Earlier this month Pope Francis tweeted: The company of the saints helps us recognize that God never abandons us, so that we can live and bear witness to hope on this earth. At our October gatherings of… Continue reading
At the time of creation God called the world into being and called his people into a community. “I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God…” Exodus 6: 7… Continue reading
Pentecost, the Feast of the Holy Spirit, is celebrated 50 days after Easter. This year Pentecost Sunday is May 20 and signals the end of Eastertime.
Who is the Holy Spirit ? The Holy Spirit is… Continue reading
“If we don’t teach our children to follow Christ, the world will teach them not to.” Everything we do at St. Joseph Church points to our following Christ, everything.
If we follow Christ, we keep his… Continue reading
Showing compassion, mercy and forgiveness are characteristics of a follower of Jesus. At the March gatherings, small groups of people role-played various situations to show how these qualities can be applied to everyday life. By using the… Continue reading
Grace is God’s amazing gift to us. It is freely given and unmerited. During the January gatherings we looked at the story of Adam and Eve’s temptation and listened to the origin of the song, Amazing Grace.… Continue reading
We continue to look at stories from the Gospel of Mark at our Sunday morning sessions of Generations of Faith. We read about Bartimaeus, a blind man who sat by the side of the road begging. He… Continue reading
Advent is a time to prepare our hearts for the beautiful feast of Christmas !
When asked what a person has to do to get to heaven, Jesus responded with the Great Commandment. Then he was asked, “Who is my neighbor ?” It was then that Jesus told the parable of the… Continue reading