It never feels like you are losing your life in those moments, does it? It never feels like a choice against Jesus or against God or the Holy Spirit.
Worship and Sacraments Commission
This commission works to ensure that the Eucharist permeates all activities of the parish by increasing participation at Mass, connecting liturgies to the works of mercy and outreach of the parish, and facilitating a more coordinated use of homilies and catechesis to reinforce teaching. The commission also assists in preparing parishioners for the sacraments and promotes Eucharistic Adoration. Commission Chair: Carol Craft, 314-842-2626 or send an email.
If you have ever been to a gathering where you don’t know too many people, then you know how important a good introduction is.
It was hard to watch the news this week, wasn’t it? To see the terrible events unfolding in Charlottesville, Virginia? The white supremacists and Neo-Nazi’s chanting…
If humor among the disciples is anything like humor at the seminary, than I can easily imagine the 11 apostle’s teasing Simon about his nickname “Petrus” – rock, because of this story.
If you’ve ever done some serious backpacking in the mountains, then perhaps you know this difficult truth. It is tougher coming down the mountains than going up.
As many of you know, I had the leisure to be on vacation in Colorado this month with two of my classmates. It was a golfing vacation, and we played a lot of golf. There was a moment…
Even experienced farmers could not tell the difference in its early stages between wheat and darnel, a weed that also grew in the holy land.
It is usual to ‘hear’ this parable in terms of the soil that the seed falls upon. And it is certainly fruitful to spend time praying about that. Am I good soil? Am I resistant soil?
A friend’s daughter was 4 years old – and she was learning letters. So, when she came home from shopping with mom, she noticed there were letters on the mat in front of their door.
In the spring of 1905, Civilla Martin and her husband were vacationing in upstate New York, when they met and struck up a friendship with a local couple, the Doolittles.