SALT AND LIGHT
In today’s Gospel Jesus says to his disciples—and therefore to us—“You are the salt of the earth” and “You are the light of the world.” These metaphors are a call to action. We are to make a difference in our world for the better. We cannot just blend in—if so, we are like salt gone flat. The prophecy of Isaiah in our First Reading shows us the sort of light we are to be: “Share your bread with ...
Diocesan Annual Appeal Online Giving
Holy and Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, we thank you for Your gifts of time, talent, and treasures manifested in our daily lives.
We pray, Father, for the openness of heart; Jesus, we ask for the ability to recognize Your gifts in ourselves as well as in our brothers and sisters; Holy Spirit, we ask for Your guidance for us to live the life of stewardship for which we were created and called.
St. Joseph, we ask you as the Patron of our Diocese, intercede for us, be a model in our use of our time, talents, and treasures by living the command of Jesus, working together and sharing the Joy of the Gospel, for the building up of the Kingdom to Heaven here on earth.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, so gracious, our model of humility, help us and encourage us, strengthen us in our faith, so we may generously answer the Lord’s call with a resounding yes to a life of service for which the Father created us, Jesus calls us, and the Holy Spirit guides us.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord