Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Easter! ‘The Lord is my shepherd.’ How often have we sung this Psalm or heard it read and repeated the response? Its words are so familiar that sometimes we might not even think about … [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 of Easter! ON THE ROAD: One central metaphor employed to describe the Christian life is a journey. In today’s second reading, Peter addresses the early Christian community: “Conduct yourselves with reverence during the time of your sojourning” (1 … [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 Easter—Divine Mercy Sunday! A SEASON OF JOY:   “They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers” (Acts 2:42). This … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

The MESSAGE OF EASTER is a message that calls us to a bright new day!! The message that Jesus has OVERCOME DEATH, has OVERCOME SIN, and that He wants us to LIVE HIS LOVE, that He will NOT TAKE AWAY OUR CROSSES but He will TRANSFORM them into the love of Him who is LORD … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose—we are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. SEEING CHRIST CLEARLY: We start today looking through the portals of Jerusalem, seeing crowds of people, cheering and waving palm branches in the air. The whole atmosphere is one of joy, triumph, … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose—we are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent. JESUS’ MINISTRY SUMMARIZED: The story of the raising of Lazarus from the dead is the single longest story (apart from the Passion) in the Gospel of John. In it we find a summary of most … [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 of Lent. CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT: The future king, David, in today’s first reading, is an example of a type of character present throughout the Hebrew scriptures. He is the child born out of place (not the … [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 of Lent. THIRSTING FOR LIFE-GIVING WATERS:      Especially during the Lenten, Holy Week, and Easter seasons, the prayer texts of the Eastern Church revel in paradoxical images of Christ: the eternal life who is put to death, the … [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 Lent. THE JOURNEY OF TRANSFIGURATION: “We used to be such good friends. How is it that you’ve moved so far away?” one man asked another. “Perhaps,” the other replied, “you have moved away. By standing … [Read more…]

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Welcome to St. Ambrose—we are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the First Sunday of Lent. STRENGTH AGAINST TEMPTATION: The first Sunday of the season of Lent always includes a Gospel account of the temptation of the Lord Jesus in the desert by the devil. This year, the story is set against … [Read more…]