Author Archives: Reverend Fr. Jerome Kwasek

A Few Stories About Church Hospitality

  There were two brothers who planted a field together.  When it came time to produce the harvest each brother toiled and collected the grain in each of [..]

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A Disciple’s Ministry of Invitation

“Blessed are they who have not seen and have believed.”  Doubt about religious belief is very healthy as long as doubt can lead us to a closer relationship [..]

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How Do We Avoid Church Decline And Instead Grow Church?

  There are 350,000 Churches (the people of God) in the United States of various Christian denominations.  15,000 of them are growing but only 2% or 300 are [..]

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Godly Fun

We say that someone has a sense of humor when he can see through something.  Take for example if I ask if you heard about the restaurant on [..]

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How Does the Virgin Birth Make the World A Better Place?

  There are four important theological revelations about Mary the mother of Jesus.  She was immaculately conceived, she is the mother of God (Theotokos), she bore God’s son [..]

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Crayons Can Take Us To More Places Than Any Space Ship

I have been enamored of late looking at the space ship photos of the demoted planet, Pluto.  Admittedly just getting to Pluto is a remarkable feat for our [..]

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There Are Cheap Seats In Heaven

  We know that there are cheap seats in heaven because in the Gospel Jesus says that John the Baptist is the greatest among men.  The cheap seats [..]

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Gay Marriage and Why Priests Should Marry

Can gays be married and should priests be allowed to marry now? Seems like two different topics that have nothing to do with each other. However both topics [..]

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Discretion and Discrimination

Recently, a couple of state legislatures passed laws to protect religious freedom of expression from the incursion of government social legislation.  The fear about the law was it [..]

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Righteous Anger, Street Riots and St. Thomas Aquinas

A Time Magazine has on its front cover a black and white photo of racial rioting in the streets 1968 crossed off and 2015 written just below the [..]

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