Category Archives: Messages from the Revd.

Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

31Then the father said to him, “Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. 32But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come to life; he was … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

WHAT IS FASTING? Fasting and spiritual purposes cannot be separated because they are intricately intertwined. Fasting is a gift that God has given to the church in order to help us persevere in prayer. Fasting draws us closer to God and gives … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s corner

Sunday reflection: Prayer: In the early Church, Lent was a time for catechumens (those who were preparing to be baptized) to learn about the Christian life. In particular, the church describes the role of prayer in Christian life, including the seven types of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: Jesus is tempted by the devil in the wilderness. He is challenged to turn stones into food, to jump from the top of the temple, and to gain all the world’s wealth and glory by bowing to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

“But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.  If anyone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from anyone … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying, “Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation.” Luke 2:28-30 The chief title of today’s feast, “The Presentation,” comes … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

“Then Jesus began to say to them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” Luke 4:21  After the baptism of Jesus, He began his mission in life which is to proclaim God’s “kingdom” is now here, he goes around telling … Continue reading

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