FIVE SPIRITUAL PRACTICES
"They devoted themselves to the apostles' teachings and fellowship,
to the breaking of bread and the prayers." ACTS 2:42
The Book of Acts is our historical record of what the early disciples believed and practiced. Based on the lessons and examples passed on from Jesus and the first apostles, we can see the priorities that were, and still remain, the foundation of Christian life.
"For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them."
When we take time away from our busy lives to focus on our relationship with God and the spiritual growth taking place within us, transformation happens.
Whenever we gather 'on purpose' to learn, to give thanks, to share our gifts, and to pray, we gain strength and clarity through one another. If your parish would like to plan a retreat or parish mission, contact us to see if we can help
The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them;
they brought the donkey and the colt, and put their cloaks on them, and he sat on them.
A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and that followed were shouting,
"Hosanna to the Son of David!
Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!"
Matthew 21: 6-9
The Five Loaves 2019 - West Linn, Oregon
The Five Loaves
Miracles happen when we share the gifts we have in abundance with others.