Fourteen Holy Helpers Church

The purpose of teaching in parables is not to confuse, but the result of this teaching is confusion to those who do not heed Jesus' advice to listen.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on July 15, 2017.

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For all, Jesus' comforting words promise rest. The rest he promises is a joyful refreshment in the midst of the burdens of life, and is a secure communion with God, God's people, and creation.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on July 8, 2017.

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Jesus tells his disciples about the challenging demands of discipleship; then he announces rewards.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on July 1, 2017.

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Jesus counsels his disciples to not be afraid. They should lay aside their fear for they can surely count on the Father's constant care for them.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on June 24, 2017.

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God offers everyone in the world the gift of his own Son. Each person in the world has the opportunity to accept God's gift. Some people chose not to accept Jesus, and by their decision bring condemnation on themselves.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on June 10, 2017.

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Throughout his lifetime, Jesus repeatedly offered the gift of forgiveness. Now his followers, empowered by the Holy Spirit, are to be instruments of Jesus' own forgiveness.  Peace, the Holy Spirit, and forgiveness are the abiding gifts from the risen Jesus to all.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on June 3, 2017.

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Jesus knows that his disciples will not have an easy time spreading his message. He acknowledges that for them.

 

Recording is of the 10:00 am Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on May 29, 2017.

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Now, as Jesus is gathered with his disciples at a final meal, he prays aloud ... "Father, the hour has come".

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on May 27, 2017.

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Then and now, Jesus promises divine presence beside and within believers, empowering disciples to imitate his total self-gift: the Spirit who remains forever.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on May 20, 2017.

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Jesus returned to the Father who sent him, raised to the fullness of divine union, so that believers who are one with Jesus can, through him, also share his oneness with God.

 

Recording is of the 4:30 pm Mass at 14 Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca, NY on May 13, 2017.

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