Living the Gospel

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Living the Gospel – May 31, 2020

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The reason for the existence of the Holy Spirit has long been a question mark in my mind. I am aware of God the Father as creator of all things. I am aware that Jesus was sent down to us to take away the sin of Adam and Eve by…

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May
22

Living the Gospel – May 24, 2020

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Christ in us be Glorified; Christ in us be lifted high; Let His love in us be shown and His praises be known; Let Christ be Glorified with every song we sing And praises that we bring. Let Christ be Glorified In the service that we give and the lives…

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May
17

Living the Gospel – May 17, 2020

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We have 3 very powerful readings today, but the second reading – 1 Peter 3:15-18 – was the one that stood out to me the most. It is a verse I have read and heard many times but it seems very fitting in the chaos/”new normal” we are all experiencing…

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May
8

Living the Gospel – May 10, 2020

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Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? Many years ago, when I…

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May
1

Living the Gospel – May 3, 2020

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Jesus always meets a person where that person is. He accepts the person where he/she is at. Thus He spoke to the Jewish people in terms they were very familiar with: Sheep, shepherds, and the identifying “I AM!” Sheep follow their shepherd, run from a strange voice. The shepherd cares…

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Apr
24

Living the Gospel – April 26, 2020

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In the time of Jesus, the road to Emmaus was one that led to a city of worldly pleasures and the many opportunities to satisfy wanton desires. The disciples were filled with bitter disappointment; their Messiah had been publicly crucified, taking their dreams and hopes of a new leader with…

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Apr
17

OLPH Church Bulletin – April 19, 2020

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Church Bulletin – Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church April 19, 2020    Click on the above will bring up the PDF version    

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Apr
17

Living the Gospel – April 19, 2020

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Have you ever had a conversation with someone and their words sound impressive, but as you think of the actions of their past, their words don’t ring true? Have you ever attended a meeting and the speaker proposed an approach to a situation that sounds impressive, but you truly wonder…

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Apr
11

Living the Gospel – April 12, 2020

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The great gifts of Easter which we celebrate today are hope and faith. Hope, which gives us confidence in God and His goodness and Love which no one can take from us, and Faith which is the belief that God triumphs over evil. We take comfort in the resurrection when…

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Apr
3

Living the Gospel – April 5, 2020

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Today we begin Holy Week, a day of fleeting triumph when Jesus enters the great city of Jerusalem. Next Sunday is another day of triumph, but this one is a lasting triumph. In between is a mixture of joy and pain, of sorrow and fear. We sometimes wish life was…

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