Growing in Faith April 2019 issue
Fri 22 Mar, 2019
• One amazing fact of which Easter reminds us is that God lives and lives with us. In fact, we can renew our Easter joy every week at Mass on Sunday, our “little Easter.” Our article on page one explains. • We are all looking for the right love in our lives. It is said that in order to attract the perfect love, we have to become the perfect lover. God is the perfect love. All we need to do to claim his love is to become better lovers ourselves. Our main article on page two gives strategies to do just that. • Catholics often ask why we should go to Mass? What do we get out of it? Our popular Q&A on page two explains how the qualities of the Mass make it essential for our spiritual health.
Growing in Faith Special Lent Issue
Thu 21 Feb, 2019
A faith-based activity for every day of the Lenten season.
Growing in Faith March 2019 Issue
Thu 21 Feb, 2019
• Easter is a celebration of our new life. The weeks before, Lent, is our chance to leave our old ways behind and adopt a new way of life. Our main article on page one challenges readers to become new. • The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation is a joyful chance to repair our relationship with God, regain our access to his grace, and become new. Yet we often approach it as a rote obligation. Our popular Q&A feature offers advice from the saints to rethink Confession in intentional, joyful ways. • During his time on Earth, Jesus exceeded people’s expectations. He always gave more than was asked but exactly what was needed. Our main article on page two demonstrates how. • Also enclosed – your bonus Lent calendar with a faith-based activity for every day of the season. Designed to help readers increase in holiness, it’s yours to distribute to every parishioner.
Growing in Faith February 2019 issue
Tue 22 Jan, 2019
• God felt it was so critical that we have a day of rest that he made it a Commandment. While non-negotiable for God’s people, a busy person may find it hard to do Sunday right. Our tips on page one may help. • None of us is perfect but owning up to mistakes, and obtaining forgiveness when we have wronged others can be difficult. Yet, it is key to spiritual growth. Our main article on page two gives details. • In this week’s Scripture lesson, Jesus “updates” the old understanding of justice to God’s true justice, which is infinitely wiser and more perfect than current understanding. It includes mercy for all.