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. OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR OTHERS: The Second Vatican Council has called us to envision the Church as the people of God. As a community of believers we are responsible for our brothers … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. RECONCILIATION:   True reconciliation is emotional, dramatic, and cleansing. When two people meet heart to heart and work through old hurts, misunderstandings, and careless words, cleansing tears often flow and the encounter ends … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. INVITED: The Good News is that we have all been invited—invited to the Kingdom, invited to be disciples. It’s a life-changing invitation, and like so many other such invitations, it requires … [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. HUMILITY: Have you ever been in a group of people—maybe on a tour, at a social gathering, or at church—and discovered that you have just been talking with a well-known author, … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. DISCIPLINE:   It is no accident that the words “disciple” and “discipline” are nearly identical. Their relationship in Christian faith and life, however, has fallen somewhat out of favor in the past generation, … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. THE COSTS OF DISCIPLESHIP: Today’s responsorial psalm, Psalm 40, is more familiar to us with the refrain “Here am I, Lord.” This “Here am I” is Jeremiah’s great prophetic response to God’s call. But … [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. OUR FATHER IN FAITH: The Letter to the Hebrews today sings a hymn of praise to Abraham and to his faith, upon which are founded the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. … [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. HITTING IT BIG: It seems to be commonly accepted nowadays that everyone wants to win the lottery, hit the slots big at the casino, or be a millionaire. This attitude is akin … [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. KEEP PRAYING: St. Monica, whose feast we celebrate in August, is often known as “the persistent mother.” She watched her oldest son, Augustine, turn his back on his Christian faith. Monica was exasperated. … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. WATCH YOUR POSTURE: Our posture is often a tip-off to our hospitality and reverence for the Lord. Note the actions of Abraham as he greeted the Lord in the presence of three … [Read more…]