The 2nd Sunday of Advent: Prepare the Way of the Lord

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“A voice of one cries out in the desert, prepare the way of the Lord!” This verse from the Gospel of Matthew (which was first spoken by the prophet Isaiah) has John the Baptist fulfilling his role by  announcing the coming of…

Advent Retreat Reminder

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This Saturday December 3, 2022 | Assumption BVM ADVENT RETREAT In case you didn’t know if you were free on Saturday, or if you have just forgotten to register, here is a quick way to get more information and sign up O Come, O…

A Feast for Everyone because God’s Table is Wide

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And the Table Will Be Wide And the table will be wide. And the welcome will be wide. And the arms will open wide to gather us in. And our hearts will open wide to receive. And we will come as children who trust there is enough…

The Visible, Invisible Real Presence of Christ

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 The Real Presence of Jesus Both of these pictures are the Real Presence of Jesus, but I’m not going to lie, I have struggled with the idea of Eucharistic Adoration for most of my adult life. Praying in front of the consecrated…

If Jesus Gave Thanks Then, Perhaps, So Should We

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A New Month, A New Sacrament, A New Grace Last month we “dove into” baptism. As the first Sacrament we receive on our Christian journey it was a sensible jumping off point. This month as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving with…

Priest, Prophet, King… Who Me????? Yep, YOU!

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Let’s finish up this month’s Flocknote theme of  baptism by emphasizing what our every day lives should be characterized by because we have received this great gift of becoming adopted children of God. Bishop Barron has a…

Come to the Water

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” In baptism we use your gift of water, which you have made a rich symbol of the grace you give us in this sacrament. At the very dawn of creation your Spirit breathed on the waters, making them the wellspring of all holiness…

7 Sacraments

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  A few words about the 7 Sacraments from  Chris Stefanick: Video: https://youtu.be/PY-ugeRgNzQ Cemetery Pilgrimage Are you looking for a calming retreat/prayer experience in an unexpected location? If so, you will want to join…