Weekly Message from our Pastor – 6/10/2018

Dear Parishioners, I left off a couple of weeks ago promising to present more about “Lectio Divina”: this ancient, proven, and most fruitful form of meditative (mental) prayer. I need to clarify one thing. The “lectio” area on “Formed.org” now has three installments, but here we are dealing with the...

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Weekly Message from our Pastor – 5/27/2018

Dear Parishioners, The Church provides us principally with the Sacraments and the most powerful type of grace that God gives: Sanctifying Grace. The other principle type of grace is what we call actual grace. We obtain actual grace from our personal prayer, the good deeds we do, the good example...

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Weekly Message from our Pastor – 5/20/2018

Dear Parishioners, Last week I pointed out that all human beings have a religious nature, and that it is futile and even very unhealthy to try to deny it. Some deny it, but actually live it out through superstitions, false religions, or paltry substitutes: like worldly hobbies or sports, etc....

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Weekly Message from our Pastor – 5/13/2018

Dear Parishioners, Last week I pointed out that God created us with a religious nature and a deep longing for Him. I also demonstrated that when we deny this deep intrinsic part of our nature, we provoke internal chaos which can have very detrimental consequences to our mental health and...

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