Amen Corner: Always Courageous

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Always Courageous “So we are always courageous, although we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight.” 2Cor 5:6-7 St. Paul and the early Christians endured much suffering and many died for their faith […]

Amen Corner: Beyond all Comparison

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Beyond all Comparison “for what is seen is transitory, but what is unseen is eternal.” (2Cor 4:17) St. Paul teaches that affliction fades in time, but the glory yielded by it is “beyond all comparison.” Every person faces affliction of a physical, mental or spiritual kind often throughout their lifetime. […]

Amen Corner: Embody Jesus

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Embody Jesus This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Nothing could be more precious to a Catholic than receiving the taste of heaven that is the holy Eucharist. Once received, the true presence of the Body of Christ becomes part of us, […]

Amen Corner: Go

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Go This is our life’s purpose as disciples of Jesus – to go and make disciples. We don’t serve the Church. We serve as the Church. We don’t give to the Church. We give as the Church – in mission to the world. St Paul also points to our identity as children of our Father God […]

Amen Corner: Love From Heaven

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Love From Heaven Jesus tells us to receive the Holy Spirit so that we can be sent with Love from heaven. Love on our own power is limited by our human frailty. God’s love has no limits. This is who the Holy Spirit is when received into the depths of […]

Amen Corner: Meant to Be Sent

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Meant to Be Sent “As you sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world.” We are meant to be sent – stewards of our mission alongside every other member of the Church. What does this look like?  It looks like the love that Jesus embodied, and […]

Amen Corner: As I Love You

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration As I Love You “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy might be complete.” This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.”  There is a completion of Love from Heaven here that leads to our joy, driven by the Holy Spirit […]

Amen Corner: Bear Much Fruit

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Bear Much Fruit This is your calling and mine. The 15th chapter of John’s Gospel provides the essential plan of Jesus. “Without me, you can do nothing. Remain in me as I remain in you. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit. By this is my […]

Amen Corner: Yet So We Are

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Yet So We Are “Beloved, see what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are.” From the Gospel, we hear Jesus say that he is the Good Shepherd. “I know mine and mine know me.” What a grace to […]

Amen Corner: Real Joy

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Real Joy And as he said this, he showed them his hands and feet. While they were still incredulous for joy and were amazed, he asked them, “Have you anything here to eat?”  This season of Easter joy is meant to be lived in real ways for all our days. Sunday’s […]