Come Worship With Us!
Join us for Worship at our Franciscan Chapel, 1004 N. College Avenue in Columbia, Missouri.
Saturday mass is at 5pm, followed by fellowship (about 90 minutes.) Tuesday and Thursday mass at Noon (about thirty minutes)
All baptized Christians are welcome to receive Holy Communion
September 25 - October 2, 2016
Hi Everyone! Much love to all!!
We are now officially in the fall season. It is time to pray blessing on our harvests and to ask God for guidance as we are in election season also. "God bless America, land that we love, stand beside her, and guide her...." That's our prayer.
The readings for our upcoming first weekend of October (WHEN WE EAT, THEY EAT) are Habakkuk 1: 12--2: 4; psalm 37; 2 Timothy 1: 1-10 and Luke 17: 5-10. Habakkuk speaks of writing down the VISION because it has its appointed time...(What is your vision for the church, and for your country?). It will come, it will not tarry.
Second Timothy presents to us St. Paul grateful and encouraging to Timothy for his Gospel ministry. He reminded him (and us) of the power, the love, and the self-discipline given us by God (for our own ministry).
And our gospel calls us to stay at the task of living our faith even when it seems thankless "for we are unprofitable servants, we have done only our duty."
-Tuesday and Thursday noon Eucharist (September 27, and 29)
-Wednesday evening prayer at 5:30 pm
-Thursday 1 pm (September 29)--The Church is Bigger than you think!! (our study of THE LOST HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY, by Philip Jenkins.
-Saturday October 1, 5 pm Weekend Liturgy followed by a carry-in because it is WHEN WE EAT, THEY EAT weekend. Bring something to share with the food pantry too.
-October 2nd to 4th The vowed community retreats at Holy Spirit Chapel in Branson, Missouri for the feast of St. Francis.
-So (note well) NO Tuesday Eucharist on October 4 at the chapel
When we come to those Franciscan days (October 2-4), please hold our community in prayer that we will rededicate ourselves to our Gospel call.
Again, much love in the name of Jesus and in the pattern of beloved Father Francis.
Fr. John OFP
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