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"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God." Romans 10:17

Fr. Michael Sorial

Apostolic Fathers: MYSTERIOUS FIGURES IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY

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In the new series MYSTERIOUS FIGURES IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY, Fr. Michael speaks about a number of figures from first few centuries popularly referred to as the "Church fathers." Christ made disciples and those disciples made disciples. Who were the disciples of the disciples of Jesus? Join us in part 1, entitled MAKING DISCIPLES.

 

Jesus at Your Job

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How do you view your work? Is it a necessary evil? Just something to pay the bills? Perhaps you’re looking at your work in the wrong way. The truth is Jesus is Hidden in Plain view, and you have the chance UNVEIL CHRIST AT WORK. Fr. Michael Sorial leads a discussion on this topic.

Finding Jesus in the Old Testament

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 When you read the Old Testament, have you ever wondered where God is? The truth is HE IS HIDDEN IN PLAIN VIEW. Fr. Michael addresses how we can approach the scriptures to find Christ hidden throughout the scriptures.

  

  

Going Into Labor: WHY WE NEED SABBATH REST

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In Luke 6:1-11, Jesus speaks about the restorative nature of Sabbath Rest. But how are we to understand this practice in Christianity?

St. Mary the Missionary

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 Of all of the names and descriptions given to St. Mary, one is always missing from the list.  If a missionary is one who is sent by God to share the good news of Jesus Christ, then wouldn't that make St. Mary the first missionary?  Check out the latest talk in the Link as Fr. Michael discusses the Virgin, her witness to Christ, and what this means for you.

Worship the Holy Trinity

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How would you describe worship?  What is happening during Liturgy? Join us as Fr. Michael discusses the Divine Liturgy as an act of worship towards the Holy Trinity.

God Has a Plan for Your Life

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Ever felt confused, disappointed, or uncertain about your purpose on Earth? God has a plan for your life and the good news is that it's better than you could ever imagine.

SPEAKING IN TONGUES: The Early Christian Understanding

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What exactly is "speaking in tongues"?  Is the modern day phenomenon a renewal of what we find in the book of Acts and 1 Corinthians?  If not, how do you describe it?  Fr. Michael Sorial discusses all this and more in light of the Biblical account and early Christian witness.

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CHRIST AT THE CENTER OF COMMUNITY - Family Tree Part 4

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 What are some of the reasons you think Churches fall apart?  What happens when you “remove Christ” from Church?

 Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how Living a Life of Integrity in Christ and with each other Builds Family.

Iron Sharpens Iron

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 Think of a time when someone just poured themselves into you through loving service.  What about their love to you impacted you?  How did it transform your sense of community with them and others?  

Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how in our family friendships we encourage one another, just as iron sharpens iron (Proverbs 27:17).