Welcome to Mustard Seeds, the blog page at St. Joseph Church. A group of our very own parishioners will be contributing bi-weekly with the hope of inspiring you as we journey together in our faith.
‘Saint Alphonsus Liguori and The Practice of the Love of Jesus Christ’
Mercy. Divine Mercy.
St. Maria Faustina Kowalska (OLM) shares beautifully her experience and encounters with the Lord Jesus in her diary published as “Divine Mercy in My Soul”. I have recently signed up for short daily portions of this work …Read More →
We like to think of God as the “Almighty” …and God is. And as Creator …and God is. And as all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-present —...Read More →
Happy Easter! This year, as usual, the Easter Vigil was a feast of beauty and blessing. One of the most beautiful moments was when light overcame the darkness as, candle by candle, participants passed on the light of Christ. Days …Read More →
ROLLING IN THE MUCK IS NOT THE BEST WAY TO GET CLEAN
The Sermon on the Mount is, in my opinion, one of the more beautiful of scripture passages. It shows Jesus’ natural gentleness and is one of the most …Read More →
New Year’s Resolution
A new year … time for renewal.
What is God calling me to do at this time?
Do I look at what others are doing and compare myself to that? or
Do I look at what God …
Searching to find the Light of Christmas.
On January 6th, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Epiphany. The Epiphany is the biblical event where the Magi, also called the Three Wise Men, traveled from the East to …Read More →
“Cold enough for ya?” said the stranger with a grin. I laughed and rolled my eyes in reply in a moment of camaraderie between fellow northerners. Winter in our city is cold, long and dark – a season I often …Read More →
Could we Walk a Mile in Mary’s Shoes?
During this time of our Church year we are recalling and preparing for a deeper birth of Christ in our hearts. I often wondered how you and I would have walked in …
The theme, “a new beginning” is especially appropriate for me as I have witnessed the arrival of a new grandson. It always amazes me how a new birth ushers in a sense of wonder in the awesome love of our …Read More →