Divine Mercy Talk October 29, 2017 @ Saint Kilian Church

Saint Kilian Parish is one of three parishes hosting two Sisters of the Merciful Jesus who will give a TALK ON DIVINE MERCY.  The evening begins with Mass 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29th. Following Mass is a presentation by the Sisters of the Merciful Jesus.  This congregation was founded by Saint Faustina’s spiritual director, Blessed Michael Sopocko.  Please join us for a witness of mercy, time for prayer in adoration, worship and an opportunity for confession. …Follow this path →


Blessings

Blessings by Laura Story My music tastes run a wide range of genres and close to the top is Praise and Worship. Several weeks ago, I stumbled upon this song by Laura Story. It speaks to those who are experiencing difficulties in their lives and challenges the listener to ponder them from a different perspective.  As a newlywed of only a year, Laura’s husband was hospitalized with a brain tumor. The couple faced surgery, radiation, …Follow this path →


Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage

Tuesdays – September 20th to October 25th Whether you are married 6 months or married half a lifetime, these sessions will strengthen your bond with your spouse and give you a fresh perspective on your marriage. Beloved explores the true meaning of Marriage and how to live it out together. Here you’ll discover the deepest spiritual, emotional and practical realities of Marriage through Scripture, Tradition and Church Teaching. You’ll see first-hand how to experience the …Follow this path →


Chapter 6 – “Clothed with Power from On High” Love Unveiled 2

Please comment on the questions below or any comments you would like to offer on this chapter. In the Old Testament, the Holy Spirit was active, but hidden. In the New Testament, the Spirit is very visible. In my life, is the Holy Spirit’s presence and action, hidden, evident, or not noticed at all? What are evidences of the work of the Holy Spirit in my parish community? What is your favorite symbol of the …Follow this path →


Chapter 5 – The Triumph of the Cross Love Unveiled 2

Mary – Chapter 5 gives us an in-depth explanation of how and why Jesus’ death on the Cross is a triumph.  There are a few important things to ‘take away’ from this chapter.  First, we have Jesus as sacrifice.  We understand Passover as a meal with historical significance for God’s people, who were spared tragedy by marking their doors with the blood of the sacrificial lamb.  At the Last Supper, Jesus introduces what will be …Follow this path →


Chapter 4 – “Who Do You Say That I Am?” Love Unveiled 3

A few questions – What is your understanding of the Kingdom of God? How would you describe it? Have there been people in your life who have modeled discipleship in an exceptional, “all in” way? Who are they? What is their story? What obstacles keep you from putting everything else in this world aside and placing Jesus first? +1


Chapter 3 – The Great Story Love Unveiled 2

Give us your thoughts about these questions or any other comments on this chapter – Sri states, “because of sin, an infinite chasm was introduced between God and man.” Do you view sin as an “infinite chasm”? The popularity of Angels has increased over the past years. What role do angels play in your life? The book offers, “This is the great drama that has been going on since the dawn of creation: a struggle …Follow this path →


Chapter 2 – The Divine Unveiling Love Unveiled 2

A few questions to ponder – Which Bible stories stick in my memory the most? Why do those stories stand out for me? Has the Church taught things that I find hard to accept? What can I do to reach a better understanding of those teachings? Are there any parts of the Bible that make me feel uncomfortable? Why? …or give us your thoughts on this chapter!   +2