Ascension — Lift up your hearts

Happy Mothers Day!

Ascension
Mary / Assumption

Raised up / lifted up
Mothers
Christ
Into glory
Came to earth to take us to heaven
Salvation
Colossians 3:1-2
Hearts on things above
Heaven transcends earth
Holy Mass
Lord’s Prayer: 1 Tim 2:8
          Lift up holy hands in prayer

Peace I leave with you

6th Sunday Easter – “Peace I leave with you”

Story
Directee / FG

Shalom
Be complete or whole
Eirene
Not just lack of conflict, but all the good that comes from God in this life or in the next
Peace = share in Heaven
RIP

GOOD
Grace
Lasting
One with the Lord
Parents
Only good
Fr Philippe
Do His Will
v 31 – “I do as the Father has commanded me”

Let nothing disturb your peace

Fr Philippe
Only bad reasons for losing peace
Troubled of daily life / needs
Others faults
Our own faults
Fear of suffering

1st holy communion

The Lord Is My Shepherd

4th Sunday Easter – “The Lord is my shepherd”

Miracle

“No one can take them out of my hand”
Life is in his hands
Soul?
Soul is protected by God
Maybe not body or even heart

Psalm 23
Sept 11
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil, for you are with me;your rod and your staff comfort me” (v 4)
Good over evil
Guided by Good, ultimately will be good

              Everything will be okay
Voice of Christ / pastor

Faith v Fear
Good shepherd v false shepherds
“Jesus, I trust in you” (5x)

Shepherd becomes lamb / Lamb of God

    1 Sam 17
    Good shepherd lays down his life for his sheep

Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy

St Faustina / image
Graces

Indulgence

Purgatory

Thomas / Eucharist

Healing Through Forgiveness

4th Sunday Lent

Examples

Pope Francis
Parable
Wounds of sin
Family
     Healing through forgiveness

How to forgive
Filled w compassion
Name it, IOU, tear up
From heart

Book
Guideposts to forgiving

Forgiveness by God, to others, and to self