Monthly Archives: January 2019

Week of February 3, 2019

The word of the Lord came to me, saying: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a prophet to the nations I appointed you. (Jeremiah 1:4-5) Below is the commentary on today’s scripture by Mary McGlone in Celebration. A number of years ago, I was […]

Week of January 27, 2019

Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had grown up, and went according to his custom into the synagogue on the sabbath day. He stood up to read and was handed a scroll of the prophet Isaiah. He unrolled the scroll and found the passage where it was written: The Spirit of the Lord is upon […]

Week of January 20, 2019

At our last Stewardship Committee meeting one of our members brought an article about New Year’s Resolutions.  This may come at a time when you have already broken your resolution or never made any.  The articled suggested that for 2019 we try something different.  This year rebrand your resolutions as Stewardship Resolutions. Christian stewardship starts […]

Week of January 13, 2019

Bishop Johnston sent the following letter for us to consider praying a novena for unborn children. As you know, in January 1973, the Supreme Court effectively removed every legal protection from human beings before birth through the rulings in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton.  Since that time, millions of lives have been destroyed […]

Week of January 6, 2019

The feast of Epiphany is a revolutionary feast.  Christ is revealed as the Savior, not of a select group of people, but of all peoples.  Jesus broke down the great barrier that existed between Jews and Gentiles.  In fact, all the barriers of tribe, or kinship, are transcended by the message of Jesus, the Universal […]