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…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join us today to celebrate the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time. GRATITUDE:   Surely we can all recall at least a few days in our lives when things were going so well that nothing could put us in a bad mood. Maybe … [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. LET GO AND LET GOD: Many twelve-step programs use the phrase “Let go and let God.” In all their simplicity, these five words are the heart of today’s readings. For people … [Read more…]

Message From Pastor

Welcome to St. Ambrose ! We are so glad you are able to join  us today to celebrate the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. LOOKING BEYOND OURSELVES:  The message found in today’s readings is an oft-told story. Citizen Kane, Daddy Warbucks, and King Midas are only a few of the familiar fictional characters who thought enormous … [Read more…]