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Sundays and other days

The third commandment sounds easy.

The simple way I learned about it as a Catholic was to remember to keep holy the Lord’s Day. Most importantly, that meant going to church every Sunday. 780 more words

Why We Do Not Do Halloween

As the chief grumpy pants of 506 East Ivy Street I am often asked (and then eye-rolled) why my wife and I no longer allow our kids to participate in the American holiday of Halloween. 1,565 more words

10 Commandments

זָכֹ֛ור֩ אֶת־יֹ֥֨ום הַשַּׁבָּ֖֜ת לְקַדְּשֹֽׁ֗ו ׃

(Exodus 20:8)

As a pastor, I rejoice when I look out during Sunday-morning Mass and see my beloved people. Here’s our Holy Father:

Dear friends, we don’t ever thank Lord enough for the gift he has given us in the Eucharist!

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Trinity 17, 2015--Sabbath Rest

17th Sunday after Trinity

St. Peter Lutheran Church

St. Luke 14:1-11

September 27, 2015

“Sabbath Rest”

Iesu Iuva

Jesus taught that all the righteousness of the religious men of His time was filthy rags in God’s sight. 1,885 more words

Lutheran Sermons

Matthew 17

“Get up…don’t be afraid.”

-Jesus, Matthew 17:7

This brief moment takes me back to an old college professor who impressed upon us the reality of the Third Commandment–a lesson that has stayed with me all these years. 

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Imagine.  A world without the Third Commandment?    Simple.  This one is simple to imagine.

Imagine a world where nothing is sacred, nothing is holy,  nothing is cherished and special.   243 more words



From  now on,  the presentation of the Commandments as the underlying principle for human life will be much shorter,  carrying less of a philosophical background. 381 more words

Cross Of Christ