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Palm Sunday - One with Jesus

Posted by Nick Coffman on 4/06/20

In the brief homily for Palm Sunday, Fr. Steve speaks of the importance for each disciple of Jesus to continue to place their lives into a bigger plan – God’s plan.  We see Jesus doing living that out so clearly during the Passion.  It wasn’t easy for Jesus ……remember ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Lent - Called to New Life

Posted by Nick Coffman on 3/30/20

This weekend Fr. Steve spoke to our challenge to live in the Spirit of God.  Too often, we live lives that our filled with distractions keeping us from the living in the Spirit of God.  Often our own egos get in the way of letting the Spirit of God ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Lent - See with Faith

Posted by Nick Coffman on 3/22/20

In this homily this weekend, Fr. Steve invited us to see life through the eyes of faith.  As disciples of Jesus, we are called to see and experience the world differently.  The question for us is this: Have we caught the vision? Or are we living the vision?

Christianity, ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Lent - Thirst for God

Posted by Nick Coffman on 3/15/20

Fr. Steve talked about two significant movements in the spiritual life that are spelled out again and again in the Sacred Scriptures……..Our God’s movement to us and our movement to God.  They are often at play in the stories of Sacred Scripture.  Today’s gospel is no exception.

I’M THIRSTY.  ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Lent - Called Out of Comfort

Posted by Nick Coffman on 3/09/20

This weekend Fr. Steve addressed how Jesus often calls us out of our own comfortable places to do the work of his kingdom. We may not feel worthy or ready, but God still calls us. Often this means change or conversion in our own lives ultimately leading us to ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Lent - God First

Posted by Nick Coffman on 3/02/20

On this First Sunday of Lent, Fr. Steve reminded us of the basics of the spiritual life.  Our continual challenge is to keep God at the center of our lives.  When God is moved out of the center and we put other idols in God’s place, we are setting ... Read More »

7th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Reconciliation & Mercy

Posted by Nick Coffman on 2/23/20

As we continued to hear from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, Fr. Steve addressed the importance of the kingdom of God being a kingdom of reconciliation and mercy.  Jesus lived this truth out so deeply that even on the cross he cried out, Father, forgive them.  For they know ... Read More »

6th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Radical Holiness

Posted by Nick Coffman on 2/16/20

Fr. Steve shared with us this weekend how Jesus continues to call us to radical holiness.  The Sermon on the Mount is challenging, but the wisdom of Jesus is life-giving for us.  Jesus’ teachings call us out of ourselves and ultimately closer to the living God and one another.  

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5th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Salt & Light

Posted by Nick Coffman on 2/09/20

This weekend as we heard from the beginning of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, Fr. Steve addressed the unique role of the laity in building the kingdom of God – being salt for the earth and light for the world in the places the live, work and play.

Too ... Read More »

Presentation of the Lord - Light of Christ Shine

Posted by Nick Coffman on 2/02/20

This Sunday the Church celebrates the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.  Fr. Steve shared his reflections upon the importance of this day in the life of the Holy Family, but also the different layers of meaning that it brings to us as disciples of Jesus. 

In many ... Read More »