A New time, a New Season, A New Hope! This year we are entering into a year of great hope and blessing. The first Sunday of Advent marks a new liturgical Year. Advent reminds us that we are a People that remain hopeful that God is able to do great things in our lives. We … Continue reading Waiting, Watching in Hope. God is doing Great things in our Lives!
We live in a world where there is so much turmoil, so much pain and so much division. As we come together and bring to a close of this liturgical year, my heart is heavy. We pray and work toward the transformation of our community and our world to reflect the true and real presence … Continue reading Allow Christ to Reign over Your Hearts
Arnieceia Milton https://police.stpete.org/2020/november/15/womanFatallyShot.html Credit: St. Petersburg Police Department The City of St. Petersburg in shock at the tragic death of Arnieceia Milton. We've been sent a crushing blow at our tragic and violent innocent death, and we must proclaim, "Enough is Enough" As we marched for Black Lives Matter, and sought change, we too must … Continue reading Arnieceia Milton, We’ve lost one of our own! Enough is Enough!
I believe it is of great importance that God greatly values us. The value that we have comes from our very conception. As God’s children made in His image and likeness, in our humanity, in our limited, and finite nature God entrusts us with great responsibility because He values us. This value doesn’t come from … Continue reading You have been entrusted with much, You are valuable to God.
32 Sunday Ordinary Time Year A It’s been a long hard road to get to where we are today, nearly a week after the election and we are still realign from it. And still have a ways to go. To get myself to come back to some sense of sanity and serenity, I have gone back to doing some more spiritual reading … Continue reading “ the ark of justice is long but always bends toward justice, truth and right.” MLK
Feast of All Saints, A Celebration of Love. This year is truly a blessing, November 1st falls on a Sunday and it allows us the opportunity to celebrate All Saints in a special way. As I have been reflecting on this great day, the first thing that comes to mind are probably our favorite saints. … Continue reading See the Love that God Has for Us!
Pope Francis has added The Most Reverend Wilton Gregory to the College of Cardinals. https://youtu.be/qqEApNMFbJI I cannot begin to express the great significance of our First African American Cardinal here in the United States. It is a historic moment. What does it mean for Us as a nation? It is a wise choice for this … Continue reading A New Moses For Our People
Let’s look at God’s Law and Order today. We speak of law allot these days. Living and upholding the law as some voices put it, “Law and Order”. As Christians how do we embrace God’s law of love as we hear it proclaimed today? For the Israelite people law was central to their lives. The … Continue reading Allow The Law of Love to be Written in your Hearts!
Dear Brothers and Sisters, I wish to express my gratitude to God for the commitment with which the Church throughout the world carried out the Extraordinary Missionary Month last October. I am convinced that it stimulated missionary conversion in many communities on the path indicated by the theme: “Baptized and Sent: the Church of Christ … Continue reading Here am I, send me (Is 6:8)
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