Browsing the February 2023 archive of Deacon Weekly Letter

February 26, 2023 Power of acting WITH God

Posted by David Southworth on 2/22/23

PRAYER:  The world tells us to “do our own thing”.  “Just do it”.  As Catholics we are trying to remember, however, that the way to true life, true joy, true success, true fulfillment is to do what God would have us do.  It seems contrary, but obeying God…..is the ... Read More »

February 19, 2023 Be Holy

Posted by David Southworth on 2/15/23

PRAYER:  Book of Leviticus:  “Be holy, for I, the Lord, your God, am holy.”


Paul to the Corinthians:  “Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?..”


Matthew:  “Jesus said to his disciples:….. Give to one ... Read More »

February 12, 2023 We speak a wisdom

Posted by David Southworth on 2/15/23

PRAYER:  Do we realize, as St Paul writes to the Corinthians that “We speak a wisdom to those who are mature, not a wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age who are passing away.  Rather, we speak God’s wisdom, mysterious, hidden, which God predetermined before ... Read More »

Feb 5, 2023 Feed the Hungry

Posted by David Southworth on 2/01/23

PRAYER:  Our first reading from Isaiah reminds us that “your light shall break forth like the dawn..” if we “share our bread with the hungry, shelter the oppressed and the homeless; clothe the naked…”.  Then…. “you shall call, and the Lord will answer.”….

     God loves us… but …. ... Read More »