They told him about the first visit. About him appearing despite locked doors. About him speaking to them, wishing them peace. He is ALIVE, they told him. It was not enough for Thomas.
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.
A few years ago at St. Ann, the eighth grade class acted out the Stations of the Cross ‘tableau style’ – taking an element of the station and ‘freezing’ into that position as the story was proclaimed.
Two Januaries ago, while on vacation with my support group, Bishop Stika said a memorable thing at one of our daily masses. He was talking about a challenge he gave to the priests in his diocese.
It is the haunting loneliness that grips me. Nobody stepped forward to defend Jesus or to speak on his behalf. Where were the recipients of his healings?
John takes a long time to tell his stories, especially the stories of Jesus’ miracles.
We know that expression – being thrown under the bus – and perhaps have had the experience of being sacrificed as a friend or ally for a selfish reason.
“Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the animals that the Lord God had made…” With that little segue we are introduced to the tester…
So, what common item found in every home and in many women’s purses in most NOT like the spirit of Lent? [take object out of pocket] A mirror…
I wish I had counted the first half of the week the number of conversations I had that started with how absolutely LOVELY the weather has been this week.
Late one night, a truck driver pulled into a roadside café for a little something to eat. As he was eating, three nasty looking motor-cyclists noisily strutted in and made their way to the bar.