Tag Archive: #deacontom

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...]

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...]