Tag Archive: #deaconsbeacon

Deacon’s Beacon: What Did We Learn This Lent?

Posted on April 26, 2022
OLW4LIFE Our 2022 Lenten Journey is completed.  On April 16 we celebrated the Easter Vigil when the Catechumen and Candidates were received into full communion with the Catholic Faith and we celebrated Jesus rising from the dead for our redemption. [read more...]

Deacons Beacon: RCIA and The 3 Scrutinies

Posted on April 5, 2022
Someone recently said that the gospel I mentioned in my article in last Sunday’s bulletin was different from the gospel they heard at Mass. They were right! If you were at the 11:30 Mass, you heard the gospel where Jesus [read more...]

Thank You St. Mark’s Volunteers

Posted on February 1, 2022
Thank you to all who volunteered and contributed to our St. Mark’s Ministries Christmas 2021 was our second year of celebrating Christmas under the Covid pandemic. While it provided obstacles for all us, it was especially hard on the St. [read more...]

Evangelization Begins in Your Home

Posted on November 30, 2021
In my November 7 article, I talked about the need for us to find God in our life by looking for “The Truth.” Today I want to talk about the need for us to help the next generation to find [read more...]

Look to God to Counter Life’s Craziness

Posted on November 2, 2021
Our Path to God My focus today is an attempt to answer a question that I have heard from many people (including myself) – “How do we deal with all the craziness in our world today? Obviously, the answer is [read more...]

Deacon’s Beacon: Answering Jesus’ Call

Posted on August 24, 2021
Answering Jesus’ Call In the early stages of the parish revitalization program (“To teach who Christ is”) one of the questions asked of the participants was – “Is your parish a “Maintenance Church” or a “Missionary Church”? I thought – [read more...]

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...]