We belong to God. He bought us back with the blood of his Son.
Father Tom introduces a stewardship video he created ten years ago.
As I was lying in bed, not sleeping, listening to the wind and rain from Hurricane Irma I imagined the damage the storm was causing. I could hear the broken branches from our massive camphor tree hitting the side of the house as the wind gusted yet again. When would calm finally come?
Wanting to please God and doing his will is the path to true happiness.
You and I have been called to manage the essential generosity of God, even in the face of real and significant loss, by learning to be generous like God.
As we Floridians cautiously watched and waited for Cat 5 hurricane Irma, as she ripped through anything in her path, NOAA hurricane trackers were flying into that storm, regularly sending updates and pictures from inside the hurricane.
During the past few weeks, I kept thinking about my sermon for today. The lyrics of Pete Segar's song. “Turn, Turn, Turn” kept running through my mind. What was it about the words he sang that seemed so fitting for today's lessons?
God can use our complaints to renew our trust in him.
We make our annual appeal on this Rally Sunday to accept Jesus’ invitation to get on the dance floor.
A crumb of God’s mercy falling from his table is all that is necessary for anyone to taste manna from heaven and to experience the welcome into their true homeland.