First Sunday of Lent – March 9, 2014 – Tileston Outreach
Our opening scripture reading for today, from the very first book of our Bible, presents a great theme for this new Lenten season. Yes, it is true that we are
8th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Social Ministry
This weekend gives us a bit of time to prepare for the great season of Lent – a time when darkness is overcome by light!
In the Sunday Missal, Living with Christ, there is
Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time –Tileston Outreach
The scriptures today are very challenging to say the least. When we read about “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth” it probably sounds quite violent to us, but for
Social Ministry- February 16, 2014
Today God’s Word is reminding us that life is all about the choices we make. The Good News is that our God is interested enough in us to help us understand what choices we should make.
For anyone who tries to reach out beyond self, today’s readings root us solidly in Scripture. Isaiah puts it out there…
Share your bread with the hungry,
shelter the oppressed
and the homeless,
clothe the naked when you see
Feast of the Presentation in the Temple – Feb. 2nd, – Social Ministry
It is rare that a Feast takes precedence over a Sunday in the Liturgical Year but that is what we have today. Jesus is presented by His parents
January 26, 2014 – Social Ministry
During the past few weeks we have been having small group meetings for all those who volunteer at the Outreach. There is so much good that flows from this Ministry and the scripture readings this
Having celebrated the great feast of the Incarnation, God with us, the Church begins its New Year with scripture readings from Isaiah, the Acts and Matthew that invite us to reflect on our Baptism.
We have been gifted with a “covenant”
One of the reasons our Church sets this feast of the Epiphany front and center is the consoling fact that Emmanuel, Jesus, came for all people. As the wise seekers from foreign lands follow the star, the light, they find