Tag: Jesus Christ

Nov 2018

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for All Saints Sunday, the 24th Sunday after Pentecost, 11/04/2018.  In the Episcopal Church, we celebrate All Saints on November 1st and on the Sunday closest to November 1st. I have celebrated this service four times this year. I am glad we honor our departed on this date because the reading from this year seem to focus more on death than on honoring the departed. What or who do we honor on this date? We honor Holiness. For a lot of us, if we think about ourselves, we......

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Feb 2017

“When You Pray . . .” Class, Session 5, Temptations (02/07/2017). Fr Mike focused on the temptations while at prayer. Most of the handout came from the Internet–the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Simplified. The Battle of Prayer Prayer is a gift. Prayer is a battle both against ourselves and against Satan, the tempter. We pray as we live because we live as we pray. Therefore, we must habitually live by the Spirit so we can pray in the Spirit. Fr Mike walks us through multiple concepts dealing with temptations at prayer.  He introduces......

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