Posts Tagged ‘Mission’

We Are Sent – The Ascension of the Lord

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Tweet Share357 Pin2 +14 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThe Ascension of Jesus to heavenly glory forty days after his Resurrection marks the final act of his earthly ministry and the necessary prelude to the birth of the Church. This is not an ending, but a new beginning. Jesus ascended in his visible body to […] [Read more]

Marriage and Family: A Mission of Love

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Tweet Share90 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble At the heart of every marriage is human love – a love so strong that it brings together a man and a woman who commit themselves to each other in a lifelong journey and to a mission as well. In Church circles, when we hear […] [Read more]

The Mission and Blessing of Manifesting the Kingdom

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Tweet Share41 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Manifesting the kingdom of God – this is the mission and blessing given to us by our Lord Jesus Christ. The Gospels tell us that Jesus “went around all Galilee…proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom” (Matthew 4:23).  This kingdom is spiritual and not a political […] [Read more]

The Sign of Our New Life in Christ

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Tweet Share21 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble “Your brother will rise.” These beautiful words spoken by Our Lord to Martha, grief-stricken at the death of her brother Lazarus, are part of one of the most familiar and beautiful Gospel stories.  This story of the raising of Lazarus, which we hear on this […] [Read more]

Mary: Bringing People to Jesus

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Tweet Share58 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble In this second reflection as part of our Marian pilgrimage, we consider how Our Blessed Mother shows us how to share our faith.  In the first part of this series, we reflected on Mary as the “Star of Evangelization”. Today, we consider another title for […] [Read more]

To Be the Best Church We Can Be

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Tweet Share4 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThe celebration of our birthday often prompts us to spend some time reviewing the past year and setting some goals for the year to come.  Similarly, as we prepare to celebrate the great Solemnity of Pentecost on Sunday – sometimes called the birthday of the Church […] [Read more]