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Fr. Michael Sorial

Emptied for Fullness: GET EMPTY (Kenosis)

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 In our study on Philippians 2:1-8, we dive into the biblical and theology principle of kenosis (κένωσις) or self-emptying, as we discussed what it means that Jesus "made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness." (Philippians 2:7) In this talk at the Link, Fr. Michael Sorial taught on how "There Must Be Self-Emptying Before There is Fullness."

 

Jesus Christ, the Rabboni

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On the Feast of the Resurrection (Easter), Fr. Michael Sorial discussed the relationship between Christ as Teacher (Rabboni - John 20:16) and us as disciples.

Orthodox Understanding of Eucharist [Sacraments]

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The sacraments (or mysteries) are means of salvation. Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the Biblical, early Christian view of the sacrament of sacraments, the Eucharist.

Baptism [Sacraments Series]

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The sacraments (or mysteries) are means of salvation and the entry point of that journey of salvation in Christ begins in Baptism. Join us as Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the Biblical, early Christian view of Baptism.

Hitting the Wall [GOAL SETTING]

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You have your goals? CHECK! Made a plan? CHECK! What happens once you get started and then your progress comes to a screeching halt? Fr. Michael Sorial discusses what to do when you hit the wall, as he concludes this mini-series on goal setting.

The Plan Makes the Goal [GOAL SETTING]

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 Join us in this mini-series on goal setting, as Father Michael discusses the importance of making a plan to reach our goals.

Ready, Set, Goal! [GOAL SETTING]

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Join us in this mini-series on goal setting, as Father Michael discusses 5 reasons why setting goals is important to us.

The Fifth Gospel

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 You have heard of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John but how about the 5th Gospel? Join us as Fr. Michael discussed the call to sing for joy in what has been referred to as "The Fifth Gospel".

Who in the World is St. Anianus

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This past Sunday in the Link Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the first Christian convert in Egypt. Who in the world is St. Anianus and what could we possibly learn from him? Join us for our discussion about this early Christian and find out what his life has to do with you.

Ignatius of Antioch to the Ephesians - Part 2 (Unity, Unity, Unity)

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Most people will take BIG over SMALL. I'll take Unity over either! Unity is Better than Sheer Numbers!

To download a copy of the handout, visit:  http://frmichaelsorial.com/2017/11/26/ignatiustotheephesianspart2/

In the year 107 AD, St. Ignatius - the Christian Bishop of Antioch - was martyred for being a disciple of Jesus Christ. Leading up to his martyrdom he wrote 7 letters. The first letter was to a well know Christian community in Ephesus. In this mini-series, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the topic of Unity that is threaded throughout the entire letter that St. Ignatius writes to the Ephesians.

Part 1: Chapters 1-9

Part 2: Chapters 10-21