Browsing the June 2022 archive of Deacon Weekly Letter

July 3, 2020 Know God's Love

Posted by David Southworth on 6/29/22

PRAYER:  As Christians, we live with 2 realities at the same time.  We live IN the world… but we also live IN the reality of the Lord’s continuous love for us.  This is an ongoing tension.  Sometimes the stresses and anxieties of the world can come to the fore ... Read More »

June 26, 2022 Live by the Spirit

Posted by David Southworth on 6/21/22

PRAYER:  Saint Augustine said:  “If you love God… you can do anything you want!”… Now there is freedom!....

     We get a similar wisdom from St Paul this week in our second reading, Paul’s Letter to the Galatians.  “Brothers and sisters:  For freedom Chris set us free; so stand ... Read More »

June 19, 2022 Angel's Food!!

Posted by David Southworth on 6/21/22

PRAYER:  This weekend of June 18/19 we celebrate the The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.  This is embedded in our Year of the Eucharist here in the Springfield Diocese.

     Our Gospel Acclamation comes from John 6:51:  “I am the living bread that came down from heaven, ... Read More »

June 12, 2022 Seeking Wisdom!

Posted by David Southworth on 6/08/22

PRAYER:  It seems to have fallen out of fashion to “seek wisdom”.  Everyone wants to find their own path… their own truth, seemingly.  “Seeking Wisdom”… implies that there is a source of goodness, truth and beauty outside of ourselves.  And there is!!.... Wisdom for living is to be found ... Read More »