Monthly Archives: August 2012

St. Gregory the Great

St. Gregory the Great says… “this Gospel (Mark 4:1-9) would have us consider that those of us who receive more gifts than others in this world will be judged more strictly by it’s Creator. For according as the gifts increase, … Continue reading

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Support your Church with a commitment to Stewardship

In Matthew 19:16-26, we learn about the rich young man, who asks Jesus “what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?” Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to … Continue reading

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What does it take?

The Rich and the Kingdom of God 16 Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life ?” 17 “Why do you ask me about what is good?” … Continue reading

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The Dread Judgement Seat of Christ

Mother Maria of Paris “The way to God lies through love of other people, and there is no other way. At the Last Judgement I shall not be asked if I was successful in my ascetic exercises or how many … Continue reading

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Stewardship from our hearts

Now by holiness here he means not chastity alone, but the freedom from every kind of sin, for he is holy that is pure. Now one will become pure, not if he be free from fornication only, but if from … Continue reading

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From a young adult’s point of view

I was having a discussion with my 18 year old son as we were walking into Church. He said “Dad, remember when we came to Church that one Saturday at 6:00 a.m. and met with a group of parishioners to … Continue reading

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Responsibility!

Proverbs 3:27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.

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We are all responsible for what God provides.

Darrell Scott, father of Rachel Scott, a victim of Columbine – addressing the House Judiciary subcommittee on the tragedy at Columbine. I am here today to declare that Columbine was not just a tragedy — it was a spiritual event … Continue reading

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How to please God…

As always, Stewardship should be a balance of Time, Talents and Treasures! When thinking about Stewardship and making your commitment, remember to include areas that interest you. These are opportunities to provide of your Time and Talents – general Church … Continue reading

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A thrifty monk…

St. John Climacus, in the Ladder of Divine Ascent, shares the fact that everything in this world is temporary and what we must focus on is not the earthly, but the Heavenly. Worrying about the clothes you wear, the food … Continue reading

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