Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent. We are still rejoicing in the beautiful Mosaic Gifts. They are such a magnificent addition to our sanctuary and they elevate our worship every time we gather as a Church Family. The … [Read more…]

Message from the Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent. A SEASON OF HOPE: Today we can bask in the imagery that the Mass readings offer us. In particular, Isaiah’s vision of a parched land that blooms with abundant flowers holds a message … [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. PREPARE THE WAY: Saint John the Baptist appears on the scene today as Advent enters its second week. The mysterious consumer of locusts and wild honey, John echoes the words of the prophet Isaiah … [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. You know that feeling of waiting for something or someone? It is a feeling of excitement or maybe anxiety. For most people, waiting is not a very popular pastime, it can be seen … [Read more…]

Message From 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 the … [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. GOD’S HEALING JUSTICE: An old expression holds that the sun-warmed stone heals. Perhaps. But Malachi explains that only dark, sunless days are in store for those who do not find a … [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. LIFE EVERLASTING: The second book of Maccabees tells a powerful story, and a rather gruesome one at that. But central to it, beyond the horrible deaths inflicted upon the brothers and … [Read more…]

Message from Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. GOD IS WITH US:  The book of Wisdom tells us that the spirit of God is in all things. What a wonderful thought, and what a wonderful image to keep in front … [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. NO COMPARISONS: How many times have we read or heard about someone who’s gotten into trouble—maybe even fired from a job—because of a brush with the law? While our “Christian” minds … [Read more…]

Message From 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. DEPENDING ON GOD: “Getting by with a little help from our friends” is not an idea that began with the Beatles. Certainly the idea of “getting by with a little help … [Read more…]