Browsing the October 2017 archive of A Word From Fr. John

A Word #169| 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 29, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 10/26/17

There are many words in English that express the same meaning. For example, we can call a cup a glass or a car a vehicle. But of all the words in English, there is only one word for love. Although one would argue that charity is another word for ... Read More »

A Word #168| 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 22, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 10/19/17

At that he said to them, "Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God."

Benjamin Franklin once remarked: “... in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Franklin’s remarks are right on the mark. First, we ... Read More »

A Word #167| 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 15, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 10/12/17

“Then he said to his servants, 'The feast is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy to come. Go out, therefore, into the main roads and invite to the feast whomever you find.'”

For over six months, four banners have been placed at the entrance or in ... Read More »

A Word #166| 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time| October 8, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 10/05/17

“Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”

I was stunned when I woke up this morning to see ... Read More »