Tag Archive: #deaconsbeacon

Deacon’s Beacon: Faith in Action

Posted on June 22, 2021
Our Need for Faith  In last Sunday’s gospel, Jesus and His disciples are in a boat, sailing across the Sea of Galilee.  As a violent storm comes up, Jesus is in the stern of the boat, asleep.  The disciples are [read more...]

Deacon’s Beacon: Ascension of the Lord

Posted on May 11, 2021
The Ascension of the Lord Our readings focus, to a large degree, on the gospels. The word “gospel” means “good news.”  The good news is the message of Jesus.  Jesus calls the disciples – and us to bring the gospel to [read more...]

Deacon’s Beacon: Branches That Bear Fruit

Posted on April 27, 2021
“Whoever remains in Me, And I in him, Will bear much fruit.” Jesus speaks these words to His disciples in this Sunday’s gospel.  To get a better understanding of His message, I would like to return to last Sunday’s gospel. Last [read more...]

Our Lenten Faith Journey Begins

Posted on February 16, 2021
Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, the start of our Lenten journey.  The ashes symbolize both death and repentance.  Death – not only our physical death, but also our spiritual death through sin, which is forgiven through our repentance. In addition to [read more...]

Deacon’s Beacon: Jesus The Healer

Posted on February 2, 2021
The Message of Sunday’s Readings As we listen to this Sunday’s First Reading from the book of Job, it sounds much like our world for the past year.  Like Job, we all come on times of stress and chaos in [read more...]