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The Light of God’s Glory (2 Corinthians 4:3-6)

There are plenty of ways for us to communicate in a digital age. We can send text messages, email, use social media of various types, video call, or we can even use more traditional technology and talk with someone on the phone. 1,098 more words

Sermon

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I find the way sinfulness and repentance is portrayed in the readings today problematic. Here I go again arguing with centuries of tradition, but it seems offensive to have to appease and angry and tantruming Lord, to consider ourselves condemned unless we humiliate ourselves- that seems to go against the idea of a loving God that wants us to thrive and grow. 1,317 more words

Reflection/Sermon

2.13.18 Prayer Prompt: Pride and Insecurity 

PRAYER PROMPT ••• This weekend, I fell victim to the social media time-sucking feature that allows minutes to turn into hours, unintentionally spent watching penguins trip on ice, saving recipes we’re never going to make, or sorting through our friend’s vacation pictures. 369 more words

Prayer Prompt

But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. 

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Quotes

"TO WHOM WILL YOU GIVE YOUR HEART?" (February 14th, 2018)

Ash Wednesday (B – Violet)

ANTIPHON (cf. Wisdom 11:24, 25, 27)

You are merciful to all, O Lord, and despise nothing that you have made. You overlook people’s sins, to bring them to repentance, and you spare them, for you are the Lord our God. 2,035 more words

English Mass

Feb 14, 2018: Ash Wednesday (ABC)

Introduction

Lent is the forty day season prior to Easter, which begins today, on Ash Wednesday.

Lent is also closely associated with the transition from winter to spring.  2,604 more words

Matthew

Preparedness

What makes an effective servant of Christ is not natural abilities, creativity, or human initiative, but total dependence on Him for both direction and adequacy.  God uses those who are weak, humble, submissive, and obedient so that He alone gets the glory. 9 more words

Photography