1-21-17 Diaconate Journey Continues… Addiction & Recovery

On January 21, 2017 we met at Saint Anne Church and Shrine in Santa Monica where Deacon Brian & Sherry Clements spoke to us on Addiction & Recovery, Developing and Maintaining Healthy Boundaries in Ministry and Suggestions for Developing a Balanced Self-Care Program. (Please click here to read all of our experiences of the bi-monthly  Deacon formation classes) Regarding addictions & recovery, Deacon Brian and Sherry discussed the importance of being aware of the different types of addictions that people can might, available …

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Diaconate Journey 1-7-17… Deacon of the Word and Altar

January 7, 2017 we continue our diaconate journey… today, Deacon Ryan Adams went over the responsibilities of being deacon at the Altar and deacon of the Word. (Please click here to read all of our experiences of the bi-monthly  Deacon formation classes) The deacon of the Word would carry the Book of the Gospels in the entrance procession, proclaim the Gospel, and if a deacon was to provide a homily, it would be here, he also reads the Prayers of the Faithful. …

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Prayers for Children – January 15th, 2017

January 15,2017– Thinking back over the year 2016, we realize it was a most difficult and divisive year. Daily we heard the news, reports, and saw pictures of the suffering and death of hundreds – thousands of people and among the most vulnerable – the children. Now more than ever we need to reconnect to all that matters and is important to our families, nations, the world. Let us pray, bless and think positively about respect for life, common basic …

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