Browsing the January 2022 archive of Deacon Weekly Letter

Jan 30, 2022 - Teach our Youth God LOves us!

Posted by David Southworth on 1/26/22

PRAYER:  The Word of the Lord comes to the prophet Jeremiah in our first reading this weekend:  “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you……  I am with you to deliver you…” !!!!  Psalm 71 is our Responsorial Psalm:  “On ... Read More »

Jan 23, 2022 - Rejoice in the Lord!

Posted by David Southworth on 1/18/22

PRAYER:  Let’s enter into the words of our first reading from Ezra, the scribe, and Nehemiah the prophet this week:  “Today is holy to our Lord…… rejoicing in the Lord must be our strength.”!!

     2 Afghan refugees are scheduled to arrive Wednesday, Jan 19, to stay temporarily in ... Read More »

Jan 16, 2022 - God wants good things!

Posted by David Southworth on 1/14/22

PRAYER:  Mary powerfully tells the servants at the Wedding at Cana:  “Do whatever he (Jesus) tells you.”…. Wow… what if we did whatever Jesus tells US?.... What if we tried to hear… tried to listen to God talking to us!.... Mary and Jesus wanted a great wedding for the ... Read More »

Jan 9, 2022 - Confession is Good!

Posted by David Southworth on 1/05/22

PRAYER:  We move this weekend from the birth of Christ…. To the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry 30 years later with Jesus’ Baptism by his cousin, John the Baptist.  The people saw the Holy Spirit descend upon Jesus as He was in prayer, and a voice came from heaven, ... Read More »

Jan 2, 2022 - God breaks through!!

Posted by David Southworth on 1/05/22

PRAYER:  How is God breaking into your life unexpectedly????? That’s what God does!!!  He wants to be a big positive part of each of our conscious selves!  God broke through into human history 2000 years ago in the person of Jesus.  Historically we have recognized 3 Epiphanies:  at Jesus’ ... Read More »