Metropolitan of San Francisco Offers Encyclical for New Ecclesiastical Year

Metropolitan of San Francisco Offers Encyclical for New Ecclesiastical Year

Encyclical for the Feast of Indiction 2016 August 31, 2016 Dearly Beloved, Today we begin anew. With the inauguration of another ecclesiastical year, the cycle of the Church calendar begins again. Feasts and fasts will lead us through the life of our Lord and Savior, His Mother, and remember the...

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Serbs Are Blocked from Pilgrimage to Mother of God Hodigetria

Serbs Are Blocked from Pilgrimage to Mother of God Hodigetria

29. August 2016 On 28 August 2016, according to news agencies, the Albanians, mostly residents of Musutiste, blocked the road that leads to a ruined church of the Mother of God Hodigetria, on which foundations the displaced Serbs wanted to attend the Liturgy on the occasion of the feast day...

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Facebook tips for churches

Facebook tips for churches

I was eating out with my family. As the kids went to play in the play-place, I decided to try and strike up some Jesus conversations with the people around me. It was hard because almost everyone was on their phones. Not that I was nosy, but most of them...

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Technology Safety Through the Eyes of Faith

Technology Safety Through the Eyes of Faith

Being a parent isn’t easy. It can often feel overwhelming. Throw in the Internet, social networks, computers, mobile, and gaming devices and things can often seem impossible. But you aren’t alone.  Technology Safety Through the Eyes of Faith, www.faithandsafety.org, is a resource guide brought to you by a collaboration between...

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Therefore you also must be ready; for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Therefore you also must be ready; for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Listen to the Daily Reading for September 2, 2016, St. Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians 4:13-18 BRETHREN, having the same spirit of faith as he had who wrote, “I believed, and so I spoke,” we too believe, and so we speak, knowing that he who raised the Lord Jesus...

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10 Million Dollars!

10 Million Dollars!

What do you do when somebody gives you a present? Well, you probably say “thank you!” Then, you might try to repay that person with another present—maybe for a birthday or for Christmas. Sometimes, we might feel like we owe something until we’ve given something equal. In today’s Gospel reading,...

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Encouragement is a Choice

Encouragement is a Choice

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you, that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.  Romans 1:11-12   Good morning Prayer Team! One of God’s greatest gifts to...

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