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St. Mary the Missionary

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 Of all of the names and descriptions given to St. Mary, one is always missing from the list.  If a missionary is one who is sent by God to share the good news of Jesus Christ, then wouldn't that make St. Mary the first missionary?  Check out the latest talk in the Link as Fr. Michael discusses the Virgin, her witness to Christ, and what this means for you.

SPEAKING IN TONGUES: The Early Christian Understanding

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What exactly is "speaking in tongues"?  Is the modern day phenomenon a renewal of what we find in the book of Acts and 1 Corinthians?  If not, how do you describe it?  Fr. Michael Sorial discusses all this and more in light of the Biblical account and early Christian witness.

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Iron Sharpens Iron

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 Think of a time when someone just poured themselves into you through loving service.  What about their love to you impacted you?  How did it transform your sense of community with them and others?  

Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how in our family friendships we encourage one another, just as iron sharpens iron (Proverbs 27:17).

LEADERSHIP & LEGACY: Putting Down Roots Part 4

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What will you leave behind for the next generation?  What will you invest into the world? In part 4 of PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the book of Joshua and what is needed to experience God more intimately and share His life with others.

MORE THAN A NUMBER: Putting Down Roots Part 3

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What prevents more people from engaging in the Body of Christ?  What is needed to do so? In part 3 of PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the book of Joshua and what is needed to experience God more intimately.

ROOTED IN WORSHIP

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How does worshipping God impact your life? What does having a place for worship offer you? In part 2 of PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the book of Joshua and how it is that God Gifts His people with things that help them get rooted in Worship of Him.

THE LAND IS A GIFT FROM GOD: Putting Down Roots Part 1

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Is it important to have a place to put down roots? Why? What positive impacts does putting down roots have? In part 1 of this new series entitled PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the book of Joshua and God Gifts Us With Things That Let Us Experience Him More Intimately.#PuttingDownRoots #SAChurch #Gift #Land
 

HOW TO FAST: Hungry for God Part 3

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What makes a fast acceptable? Unacceptable?  How would you recommend someone getting the most out of fasting?  In part 3 of HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael explores the Biblical concept of an acceptable fast based on Isaiah 58 and how our aim in fasting determines our approach.