Trees declare their own sermon in brief autumn's painted landscape. We note their size and type and variety and beauty. Trees serve as symbols of the gift-giving aspects of our lives. Trees provide fruit, wood, climatic modification, wind and sun protection, prevention of soil erosion, and a host of other benefits. This is the time to plant trees and to prepare them for winter. Should we not give more attention to how our lives can bear fruit in Christ and in the protection of our forests?
OCTOBER 1 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (26th S. in Ord. Time) SAINT THÉRÈSE OF THE CHILD JESUS
“Everything that the Father gives me will come to me, and anyone who comes to me I will never drive away”-John 6:37
Psalm 103, Verse 13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him.
Does God derive anything from having us fear Him?
His only wish is to see us truly growing and fruitful. He made us and as a loving father knows our needs both physical and …