Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent. WE ARE TO BE TRANSFORMED: Today’s showing forth of God’s glory is filled with a light that astonishes and reveals. Jesus transfigured on Mount Tabor energizes even the sleepy apostles, who see but … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the First Sunday of Lent. JESUS AND THE DEVIL: The devil tempted Jesus by quoting scripture, as today’s Gospel reminds us. Try a self-serving miracle. Try selling out. Try dazzling the audience; people are gullible, after all. Try all these easy … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. HOLY, HOLY, HOLY! : “Holy, holy, holy!” Ancient languages, like the Hebrew used in the scriptures, did not always have a way to express superlatives in one word. Isaiah could not say God was … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. THE GREAT HYMN TO LOVE: It is doubtful that Saint Paul, when he sat down to write what we now know as the thirteenth chapter of First Corinthians, knew that he … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. LIVING AS THE BODY OF CHRIST: Some of Saint Paul’s best known and most beloved imagery is contained in the passages from First Corinthians that we have heard last week and this … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. SURPRISES: Life is full of surprises, some pleasant, some not. The scriptures are filled with stories of God’s surprises cropping up when they are least expected: younger children obtaining the inheritance; the … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. MANIFESTING THE SPIRIT: The Christmas season closes this Sunday with the Baptism of the Lord. This feast is a sister to last week’s feast of the Epiphany. Each of them celebrates an … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. LOOKING IN THE RIGHT PLACES: “Appearances can be deceiving,” as the saying goes. As we celebrate the epiphania, the “appearing” of the eternal Word of God on earth, this is still true. What rapturous … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Happy New Year and every blessing to you and your family in 2016!               As your Pastor, I want to take this opportunity to sincerely THANK all of you for your commitment, support, encouragement and interest in our parish community of faith that we call Saint Ambrose. Personally, I want to THANK all of you … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Merry Christmas! It’s that time of year again when the nights are cool, the hearths are welcoming, when lights are turned on and decorations and tinsel glitter, when carols are sung and people are welcomed home. Yes, Christmas is with us again and what a joy it brings, the joy of being together, grandparents, parents, children and … [Read more…]