Open your eyes!

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in blog

This past Sunday’s gospel is one of my favorites.  Luke 24 tells the story of the “Road to Emmaus” and the disciples who are in disbelief that Jesus has died.  Everytime I read or hear this Gospel, I seem to gleam a new insight.  It is so power packed with meaning that it can really take a while to unpack. One of the first events that Katie and I did was a weeklong mission trip in Vacherie with the theme being “Road to Emmaus.”  Each night,...

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Were Our Hearts Not Burning?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in blog

This past Saturday, Jason and I were blessed to spend the morning with the catechists and ministry leaders of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of  Central, LA, and St. Louis, King of France, Catholic Church of Baton Rouge, LA.  We spent the morning walking through Luke 24, the Road to Emmaus. Topics covered included Understanding Scripture and The Eucharist as the Source and Summit of the Christian Life. Like the disciples on the Road to Emmaus, we asked the Lord to...

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Posted by on Feb 19, 2011 in blog

Check out the latest publication from Dr. Brant Pitre, Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist! I picked up my copy on Friday, and I have to that say some theological works open up Scripture in a way that allows the reader to ever so slightly experience their hearts burning within them like the disciples on the road to Emmaus. Dr. Brant Pitre’s Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist is one of those works. In his latest book, Pitre takes the reader back in...

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Road to Emmaus Summer Mission

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in blog

AND THEIR EYES WERE OPENED… From July 18-25, Source + Summit Ministry had the privilege of taking part in the Road to Emmaus summer mission in the community of Vacherie, LA.  Five parishes participated in the incredible work accomplished at the mission: St. Aloysius, Baton Rouge, LA, St. Isidore the Farmer, Baker, LA, St. George, Baton Rouge, LA, Our Lady of Peace, Vacherie, LA, and Holy Family, all the way from Virginia Beach, VA! The mission opened with a weekend of...

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