Browsing the August 2020 archive of MESSAGES FROM FR. PECCHIE

Fr. Pecchie's Message 08/09/20

Posted by Web Staff on 8/16/20

This is one of the most memorable and beautiful passages from the Old Testament. The Prophet Elijah has just had a run-in with the pagan prophets that have allied themselves with the evil Queen Jezebel.  Elijah came out victorious in that encounter, and it made Jezebel furious. She threatened ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 08/02/20

Posted by Web Staff on 8/08/20

Let's put ourselves in this scene. After a long day, the exhausted and exasperated disciples try to get Jesus to send away the hungry throng. But Jesus looks at them, so preoccupied with their own selfish concerns, and says, "Feed them yourselves." Imagine their shock. Five thousand men, with ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 07/26/20

Posted by Web Staff on 8/01/20

The parable of the fishing net helps us understand one of the main reasons that our friendship with Christ is so valuable. At the end of history (either our personal history, or history in general, whichever comes first), if we are found living a vital and personal relationship with ... Read More »