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Dear Family,

What would you do if you were in Peter’s place in our Gospel reading today? Peter and the other disciples were in their boat a few miles from the shore and a terrible storm picks up. The winds are very strong and the waves are crashing against the boat which is being tossed around. You try to grab on to anything to keep from being thrown overboard, fearing for your life. And then you look out across the water and see this figure walking toward you. You do not realize it at first, but it is Jesus. He tells you not to be afraid, yet how can you not be? Would you, like Peter, tell Jesus that you would walk on the water toward Him if He tells you to? Keep in mind that the water is not at that point a calm surface but covered with very large waves! Would you even think of stepping off the boat even if Jesus instructed you to? How much faith would you have? Peter at least stepped off the boat! But then as he began to walk, he experienced the fierce winds and the waves crashing against him and his trust in Jesus began to fade. This is very much analogous to our life experience. If everything is going well and figuratively speaking the waters are calm, we would be more likely to trust in Jesus. But then when some difficulty enters our life and figuratively speaking the storm hits us, we tend to waver in our faith. That is when we need to realize that Jesus’ hand is there reaching out to us to pull us up and keep us safe, just like He did for Peter that day! We need to reflect on the strength of our faith. During difficult times we need to see in our mind’s eye the beautiful Divine Mercy image with the words ‘Jesus I Trust in You’! And then we need to actually trust! 

Praised Be Jesus Christ…Now and Forever!!!!

Father Steve

*BEGINNING THE WEEKEND OF AUGUST 15/16*

 WE WILL BE RETURNING TO OUR NORMAL MASS TIMES OF:

 4:30PM ON SATURDAY 7:30AM, 9:00AM AND 11:00AM ON SUNDAY!

Saturday Mass 8/8/2020

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We, the people of St. Christopher Parish, journey to the heavenly kingdom of God our Father by following the example and service of Jesus Christ his Son, inspired daily by the Holy Spirit to lead faith-filled Christian lives.

           

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