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The Eucharist, Part III – The greatest gift given

December 28, 2023

To begin this article, it is important to share one more Old Testament Bible story. Remember when the Israelites were enslaved in Egypt? The way in which The Lord God…

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The Eucharist Part II – Preparing for the Great gift in the Bible

December 22, 2023

When Adam and Eve sinned, the Lord God wasted no time beginning to repair the relationships between Adam and Eve as individuals; Adam and Eve as a couple; the couple…

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The Eucharist in This Time of National Eucharistic Revival

December 15, 2023

I am sure, by now, you are aware, our diocese is transforming itself to grow deeper with Jesus Christ through all of us understanding what it means to be a…

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Grateful Living, the Joy of Stewardship – Make a Commitment

December 8, 2023

We have come to the last chapter of our study book on stewardship; we have not come to the end of learning about and integrating stewardship into our personal way…

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Grateful Living, the Joy of Stewardship – Be Grateful, Live Generously

December 1, 2023

Shortly after ordination to priesthood, a friend said to me, “you know this tithing of ten percent is not about giving ten percent to God, it is about keeping 90…

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Grateful Living, the Joy of Stewardship – Take Your Place

November 22, 2023

This session more than others make me think of some of my favorite Catholic Hymns that somehow also reflect stewardship. One of the classics from my grade school and high…

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Grateful Living: the Joy of Stewardship – How Do You Steward Creation?

November 17, 2023

We have been living stewardship for a long time in the Diocese of Jefferson City. In the past five years or so, Bishop McKnight and the stewardship office invited us…

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Grateful Living: The Joy Of Stewardship – Let Go of Obstacles

November 10, 2023

This session starts with the famous story of the rich young man who comes to Jesus, in a bit of a panic because he knows something is “off” within himself.…

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Grateful Living: The Joy Of Stewardship – Called to High Things

November 3, 2023

Jesus knows all that we need; he knows the Father created us to need food, shelter, clothing and other necessities. Jesus knows that sometimes, especially when we are lacking any…

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Remembering – All Saints’ Day & All Souls’ Day

October 26, 2023

A reminder from our transitional Deacon, Deacon Christipher Hoffmann as presented on 10/31/2022 This is a week of remembering – not only the Saints on All Saints Day, but also…

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