives For Greatness. So Courageously Live the Gospel! Patrick from Slave To Missionary Priest
Each and every day we seek food that truly satisfies. How often do we want something to satisfy a craving for that special treat, that special dish. We say I've got a taste for something, last week I had a taste for liver and onions like my mother used to make. Well I'm not … Continue reading Food that Truly Satisfies, comes from the Word of God.
Shaped by the Potter, Tried in the Fire, To Go Forth and Bear Fruit. We are like clay in the hands of the Potter. Recalling that God has a purpose for each our lives it takes shaping, molding and being tried in the Fire so that we might be used by God to go forth … Continue reading Shaped By the Potter, Tried in the Fire, To Go Forth and Bear Fruit!