Browsing the December 2014 archive of Blog

Dec. 14 2014 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 12/16/14

Lord God, may we, your people, who look forward to thebirthday of Christ experience the joy of salvation andcelebrate that feast with love and thanksgiving. We askthis through Christ our Lord.

~AMEN

Dec. 7 2014 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 12/09/14

The season of Advent invites us to renew our lives in preparation for the coming of Jesus. The people who heard the message of John the Baptist repented for their sins and were baptized as a sign of God's forgiveness. In Baptism, our sins are forgiven, and we receive the gift of the Holy ... Read More »

Nov. 30 2014 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 12/09/14

During Advent, we not only prepare ourselves to celebrate the birth of Jesus, but we also check in to see if we are doing all the things that will keep us ready to receive Jesus when he comes again. Talk to your family about how you are doing in attending to your spiritual ... Read More »

Nov. 23 2014 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 12/08/14

Confirmation students are guided well in the act of “doing service” to “get Confirmed”. Once we are confirmed in our faith, the rest of our life is spent choosing to live out the gifts and fruits of the Spirit within us. Part of this absolute need for the Spirit within is to do ... Read More »