Discerning Marriage, Moon Landing, St. Mary Magdalene, Celebrations 7.22.19

  • Popular EV pastor Josh Harris and wife, Shannon announce separation. Marriage: requires self sacrifice, includes pain and suffering but also includes much joy! Strive for chastity – a virtue for all stations in life: and a recognition of the gift of sexuality.
  • Pope Francis cites 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Landing: juxtaposes ambition with goals working toward more dignity and justice.
  • Understanding St. Mary Magdalene: encountered Jesus when she was under the influence of the evil one; model of faithfulness, perseverance even in grief; apostle to the apostles.
  • Quincenerras, baptisms and special celebrations: community of faith proves to be an amazing witness.