Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, January 9, 2022 The Baptism of the Lord FROM THE HOLY SPIRIT I have been struggling with this Pastor’s Pen and pre-homily for Sunday. I had been handwriting this because even my computer didn’t know what to say. But, Terry, my wife not knowing that I […]
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Jesus, I Trust You.
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, June 13, 2021 Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Times Jesus, I Trust You. God, Our Father, I Trust You. God Created Us. God Loves Us. He sent His Son to die for us. God is Almighty. We pray but we often forget as we are praying the magnificence of […]
FINDING LOVE THROUGH UNDERSTANDING AND FORGIVENESS
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, May 9, 2021 Sixth Sunday of Easter Deacon’s Corner FINDING LOVE THROUGH UNDERSTANDING AND FORGIVENESS The most wonderful thing about Jesus, Mary and the Trinity is their incredible love for all of us. We can’t know why except that they do, for which we are incredibly grateful. […]
Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done.
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, October 4, 2020 Twenty-seventh Sunday of Ordinary Times Deacon’s Corner In today’s scriptures, both the reading from Isaiah and Matthew focus on vineyards representing the people of God. God is reminding us through the scriptures that He is the vine grower as well as the owner of the […]
We must lead by love, of both God and man
Pastor’s Pen St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday, August 23, 2020 Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Times Deacon’s Corner Doing the will of God can be very difficult for some in today’s society because many have trouble relinquishing authority over themselves to others. Parents have trouble getting respect. Police have trouble getting respect. Teachers have trouble getting […]
This is my chosen Son, listen to Him
Deacon’s Corner Our Miraculous God. In our first reading from Genesis, God shows His greatness and love to Abram by telling him that his descendants would be as many as the stars in the sky. This was a great surprise for a man with no children and both he and Sara were advanced in […]
Closer to God
A word from Deacon Ed Our scriptures for today and the next 2 1/2 weeks recount Jesus’ Authority and the beginning of His public ministry. In today’s Gospel He comes to Capernaum and teaches in the temple and even drives out an unclean spirit in a man in the temple. We are being prepared […]