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"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God." Romans 10:17

Fr. Michael Sorial

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.

WHY BOTHER FASTING: Hungry for God Part 2

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Why should you bother fasting?  What are some of the negative consequences / benefits of seasonal fasting?  In part 2 of HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael explores the roots of the Biblical, early Christian understanding of Fasting, while looking at some of the reasons why people fasted.

WHAT IS FASTING: Hungry for God Part 1

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What is fasting?  Why did early Christians abstain from eating meat products?  What does fasting communicate to God?  In part 1 of this new series entitled HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the biblical understanding of fasting and what it our fasting says to God.

INVESTING IN PRAYER: Work Hard, Pray Hard Part 3

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 Why do you think prayer is so important for the world today? What is specifically needed to build a strong, deep prayer life? In part 3 of this new series entitled "Work Hard, Pray Hard," Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the importance of building a spiritual rule of prayer and a few key starting points.

PRAYER IS FOR HEALING THE HEART: Work Hard, Pray Hard Part 2

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What does Prayer Change? What’s needed to construct a healthy prayer life?  In part 2 of this new series entitled "Work Hard, Pray Hard," Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how God offers healing to our souls through prayer.

PRAYER IS OUR LIFELINE TO GOD: Work Hard, Pray Hard Part 1

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How would you describe prayer to a child? Why bother praying?  In part 1 of this new series entitled "Work Hard, Pray Hard," Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how prayer is the most remarkable tool God has given to humans. 

FAITH & POLITICS: THE RED & THE BLUE Part 3

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Politics divides like no other but the Church should not be like the world when it comes to our allegiances and source of Unity. What can you do to not allow your words to divide the body of Christ? How does communion serve as a model for us on unity in spite of our differences? #Election2016