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Sacraments

Ignatius of Antioch to the Ephesians - Part 1 (Unity, Unity, Unity)

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 To download a copy of the handout, visit: http://frmichaelsorial.com/2017/11/20/ignatiustotheephesianspart1/

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

CLAIMING THE PURPOSE - Got Purpose? Salvation 101 Part 4

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 In "GOT PURPOSE? SALVATION 101", we discuss the purpose for which God created us.  Join us in Part 4 as Fr. Michael discusses how we are to make a daily decision to be sustained by the grace of God in CLAIMING THE PURPOSE.

Why the Qurbana?

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Holy Qurbana is the Divine Liturgy (Holy Eucharist) where bread and wine becomes the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.
This sacrament/mystery is a divine feast in which the faithful of the Church become united with God and remember God's continued faithfulness and love.

Fr. Vijay Thomas is a priest of the Indian Orthodox Church.

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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.