The Mercy of God08-18-2019David Lins
I remember a recent conversation about the mercy of God. One of the people said, “If a serial killer is in heaven, I don’t want to be there.” I thought the person better tread carefully. Thanks to our free will, God will allow us to make that choice. But it sounds dangerously like the brother in the story of the prodigal son—unwilling to accept his father’s forgiveness.
I would propose his mercy is a much tougher pill to swallow than his judgement - although the two are inextricably intertwined.
We can all grasp the judgement of God. Why? We have all been hurt and would like to see the perpetrator get what is coming to them. Judgement from a just judge can be scary, but our minds can make sense of it.READ MORE
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Aug 25, 2019: 3:20pm (weekly)
Beginning August 4th, every Sunday at 3:20pm in the Faith Formation Building.
Mass follows at 4:00pm in the Church.
Unique Concert at Our Lady of Joy!
Aug 31, 2019: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us for a beautiful concert in our church from 7:00-9:00pm! Priests from the Archdiocese Zamboanga Philippines will perform as a fundraiser for the Youth of the Philippines. There is no charge to attend; freewill donations appreciated. Fr. Jess hopes to see you there!