On Pentecost, we had guest priest Fr. Paul C. Wilderotter celebrate Mass with us. Fr. Wilderotter asked us if we could meet Jesus face to face would we be better Christians? Additionally, Father introduced us to Food for the Poor a ministry that provides direct relief to the poor through latin America and the Caribbean.
Guest priest, Fr. Mark Bredestege, challenges us to ask our selfs the question: "Am I willing to die so you can make it to heaven?" This is the mark of disciple, for a disciple who loves God will follow His commands because of that love.
Fr. Bedel talks about the readings of the day and the meaning of Latare Sunday which comes from the traditional opening line of the entrance antiphon. This is a Sunday even in the season of Lent we are called to rejoice, be joyful, and exault.
Fr. Pasala explains the symbolism of the ashes; repentance, nothingness, and the death we all will taste. Later he goes on to talk about the spiritual pillars of a disciple. Blessing of the Ashes at 8:20 mark.
Fr. Bedel reflects on the days readings and explains how God calls us to follow Him. 1.) He gets our attention 2.) We must admit our sinfulness 3.) He sends us into the world. (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
Deacon Jeff contemplates the human mind and how through painting a picture in our mind gives us a greater understanding of they mystery that is the Body of Christ. (Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)
Fr. Bedel talks about the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary: The Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan, the Wedding Feast at Cana, the Proclamation of the Kingdom, the Transfiguration and the Institution of the Eucharist.(Please excuse the choppiness of the recording, we are working through our technical issues)