Aug 2023

Through our baptism, we, too, have been given gifts and are called by God. We need to follow Christ's example of loving, faith, and forgiveness. Forgiveness does not always mean reconciliation--especially in cases of any form of abuse. Forgiveness means letting go--and letting God. Ask God today to help you be more forgiving and see what new comes forward in your life....

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Oct 2022
Christ Calls Us to Be Open to His Love, Mercy, Compassion, and Forgiveness and to Share That With Others

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, 10/09/2022, Calvary Episcopal Church, Batavia, IL. In today’s Gospel (Luke 17), Christ heals a Samaritan leper. The Samaritan returns to Jesus to thank Him and to praise Him. Jesus tells him that his faith has made him well. This Samaritan leper was open to Jesus’s love, mercy, compassion, forgiveness, and grace. As baptized Christians, we, too, are called to be open to Christ’s love, mercy, compassion, forgiveness, and grace and to share it with those around us. (Readings: Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7;......

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