A Call with Old Fr. Kraft

A Call with Old Fr. Kraft

A blessed Feast of the Annunciation to you all!On this day we remember and celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s oppenness and full faith in God’s perfect will, and the fruit of that faith which is Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!As we struggle to live...
Fourth Sunday in Lent

Fourth Sunday in Lent

A Penitential Order Bless the Lord who forgiveth all our sins. His mercy endureth for ever. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and cleanse us from...
Watch: How to Pray the Daily Office

Watch: How to Pray the Daily Office

I pray this finds you well and in good spirits as our nation continues to adjust to the “new normal” surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest communication from our diocese, all public in-person worship gatherings and events have been suspended...
Third Sunday in Lent

Third Sunday in Lent

A Penitential Order Bless the Lord who forgiveth all our sins. His mercy endureth for ever. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and cleanse us from...
Whoever Believes in Him

Whoever Believes in Him

John 3:16 was the first Bible verse I ever memorized. It is the reference that we see behind goal posts in football games when extra points and field goals are kicked. It is a favorite text of preachers. A pastor I knew would preach on John 3:16 almost every Christmas...
Why Do We Fast?

Why Do We Fast?

Why do we give alms? Why do we pray? Why do we fast? The purpose of these disciplines is easily lost us. We do not do them to earn our salvation. We are saved by faith through grace, not by works, lest any one should boast. Nor do we do them for fear of some...
For the Road Ahead

For the Road Ahead

This past December our entire family fell ill. It happened in the span of four days between Christmas Eve and December 28th. It went, daughter 1, son, daughter 2, mom, and last but not least … dad. I thought I might thread the needle and escape, but...