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Celebrating Black History Month for Catholics

Black History Month & Black Catholic Marriage Retreat – Pearlette Springer, Black Catholic Ministry Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and Reggie Horne, Marriage talks with Jim and Brigid about ministering to Black Catholics in the Indy Metro area and ways they are celebrating and supporting the spiritual needs of the Black Catholic Community this month and beyond. Springer talks about an upcoming Black Catholic Marriage Retreat. For the retreat details, the phone number is 317-236-1474, pspringer@archindy.org People can register on Eventbrite

Human Trafficking Awareness

Ascent 121, a Human Trafficking Recovery Ministry – Kellie Leeper, Director of Communications & Development of Ascent 121 talks with Jim and Brigid about Human Trafficking and how Ascent 121 helps raise awareness of the local problem and aids those recover after being trafficked. Tune in to hear about this important awareness and recovery ministry.

For more information go to www.ascent121.org

To listen to the interview CLICK HERE

 

Job Performance for Jesus

Most of us spend at least 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year at work, but a small percentage of us work in an official church role. Meaning the vast majority work in secular jobs. If we are a Christian, are we not working for Jesus no matter who our actual employer is? The answer is yes.

What does job performance for Jesus mean then? Christians are to permeate the world with the Good News of the Resurrection, and means to salvation that Jesus won for us through His cross. Christians are to live the Gospel, and be imitators of Christ, not just on Sunday while at church, or if the are employees of the church. They must act Christlike with all they encounter. Continue reading

Missionary Disciples

In today’s Gospel (Luke 10: 1-9) it shows us what Jesus wants his followers to be doing and how they ought do it. We are a missionary church. We are sent by the Lord to spread his word and do his work. The Gospel is just not something that we are meant to cling to for our own benefit; it is seed that we are meant to give away.

Prayer is not incidental to ministry. It is not decorative. It is the lifeblood of the Church’s efforts. Without it, nothing will succeed; without it, no ministers will come forward. At all times pray, pray, pray.
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