"materialism" Tagged Sermons
Fr. Marc talks about some of the harvest traditions from various cultures around the world. He then points to the stories of the Widow’s Offering in Mark’s gospel and Elijah and the Widow in 1 Kings as examples of trusting God and giving Him first place in our lives.
Fr. Marc draws five crucial lessons from Scripture that teach us how to deal with success without letting it destroy our faith and our lives.
Fr. Marc takes a look at some difficult statistics showing an exodus of young people from the Church. Working from the 2nd chapter of James, he examines many of the factors that are turning young people away from faith and encourages us to make the spiritual well-being of our youth a priority.
Advent is a special season to prepare our hearts for the coming of our Lord. Fr. Marc challenges us to make changes in our lives this Advent season, to be ready not just for Christmas but also to invite Jesus into our lives again in a new and fresh way. Let’s do something different this Christmas season and make those changes that will carry though the whole year to come.
In part 3 of the series, Fr. Marc reminds us that God blesses us so that we can be a blessing to others. We are commanded to share what God gives us with those in need, following the words of Jesus, “freely you have received, freely give.”
John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Fr. Marc begins his series on the Pursuit of Peace by describing the peace that can only come from a relationship with Jesus Christ. He then examines some of the obstacles that can keep us from experiencing that peace.