Browsing the October 2019 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Browsing the October 2019 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

10-27-19 Grow as a Disciple & Go make Disciples

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 10/26/19

Grow as a Disciple + Go and make Disciples As we gather together to celebrate the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, there’s another very special gathering taking place. Approximately 300 delegates are participating in a synod this weekend, to assist Archbishop Blair in charting a course for the future ... Read More »

10-20-19 Scripture – an encounter with the living God

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 10/22/19

Scripture – an encounter with the living God

In today’s 2nd reading, St. Paul tells his young protégé Timothy that, “All Scripture is inspired by God, and is useful for teaching, refutation, correction and for training in righteousness.”  Although his letter was written some 2000 years ago, the truth ... Read More »

10-13-19 Stand up and go; your faith has saved you."

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 10/16/19

Faith is truly a remarkable, yet mysterious virtue. It is indispensable in its ability to help believers come to know, love and understand Jesus, as well as the countless other faithful souls whose words and works have brought us to this very moment in our faith journey. Consider this: ... Read More »

Deacon Ernie Scrivani Homily on St Therese of Lisieux

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 10/16/19

Reflection on St. Therese.

On Tuesday, October 1st the Catholic Church celebrated the memorial of St. Therese of Lisieux. Deacon Ernie preached about her at Pastoral Center that morning. If you’re interested in listening to his homily - go to Facebook and search: Archdiocese of Hartford. You’ll find the ... Read More »

9-29-19 Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus : Luke 16: 19-31

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 10/16/19

Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus                                                                                     Luke 16: 19-31

Created in God’s image, we have been bequeathed the gift of choice, commonly referred to as ‘free will,’ which, depending on the circumstances can be a blessing or a curse. In today’s second reading, St. Paul reminds us of ... Read More »