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Ministry Sunday Overview

One unique responsibility of a Steward is to support the Church’s ministries through the giving of his or her Time and Talents. These ministries vary across all parishes – some are well known while others support a specific need within … Continue reading

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See the movie – Attend the Symposium!

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A personal reflection…

While reflecting on Luke 16:19-31, we learn about the rich and the poor, all they had and didn’t have, one with an earthly reward and one with a Heavenly reward. As I read these verses, I thought about the rich … Continue reading

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Avarice

The 10th Commandment says “Do not covet” and covetousness is defined as being greedy, acquisitive and having a strong desire for material possessions. Step 16 of The Ladder of Divine Ascent defines this as avarice which is a need for … Continue reading

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Embracing a voluntary poverty!

Do not consider your riches as belonging to yourselves alone; open wide your hand to those who are in need; assist those in poverty and pain; comfort those who have fallen into extreme distress; console with those who are in … Continue reading

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Let us kindle the light of knowledge and not plant among thorns

Let us plant life giving, nutritious and wholesome trees. For giving to the poor has these qualities and places a seal on those who do so. Even when death comes, charity won’t wither. But it always stands tall to enlighten … Continue reading

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Good labor will be questioned!

When a man begins, with warm faith to live well, the enemy of good usually sends him various frightful temptations, so that he, being daunted by this, might leave off the work of his good desire. But if you will … Continue reading

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