Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent. CELEBRATE: This Sunday, God rejoices and sings because of us. We read in Zephaniah today that God “will sing joyfully because of you, as one sings at festivals” (Zephaniah 3:18). We know … [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 of Advent. PUT ON JOY: Today, Baruch speaks of the splendor that lies ahead for the city of Jerusalem and for all of us, regardless of where home is for us. Throw off strife, he … [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 Advent. THE COMING KINGDOM: Jeremiah could see it coming—the kingship of Jesus and the restoration of Jerusalem. But was anybody listening? Is anybody listening now? It must have been tough being a prophet, … [Read more…]

Message From The Pastor

GIVING THANKS Somebody once said that unexpressed gratitude is like winking at somebody in the dark. You know what it is all about but the person who needs to be thanked does not. We need to say thanks just as we should be ready to graciously accept another’s thanks. Growing up in Ireland, one of … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. GETTING THROUGH THE TOUGH TIMES: “It’s going to get worse before it gets better” is a phrase that prepares us to buckle up for a rough ride. We know that enduring a difficult time … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. GIVING ALL: Trusting widows play a significant role in this weekend’s readings. At the point of poverty, when giving even the smallest amount of what they had could imperil their health … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints. WE LONG TO SEE GOD’S FACE: “Lord, this is the people that longs to see your face.” This antiphon for today’s responsorial psalm offers the focus for today’s readings. As we on … [Read more…]

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…]