Archive for April, 2012

Leading Toward A Great Vision

By : April 27, 2012

1) Yesterday I was talking with a couple who are recent regulars to our parish.  They were not attending Catholic Church previously, though they were both raised Catholic (including, of course, Catholic school). Nevertheless they’re people of amazing faith in Christ. As I listened to them tell me their story I started thinking… You can […]

Five Problems the Church has Got to Deal With

By : April 20, 2012

This past week I attended a church conference in North Carolina (with my associate Tom) keynoted by Pastor Perry Noble. Perry is pastor of one of the fastest growing churches in the country so obviously he knows something about church growth and health. Perry has some strong opinions about the problems which are inhibiting church […]

Look What God Has Done

By : April 9, 2012

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises up and his glory appears over you. Lift up your eyes and look about you: all assemble and come to you. Isaiah 60.1-2,4 […]

“Doing” an Exceptional Easter

By : April 4, 2012

We are in the final days of preparation for our Easter celebration, this year for the first time ever at the Maryland State Fair.  Our Ops ministers get into high gear this afternoon and tomorrow moving our church exactly one mile north.  Our musicians are rehearsing, and they really sound great. Children’s Ministers are putting […]

If it’s a Movement Doesn’t it Have to Move?

By : April 1, 2012

Those of you new to this site or our parish might not know that this week we’re moving.  We’re moving our entire church exactly one mile north, to the corner of Timonium and York Road, where were celebrating Easter at the Maryland State Fair.  We’ll be doing two Masses on Sunday morning as well as […]