LENTEN PARISH MISSION
With Deacons Robert Herrmann and Eddie Ensley
A New Path to Prayer, Healing, Hope and Joy
March 13-15, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Nationally known speakers, authors, and retreat leaders, Deacons RobertHerrmann and Eddie Ensley, teach the same way Jesus taught the crowds, by telling stories and parables. Infectious wit, down-to-earth insights and truly holy inspiration are the hallmarks of their message. Their gentle words help tie heaven and earth together, making the divine connect with our everyday living.
Monday - How Do We Handle the Everyday Stresses And Pressures of Life?
Jesus calls us to place our cares at his feet and, take his burden upon our shoulders, for “it is light and will give you rest”. Learn how God can take your worries and fears and turn them into fuel for living a joy filled life of grace. Practical, useful info and touching stories of faith, and moments of quiet prayer help heal us of our stresses and worries.
Tuesday - How to Cope With Life Losses “Mary, the Womb of God is Our Model of the Christian response to life’s challenges and call to follow Jesus in genuine discipleship.
Mary, by her Yes, became the dwelling place of the Savior. Mary’s yes to God demonstrates for us our own call to receptivity to the Holy Spirit in our lives. She points us always in the direction of Jesus saying, “Do whatever he tells you.” Mary’s faithful and direct response to her grief can enlighten our own response and speed us on our pathway to recovery after our losses. Deacon Robert gives teaching on the Art of Contemplative Prayer for Busy Lives. Practical, useful and healing information from the tradition, scripture and personal experience make this crucial Christian practice a possibility for everyone.
Wednesday - Forgiving As God Forgives: How to Heal and Repair Our Relationships
Bitterness and hostility can rob us of true happiness and wound the soul; separate us from one another and even from God. We will never have to forgive another person as much as God has forgiven us. This talk is a practical guide to the steps of forgiving those who have hurt us and how to improve all our relationships.