St. Thomas the Apostle Parish

Podcast for St. Thomas of the Apostle Parish.

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Jesus shocks His listeners with the image of the master of a household putting on an apron, inviting his servants to sit down at table, and then proceeding to wait on them. The scene would be very str...
October 20, 2020
Our Gospel today may seem to be speaking against wealth, but one can argue that God does not have a problem with our being successful. The psalmist of old often prayed that God would "prosper the work...
October 19, 2020
I had a conversation with a friend a few years ago who was telling me why she liked a particular presidential candidate. She went on and on about how she liked the things that this particular candidat...
October 18, 2020
As followers of Jesus, we must be fearless in our witness to Him, in our sharing with others His message of love, mercy, compassion, and redemption. Jesus promised us that in our efforts to follow His...
October 17, 2020
The words about sparrows are a strong statement about God. The sparrow is a common bird of no great distinction. Yet not one sparrow is forgotten in God’s sight. God knows even the least and smallest ...
October 16, 2020
In today’s Gospel passage, Jesus criticized the experts of the Jewish Law for taking “away the key of knowledge.” They had rejected the teaching of Jesus and tried to keep others from coming to know G...
October 15, 2020
Once again, in today’s Gospel, Jesus is expressing His displeasure with the Pharisees and goes after them for their efforts at attaining status within their society. Public honor and status were highl...
October 14, 2020
Throughout the Gospels there are many instances such as the one that we witness in today’s passage from Luke. Here, Jesus is, once again, in the presence of the Pharisees – he has actually been invite...
October 13, 2020
Jesus often seemed frustrated with people who sought signs and were unwilling to put their faith in the power given to Him by His Father in heaven. He knew that, in reality, there was no sign that wou...
October 12, 2020
Several years ago, the magazine U.S. Catholic told the story of a young girl named Laura who was severely challenged since birth and struggled with many physical problems and cognitive disabilities. T...
October 11, 2020

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