14th Sunday- God calls you to preach the Gospel in your own town and to your own family. Here are three suggestions for preaching the Gospel to your children: 1) Let yourself be challenged and changed 2) Pray with your children 3) Play with your children.
Birth of John the Baptist – Our family tells us where we come from but only God can reveal who we are. God calls you to be missionary disciple of the good news. To be fully yourself, you must live John’s motto: “He must increase, but I must decrease.”
Holy Trinity – The One God, Lord of the whole Universe, is also our God, a community of persons. Baptism invites us into God’s community of love. Live your life, and every moment, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
…the first Mass in the Green Bay Diocese, the state of Wisconsin, and most of the Northwest Territory was celebrated in Oconto, WI. All over Wisconsin there are historical markers that detail the visits of explorers and the exploits of early settlers. In the city of Oconto we have the most amazing historical marker. It’s worth at trip to town …
Even ticks and mosquitos were created with a purpose. Of course you have a purpose. All Christians are living stones, chosen and precious. Our purpose is to reflect and radiate the love of God to everyone around us. [AUDIO]
Being a follower of Jesus means trusting Him even when things don’t make sense to us. Jesus wants to be our best friend. In the light of this friendship you will learn more about yourself. Open your heart to friendship with God. [AUDIO]
We have to look beyond the appearances and have faith in our King. Jesus never lost sight of his mission. Allow God to show you His Vision and a Mission for your life. We can say No to all the junk when we say Yes to following our King. [AUDIO]
Isaiah, Paul and Peter encounter God’s mercy and then bring it to others. The Year of Mercy instituted by Pope Francis is about both receiving mercy and offering mercy. How is God calling you to be a missionary of mercy? [AUDIO/VIDEO]
Christ brings us the Good News and asks us to join His mission. Christians must be Christ-like, especially on snow-bound busses and at the sides of caskets. None of us can be Christ on your own; ask the Holy Spirit to help you. You are sent! [AUDIO]
Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul (June 29). Peter’s statue holds Keys, a sign of his Mission to build up the Church. Paul’s statue carries a sword, a sign of his Mission to unbelievers. Both were motivated by the same thing: a real love for Jesus. Though they were very different, God accepted and called them both. God needs your gifts for Mission and Ministry.