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Numbers Game In The Church

Regarding the media reports about declining numbers in the Catholic Church.

There is a reason we do not have a Gospel according to Judas Iscariot. Faith in our Lord does not reflect on what has left, but rather what Remains. 81 more words

Reflections

Happy Saint Matthias Day

Saint Matthias

Today is Saint Matthias Day.

And Judas went out and hung himself.

According to the New Testament, after the betrayer of Christ, Judas Iscariot, hung himself;  Matthias was chosen as the new 12th apostle.   109 more words

Don't It Make You Smile?

Lectionary Sermon for 17 May 2015 (Easter 7 b ) on John 17: 6 -19

The Judas effect
There is something almost therapeutic about great villains. To begin with they are not always easy to identify. Remember even Adolf Hitler in the period prior to the Second World War had many admirers in the West. 1,605 more words

Sermons

Loving In The Face of Hate

“…For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.” Rev. 683 more words

5-8-2015 Why Reject Jesus’ Church?

Do you blame Jesus Christ for Judas Iscariot? No, because “Satan entered Judas” (Luke 22:3).

Since the church of Christ is the body of Jesus Christ today (Colossians 1:24), why blame the churches of Christ for the “ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ” (Jude 1:4 NKJV)? 87 more words

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6 Facts About Forgiving Yourself That Will Free You

It was a tragic ending to a sad story, although most people hoped for this to happen. For a couple of weeks, the scandal shocked the small sleeping town. 883 more words

Faith In God

Saint Matthias

Born: 1st Century AD – Judea, Roman Empire

Died: 80 AD – Judea, Jerusalem or in Colchis

Canonized: Pre-Congregation

Feast Day: May 14

Patronage: alcoholism; carpenters; Gary, Indiana; Great Falls-Billings, Montana; smallpox; tailors; hope; perseverance… 889 more words

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