Parish Mission 2017– Rekinding the Fire: A Season of Spiritual Awakening, a Time of Hopeful Assurance

Fr. Jack Conley, C.P., a Passionist Father, will be preaching a Mission here at OMC from  April 3rd to April 5th. His subject will be “Rekindling the Fire”.

The mission will begin at 7 PM Monday, and continue on Tuesday night, 7PM, and Wednesday night, 7 PM. 

Monday, April 3rd at 7 PM: VISION: From Wounds to Wonder (Seeing As God Sees) Zephaniah 3:14-20   Mark 10:46-52 “Here and now” (vs. “pie-in-the-sky”) spirituality, returning again and again to the Scriptures for the message of God’s unconditional love… and seeing as God sees.

Tuesday, April 4th at 7 PM: PASSION: From Magic to Mystery (Cultivating Spiritual Growth) Romans 8:31b-39   Luke 12:49-56 Spirituality that moves deeper, a challenge to experience the fire of God-relationship, especially when we feel we’re withering.

Wednesday, April 5th at 7 PM: HOPE: From Grumbling to Gratitude (To Expect the Unexpected) Jeremiah 29:10-15  John 20:11-18 The movement from cynicism and suspicion to a sense of wonder……openness to the God of surprises, knowing our time to be a threshold of hope, and not a doomsday of despair.

“Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved, and forgiven.”   Pope Francis

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