Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. TRUE BLINDNESS:    Bartimaeus caused a stir. Normally he sat by the side of the road being a “good blind beggar.” But one day Jesus passed nearby. Bartimaeus jumped up and called out … [Read more…]

Message from the Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time. GOD’S WORK OF SALVATION: God’s work of salvation is the focus of this weekend’s readings. From the prophetic event of Isaiah to Jesus’ understanding of the human condition in Hebrews, concluding with … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. TOWARD HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS:  From the beginning of creation, God intended for people to live together in relationship with one another. Much of scripture shows us how to do this as it illustrates … [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. ’TIS THE GIFT TO BE SIMPLE: The Shaker hymn describes a circular journey from innocence to innocence with characteristic brevity: ’Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free. ’Tis 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-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. TRADITION: Tradition is long human memory set, not in stone, but in human interaction. Without this active memory, the bonds of relationship and affection fray and fall apart. Communities dissolve as surely … [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. THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING: Everyone recognizes the truth of good proverbs, and so they endure from generation to generation. The Russians have a surprisingly bold one that fits this Sunday’s Gospel: … [Read more…]

Message from Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. GOD’S WORK: We are so busy! Most of us have more than one job to do, and we never seem to have enough time. We are workers, volunteers, parents, friends, and … [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. FEEDING THE WORLD: With today’s two accounts of feeding miracles and the psalm response about the Lord’s hand feeding us, it is easy to gloss over the marvelous hymn in Ephesians. … [Read more…]

Faith In Jesus Christ

Welcome to St. Ambrose! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST: Mark’s Gospel account today is built on a double astonishment or amazement: the neighbors and family of Jesus are astonished that he taught in the synagogue with wisdom … [Read more…]

Proclaim the Gospel

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Ascension of the Lord. PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL: Today we celebrate one of the tenets of our creed: that the Lord ascended into heaven. From Mark’s Gospel we hear the final words Jesus spoke to his disciples … [Read more…]