Remember who you are.

Remember who you are.

Being baptized, we are called to bear witness to Christ and to let our lives echo and reflect his life. 

What’s Jesus’ baptism? It’s an entry into grace and community in such a way that it empowers us internally to do what is impossible for us to do by our willpower alone.What we are looking for, and desperately need, is a deeper immersion into the baptism of Jesus, that is, into community and grace.

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Have you given back?

Have you given back?

For I was hungry and you gave me food, for I was thirsty and you gave me drink. 
Reflecting on the Gospel of Matthew 25:31-46, Fr. Jerry speaks about recognizing the bounty in our own lives. Challenging us by asking "Do we have what we need?" and have we given back. Fr. Jerry brings this point home with a couple of stories that will have you thinking carefully about your own generousity.

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Act, but don't forget to speak too!

Act, but don't forget to speak too!

Fr. Jacob reflects on the Gospel from Matthew 25: 14-30 speaks to Stewardship directly. "Out of fear, I buried it". 

The three parables in the twenty-fifth chapter of Matthew are about the end times, the end of the world, the end (intent, purpose, and upshot) of our lives. Whatever is given to us—money, talent, opportunity—is meant to bear fruit for the kingdom, for the glory of God and the salvation of souls.

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Fr. Jerry - Do we show that we love God?

Fr. Jerry - Do we show that we love God?

Gospel of Matthew 22:34-40 Love the Lord, your God with all your heart with all your soul and with all your mind. And love your neighbor as yourself. Fr. Jerry speculates  whether we do a much better job of loving our neighbor than loving God. Loving God requires us to have an active and communicative relationship with our Lord and that happens through prayer.

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