Monthly Archives: October 2016

We are different yet the same!

Reflection from a parishioner…  I was reading a book that focused on how unique we are – each and every one of us created by God to be different, to be special, in His image and likeness. When we are … Continue reading

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Stewardship and our children

Fall is an exciting time for children and a wonderful opportunity to include Stewardship in discussions with them. Whether they are in primary schools or in college, it is important to provide them with an understanding of Stewardship as well … Continue reading

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Are you prepared?

Bible readings emphasize that we do not know when God will call us. Our time here on earth is limited and as s result, we need to do all that we can for our Salvation. As we reflect on Stewardship and … Continue reading

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We could use some help!

The fishermen toiled for an entire night and took nothing; but when the Lord entered their ship, and, after preaching commanded them to cast their net, they took so many that they could not pull them out and the net … Continue reading

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Your focus?

Do not lay up for yourself, treasures on earth…But lay up for yourself treasures in Heaven…For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (Matt 6:19-21) Are you living for Heaven or for all that is here on … Continue reading

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Commitments

When the fishermen followed Christ, they left everything. Their families, jobs, boats and belongings. While reflecting on this passage, we should think about our daily lives related to the Orthodox faith. What is our commitment to Christ? What do we give … Continue reading

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Stewardship, deeds and alms – all should acknowledge God!

And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Why do they call Him Lord, but do not do the Lord’s will; that is, why do they not acknowledge His lordship in their deeds? … Continue reading

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