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Swimming lessons

If you’ve ever taught someone to swim, or remember what it was like for you when you learned, you’ll recall the doubt and fear—and also the realization that swimming is much easier once you let go of the fear, stop fighting the water, and learn to relax and enjoy the experience. Where in your own life do fear and doubt threaten to pull you under, as happened to Peter when he started to walk on water? Try to relax and simply go with the flow.

Today’s readings:1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:22-33 (115)

“. . . why did you doubt?”

Prepare the Word

Rick Pilger

Father Pilger, I.C. was born in Canton, Illinois and was ordained at St. John’s Seminary, Wonersh, England in December 1978. He joined the Blessed Sacrament Parish in August 1995, coming here from Sacred Heart Parish in Bradenton Florida. After 22 years as Parochial Vicar, he was appointed Pastor by Bishop Gregory Parkes in June 20, 2017.

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