Connecting Point: May 28, 2017

May 28 Connecting Point

“How can I bring the Word to the community.”

The Great Commission should be a part of how we live our lives every day as Catholics. However, it takes a different approach today to reach people than it did 2000 …

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Connecting Point: May 21, 2017

May 21 Connecting Point

How can I glorify God in the bad times as well as in the good times?

Our connecting point for this week is a tall order!

Enduring illness or tragedy or extreme conflict in life can oftentimes cause us to …

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Connecting Point: May 14, 2017

May 14 Connecting Point

If we as followers of Christ reflect the Gospel message we reflect his character through the Holy Spirit. “This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples – when they see the love you have for each other.”(John …

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Connecting Point: May 7, 2017

May 7 Connecting Point

Nobody can simply vindicate and consent that suffering is a reasonable condition for those who are harmed, coerced or oppressed; tolerance for violence against anyone is not a christian perspective. It is rather a revolutionary and radical choice to hold …

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Connecting Point: April 30, 2017

April 29 Connecting Point

It is easier for me to understand the reality of “walking with…” when I can hold a hand, see a face, hear a voice, etc., than to try and understand the abstract notion of walking “with” an intangible, inaudible, and …

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Connecting Point: April 23, 2017

April 23 Connecting Point

Did you ever hear that old adage, there is strength in numbers?  People who believe the same things have a tendency to support each other.  That support makes the group stronger.  It’s the same with faith.  Christians believe that Christ …

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Connecting Point: April 16, 2017

Easter 2017 Connecting Point

The message of Easter is that those who never knew Jesus in the flesh can still have a close, intimate relationship with him.

This belief that Jesus lives gives joy, meaning, and direction to our lives.

Every day we can …

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Connecting Point: April 9, 2017

April 9 connecting point

Why should we make time to join the Community in prayer?

Many of us have heard a friend or relative say, “I don’t go to church much anymore because I don’t get much out of it and I can pray …

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Connecting Point: April 2, 2017

April 2 Connecting Point

None of us can live fully without hope.  Daily, we encounter people who are lacking in hope.
They need an encouraging word, a smile, a listening ear, the promise of a prayer.
The simple assurance that someone cares, and that …

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Connecting Point: March 26, 2017

March 26 Connecting Point

How often do we enter a dark room and automatically reach for the “light switch”?

We take for granted that the lights will come on, but what would we do without the light? Our initial reaction may be disorientation, even …

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