Meeting in the Music Room
Pracrice for Assumption of Mary
Meditation: What do you treasure the most and how do you keep it from being lost or stolen? In a peasant community the best safe was often the earth. The man in the parable (Matthew 13:44) "went in his joy" to sell everything. Why? Because he found a treasure worth possessing above all else he had. He did not, however, have enough to buy the treasure. Fortunately, he only needed enough to buy...
Meditation: What can malicious weed-sowing tell us about the kingdom of God (Matthew 13:25)? The image Jesus uses in this parable is a common everyday example of planting, harvesting, and sorting the good fruit from the bad. Weeds can spoil and even kill a good harvest if they are not separated and destroyed at the proper time. Uprooting them too early, though, can destroy the good plants in the process.
Father Rick's Blog
Over the past month, our Gospel has been taken from chapter 5 of St. Matthew’s Gospel. We have heard a great deal about being authentic, intentional disciples.
What is an intentional disciple?
It is something that you do not just fall into by accident. To be an intentional disciple, you make a deliberate choice to follow Jesus and act like Jesus!