Everything listed under: Lenten Greeting

  • Bishop Michael's 2016 Lenten Greeting

    “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return.” The pastor speaks these words to us as they place the ashes on our head with the sign of the cross on Ash Wednesday. Lent begins with a stark reminder that we are mortal and of the frailty and the fleeting nature of our lives. It is good that we do this.

  • Being Stewards of Lent, Holy Week, and Easter

    Being Stewards of Lent, Holy Week, and Easter               Several times in the Gospels Jesus refers to his disciples as “you of little faith”. Those words are found in the writings of Matthew, Mark, and Luke most frequently in healing accounts, on occasions when Jesus was encouraging his followers to put aside anxiety or worry, and during teaching moments.  Weak faith, however, is not just an early church malady.  Sometimes ...