Sharing the Word for September 13, 2016 – Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 2

Perhaps in the guise of a friend, the merciful Lord came and raised us back to life again.

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Sharing the Word

Sharing the Word for September 7, 2016 – Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time — Year 2

Those who are poor, who weep, and who are hungry, are seen by God as truly blessed.

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Sharing the Word

The Face of Jesus

The Face of Jesus

We are all sinners. But with Jesus, we need never be afraid. By Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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God is the remedy to our broken hearts.

Our Worst Can Be the Best We Give to God

Sometimes our wounded hearts are the only things we can offer. By Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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End of Life Questions

The End of Life: Our Questions

In the end, we can only thank the Lord for the gift of life and thank him for all he has done in us, with us, and through us. By Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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The Hope of Lent

Lent and the Power of Forgiveness

Lent presents to us God’s infinite love for all humankind. By Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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Lent And Reconciliation

Lent and the Sacrament of Reconciliation

How we approach the reception of God’s mercy is important. Lent provides a time to do that. By Father Jim Van Vurst, OFM

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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