Message from Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. ‘Charity begins at home’ can be a very practical and wise guideline. It can also be used selfishly, and on occasion, even unjustly. It can be a coded way of saying what we … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. NOTHING TO FEAR: A rabbi was asked why God sends trials and troubles into human lives. “Because God gets lonely for his people” was the reply. There is some resonance with this … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Transfiguration of the Lord. EYEWITNESSES: Today, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, is a day of eyewitness accounts. The first, a vision reported by the prophet Daniel, was well known to Jesus and his apostles. … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. LISTEN TO YOUR DREAMS: God visits Solomon in a dream, and the scripture story nowhere tells us that Solomon awoke to have this conversation with God! So, still in his dream, Solomon … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. THE MERCY, POWER, AND LOVE OF GOD:      The first reading today, from the book of Wisdom, makes its point over and over, at least five times in five verses! God is mighty, … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. FRUIT OF THE WORD: The seed is the word of God. The agricultural metaphors in all of today’s readings give richness to the message that the word of God, cultivated in our hearts, … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. A HUMBLE KING:  Like a tonal center in music, the note to which we keep returning in today’s readings is humility. We wait in joyful expectation for the coming of our Lord … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. THE RICHNESS OF LIFE IN CHRIST: Today we have the beautiful story of the woman promised a child, the wonderful exhortation about life in Christ, and a powerful instruction from Jesus. An embarrassment … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time.     FEAR NOT: How do people find hope in the face of suffering and death? That is the question addressed by today’s scriptures. We hear of the suffering of Jeremiah and the … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. TRUST IN JESUS: Today’s feast celebrates another central mystery of our faith—the mystery of the Eucharist. Like the mystery of the Trinity, the real presence of the Body and Blood of … [Read more…]