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Move, Part 3: Meaningful Relationships

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In this series, Fr. Michael Sorial talks to us about how God Loves you as you are but is calling you to move & grow deeper in your relationship with him.

 
In Part 3, Fr. Michael outlines how God ALWAYS uses relationships to help our faith grow and how Meaningful Relationships can lift us up and support us.

Move, Part 2: Sound Doctrine

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In this series, Fr. Michael Sorial talks to us about how God Loves you as you are but is calling you to move & grow deeper in your relationship with him.
In Part 2, Fr. Michael outlines how Sound Doctrine Moves you to Experience God more clearly. At the same time, Fr. Michael reminds us to move from Knowledge to Action.

Move, Part 1: Pivotal Circumstances

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In this series, Fr. Michael Sorial talks to us about how God Loves you as you are but is calling you to move & grow deeper in your relationship with him.
In Part 1, Fr. Michael examines Pivotal Circumstances and how crisis can be a blessing to help you REFOCUS more of you on more of God.

Getting Ready for Pascha Week

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In this week's Link, Fr. Michael Sorial talks to us about the sacrament of Marriage. Like the other sacraments marriage, can be thought of as a means for our sanctification. In Marriage, God works in us and unites us through him to another person

Fr. Michael also introduces us to Pascha week, through the lens of Marriage. Love is not love without sacrifice and, Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice for us.

Mystical Journey Part 4 - Giving Up Enemies - Eucharist

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The Eucharist is the culmination of most of the church sacraments. In this week's LINK, Fr. Michael Sorial talks to us about this sacrament and learning to love our enemies through the sacrament of the Eucharist.

Starting with Adam's fall, we rejected God and became enemies of God yet God continues to love us (even if we have been his enemies). Through Jesus we are invited be joined with him in the Eucharist and love even our enemies, as God has loved us.
Jesus calls us to be assembled together "as a church" around the holy sacrament of Eucharist (or the Mystery of Assembly), through love for one another and being in communion with one another, as one church.

Mystical Journey Part 3 - Confession - Giving Up Superiority

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 In this week's Link, Fr Michael Sorial talk about an integral part of our journey with Christ: Confession. Through confession, we learn to give up our feeling of superiority and judgmental attitudes so that we can hear Jesus more clearly and easily in our lives.

Fr. Michael starts by describing two truths about confession, then outlines four excuses that we lean on for why we do not need to confess. Finally, Fr Michael wraps up the discussion with the 3 stages of repentance.

With the Lent season upon us, this is a great time for our spiritual journey through repentance and confession.

Mystical Journey Part 2 - Chrismation - Giving Up Expectations

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We often have expectations on what the walk with Christ should be like. In this week's Link, Fr Michael Sorial talk about giving up our expectations and listening to God's will instead.

Through the sacrament of Chrismation, we are united in the Father & Son through the Holy Spirit which comes and dwells in us. Starting with Baptism, we are born anew, then through Chrismation we are united with God. Finally, the Eucharist completes the three rites of entry into the Coptic church.

Mystical Journey Part 1 - Baptism - Giving Up Control

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The Lenten Journey is about more than just giving up food, Facebook or fun. Join us on the mystical journey at the Link as Fr. Michael Sorial goes through the Mysteries (Sacraments) and how they relate to our own Christian walk.

Healthy Heart Habits Part 4 - Confronting Greed

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In Part 4 of Healthy Heart Habits, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the cause of greed and how to battle this deadly cause of spiritual heart disease.

Healthy Heart Habits Part 3 - Confronting Anger

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On February 9, 2014, in Part 3 of Healthy Heart Habits, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the origin, impact and remedy of Anger within the heart.