Casserole Cooking Ministry
In May 2009, Our Lady of the Assumption began a “Casserole Cooking” ministry that provides good, hot meals to the community’s homeless and hungry men, women, and children in our city. The Good Shepherd Center staff has provided our parish the recipes and covered containers. All we have to do is follow a recipe, make a casserole, freeze it, and return it to the parish office. Click on the Casserole Cooking link for details.
August 1, 2020 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus’ feeding of the five thousand is the only miracle recorded in all four Gospels, Luke 9:10-17, Mark 6:34-44, John 6:51-58 and Matthew 14:13-21. What is the significance of this miracle? The miraculous feeding of such a great multitude recalled the miraculous provision of manna in the […]
July 26, 2020 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time What can a story of a dragnet and a great catch of fish tell us about God’s kingdom? The two most common ways of fishing in Jesus’ time was with a casting-net (or hand-net) which was thrown from the shore and the drag-net or trawl which was […]
July 17, 2020 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time What can malicious weed-sowing tell us about the kingdom of God? The image Jesus uses in this parable is a common everyday example of planting, harvesting, and sorting the good fruit from the bad. Weeds can spoil and even kill a good harvest if they are not […]