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  • Words of Institution
    Ephesians best represents Marriage as a Sacrament
    Before we begin our presentation on Marriage as sacrament, we must begin with a clear understanding of what a sacrament is. Ephesians 1:9-10 states:“God made known to us the mystery of his will in accord with his favor.”If I read this...
  • Pope Francis
    Pope Francis teaches General Audience about Sacrament of Confirmation
    The weekly general audience with Pope Francis was held in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday morning. According to Zenit News Agency, Pope Francis continued his series on the sacraments, focusing on the Sacrament of Confirmation. Pope Francis...
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    Pope Francis continues lesson on Baptism for General Audience
    The faithful were reminded by Pope Francis that through their baptism they are reborn to a new life of grace and called to be witnesses of the Gospel to the World. According to Zenit News Agency, Pope Francis continued his lesson on Baptism to the...
  • The Blessed Sacrament
    Children’s Holy Hour to be held on Oct. 4, the Feast of St. Francis
    The eleventh annual Worldwide Children’s Eucharistic Holy Hour will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, the Feast of St. Francis. Zenit News Agency reported on Monday that Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington D.C. will lead the event...
  • Pope Francis
    Media confused by Pope Francis defense of life
    The day after Pope Francis told reporters the Church needed to refocus, concentrating on the mercy of Jesus, Pope Francis called on doctors to protect life at all its stages. Zenit News Agency released Saturday the translation of the address Pope...
  • Endeavour flies over Sacramento Capitol
    Space shuttle Endeavour makes historic flyover of Sacramento
    It’s not often that people on the west coast get to see any NASA related events in person. So when the space shuttle Endeavour flew over the California Capitol Building, on September21, 2012, thousands turned out to bid it farewell. Crammed...
  • Burns Flat Cross
    Signs and testimonies: The Lord's Supper
    What do you need to make a good meal? I’m not talking a granola bar and a cup of coffee for an on the go breakfast. What do you need to make a substantial meal? What do you need to make a meal for a dozen of your closest friends?We are...
  • There is a role for political leadership in the running of private enterprise
    There is a role for political leadership in the running of private enterprise
    St. Mark has a “Μυστήριον of Jesus,” section. “The Sacrament is the μυστήριον,” relates how “Μυστήριον” was a jargon word in the early church pointing to the sacraments. The Gospel Reading for the Sixteenth...
  • Innocence--brutally tortured and murdered
    The Attonement Doctrine
    Does the Atonement Doctrine hold water?The whole basis of Christianity (including Mormonism) rests upon the belief in two things: 1) the resurrected Jesus; and 2) that his death was a necessary sacrifice to appease a law of God—that sin must...
  • We are called to bring life to our world
    Called to bring Holiness a Homily from Bishop Calvo to our diocese
    At the Twenty-Ninth Reno Diocesan Conference held on 14 January of this year at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks, Nevada, Bishop Calvo gave the concluding Mass homily on “The Call to Holiness.” Our Bishop began by correctly pointing...
  • Come and go communion service
    Community invited to Communion Service this Thursday
    The Cumberland Presbyterian Church will hold a come and go Communion Service this Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm as part of the community Holy Week services.The service will be conducted in small groups as they arrive. This is an open service...