Third Sunday In Ordinary Time
he passed by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew
casting their nets into the sea; they were fishermen. Jesus said to
them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." Then they
abandoned their nets and followed him.
abandoning their nets, the newly called disciples leave their old lives
behind in a radical response to the call to repent and believe in the
Good News. Repenting and believing the Good News is the same as
is still the way to follow Him today. Although not all are called to
live it out in such a radical way, all are called to follow Jesus with
the same radical degree of commitment.
THE SECOND COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND
is the Eastern European Collection. This collection supports
Catholic organizations, provides food, shelter, medical care,
catechesis, and companionship for the lonely in a region still
struggling in the aftermath of atheistic Soviet rule. Your
donations help to restore the strength of the Church in the region.
Everyone who registered for Symbolon is reminded that this event begins
today, Sunday, January 25th. It will be held from 4:00 to 5:30 PM
in the St. Lawrence Church Hall.