Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose—we are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time. DON’T BE ANXIOUS: People have, it seems, a natural penchant for misplaced emphasis on unimportant things. They can easily get caught up with what they’re having for dinner or what they will wear. Often it is … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose—we are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. DIVINE WISDOM: The Lord’s message, through Moses, was to “take no revenge and cherish no grudge . . . love your neighbor as yourself” (Leviticus 19:18). We might think, “Great in theory, but not … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose—we are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. CHOICE: “If you choose you can keep the commandments,” Sirach tells us. God “has set before you fire and water; to whichever you choose, stretch forth your hand” (Sirach 15:15, 16). This is a great … [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. THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE: As children we sang the lively song This Little Light of Mine. The words, of course, are based on today’s Gospel, in which we are called as disciples to … [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. What does it mean to be pure in spirit? Knowing who we are and not being too full of ourselves. What does it mean to be gentle? Gentleness is not be construed as weakness … [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. LIBERATION AND REFORM: While you might have to reach for an atlas to determine that Isaiah is speaking about Galilee, today’s first reading (part of which was read at Christmas) is prophetic of Jesus’ future ministry … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to another warm, sunny week at St. Ambrose—we are glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. You know, when the most important things in our lives happen, we quite often do not know, at the moment, what is going on. Retrospect offers us what no … [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 the Epiphany of the Lord with us. THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM: The unfolding of the story of the Incarnation continues today as the Church celebrates the Epiphany. The tale of the magi from the East is … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Happy New Year and every blessing to you and your family in 2017!       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 … [Read more…]