Message From Pastor

Greetings as we begin another week in hot and sunny Deerfield Beach. We are so glad that you are able to join us to celebrate the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time. THE HEAVENLY BANQUET: The mountain of the Lord described in today’s first reading is a place where there is no more hunger, no more weeping, and no … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Greetings as we begin another in hot and sunny Deerfield Beach. We are so glad that you are able to join us to celebrate the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Most of the shadows of this world are caused by standing in our own sunshine.” It is easy to believe that the … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. GOD’S WAYS: In the stream of readings during this portion of Ordinary Time one week’s texts can often appear to pick up exactly where the previous week’s concluded. The sentiments expressed in today’s … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Am I a grumbler? Many of Jesus’ parables are difficult. We are invited to place ourselves in the story. Which character do we identify with? To which group would we belong? Sometimes we … [Read more…]

Message from Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. GOD’S WATCHERS: In the ancient world watchmen were extremely important people. They kept communities safe, and were there to alert them to any impending danger or attack. Before locks, alarms, and … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. FOLLOWING CHRIST: If you’ve ever had an unpleasant but somewhat amusing practical joke played on you, then you have some understanding of how Jeremiah feels today when he tells God “good one—you … [Read more…]

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…]

Message From Pastor

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…]

Message from Pastor

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…]