February 2019 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings
Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/25/19
Part 3 – Faith: Our Response to God’s Love
In Parts 1-2 of “The Purpose of Man’s Existence,” we acknowledged that God created us for the purpose of sharing in eternal communion in Him in heaven. Such a meaning and purpose in life is known by ... Read More »
Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/18/19
The Purpose of Man’s existence
Part 2 – God’s revelation of truth
In Part 1 of “The Purpose of Man’s Existence,” the meaning of life as “eternal communion in God in heaven” was given as the Catholic answer to the question of “why” we exist. More beautifully, we ... Read More »
Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/11/19
Part 1 - What is the meaning of life?
To begin this journey into basics of Catholicism we will initially focus on the Creed. However, that we may more effectively consider “what” we believe as given to us in the Creed, it is important ... Read More »
Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/04/19
As I begin this new teaching endeavor in the “Pastor’s Ponderings” section of our weekly parish bulletin, I want to first express why this series is being offered and what the end goal of this review of basics of Catholicism truly is.
As a backdrop, might I ... Read More »