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March 9 - Follow the Call and Be Light to Others

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 3/08/19

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Scriptures: Jesus calls Matthew (Levi) to be on of his Apostles in today's Gospel. Matthew is a tax collector and is renowned for consorting with sinners. Even as Matthew accepts the Lord's invitation to join him and throws the Lord a great party; there were ... Read More »

March 8 - Fasting and Justice

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 3/07/19

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Scriptures: In today's scriptures the Lord is challenging the vanity that occurs when people fast. There is in some a pride that occurs or a self-righteousness that they are fasting. There can even be a sense of "keeping up with the Joneses" and one-upping others ... Read More »

March 7 - An invitation with a cost.

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 3/07/19

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Note: I will post these blogs 1-4 days ahead in case our readers want to read the day's earlier in the mornings.

Scriptures: Moses sets before the Hebrew people life and death, prosperity and doom. The choice is simple, choose God, love God, obey God, and ... Read More »

March 6 - Ash Wednesday

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 3/06/19

March 6, 2019 - Ash Wednesday

Look at Today's Readings

Scriptures: We are all called to remember today that we are sinners and that we can offend the Lord through our actions, habits, and attitudes. However, we also remember that God is kind and merciful, the heavens rejoice in ... Read More »

A Lenten Journey - Welcome - Fat Tuesday

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 3/05/19

 

Today is Fat Tuesday, tomorrow begins the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Lent is a special season that we celebrate each year as a time to grow closer to God through fasting, sacrifice, charity, and study. In my efforts as Director of Family Faith Formation at the ... Read More »

Building a Faith-Filled Home

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 10/03/18

2018 - Religious Education Theme - "Building a Faith-Filled Home"

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Grand Opening exercise! The old saying is, "Many hands make for light work." We saw that when a community of faith works in harmony that each contribution works to a greater whole. I ... Read More »

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