The Time is Now!

The Time is Now!

Posted on : November 27, 2022

“Let us then throw off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light; let us conduct ourselves properly as in the day…!”

St. Paul is not messing around.  There is urgency in his words.  He is calling us to take an honest look at ourselves and to let go of that which is causing us to sin…orgies, drunkenness, promiscuity, lust, rivalry, jealousy…whatever it is, we are encouraged to pray for the grace to let go of that and to put on the Lord Jesus Christ.

I am so excited that we are entering into Advent, because it serves as a shock to the spiritual system of our lives.  It calls for an honest look into our souls.  The season calls us to slow down and focus on what really matters.  We know this.  But do we ever do this?  And how do we do this?  I thought you’d never ask!

This Advent, we are offering a myriad of ways to throw off darkness and put on the armor of light.  Take time to seriously pray with the Advent schedule.  Let each opportunity be a time to shout out “Come Lord Jesus!”  Every prayer this Advent can be an invitation for Jesus to come into your life.

  • Check out the Reconciliation times offer this season. This celebration truly calls us to look at ourselves, but more than that, to look to Jesus who can do something about our sinfulness.
  • This Advent we will be praying Night Prayer every night at 9:00 pm. I challenge you to come once a week and offer that time of prayer for a loved one, either living or deceased.  Let it be a time of grace for the ones we love.
  • Sign up for the Women’s Advent Morning of Reflection. Mark Ott will be here to lead you closer to Jesus as his words are gifted and anointed.
  • On Tuesday, November 29 @ 7:00pm, join Fr. Bline along with the RCIA candidates and the choir, for an Advent Evening of Reflection, as we reflect together on what Advent is all about. Advent is so very special to Fr. Bline, so it is good he can help share his heart on this time in our lives.  Welcome home!
  • On Thursday, December 15 @ 7:00pm, we are offering, “Come, Lord Jesus: Evening of Healing” where we can honestly ask Jesus to heal us of the ways St. Paul speaks about. We need healing every where and every day.
  • Make some silent time for the Lord in Eucharistic Adoration

Put on the Lord Jesus Christ this Season of Advent!

Fr. Jeremy




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