The Gospel will always bring hardship, but God will always provide the necessary strength and consolation.
The mission of our parish is to preach the Gospel. We must avoid the mistakes of the Jews of Jesus' time, who focused on maintenance rather than mission.
The mission of a parish is to preach the Gospel. Jesus gives us a crash course on how to do it. Our candidates and catechumens are how we know we are carrying out our mission.
The Good News does not make sense unless we realize our need for salvation. We must repent before we can believe in the Gospel.