As we approach the celebration of Pentecost, a reflection.
In his Letter to the Galatians 5:16-25, Saint Paul urges disciples of Christ to live by the Spirit of the Risen Christ: The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
Each of these “fruits of the Spirit” deserves some thought.
Is there evidence in my daily life of love?
Do I abide in joy and peace?
Am I patient?
Do kindness and generosity characterize the way I treat others?
Am I faithful, trustworthy, loyal?
Do I recognize gentleness in my words, thoughts, judgments?
Am I disciplined, careful, self-controlled?
These “fruits” are evidence that we are disciples of Christ in fact, not just in word.
If I see these “fruits” in my daily life, I can be confident that Christ’s Spirit
is guiding my desires and choices.
A blessed Easter Season and Pentecost to you.
PAINTING PARTY AT ST. LAWRENCE RECTORY
We have 8 rooms to paint. We are asking for your help!
We need some volunteers to tape the rooms on Wednesday, May 27, at 2:00pm.
We need 16 painters on Thursday, May 28, at 8:00am (8 to trim & 8 to roll).
Please bring painting supplies with you.
We also need 2 wall paper hangers!!!
There are two sets of steps to paint, so we need some young people who aren’t afraid of heights.
We will also take donations of cookies and lunch for our workers.
Come and have some fun at St. Lawrence Rectory on May 28!
Please sign up in the narthex or call Sue at 792-9244 by Tuesday.
KCSS - St. Lawrence Center
Diocese of Sioux City
Carroll Iowa Chamber of Commerce
St. Lawrence Church 1607 N. West St. Carroll, IA 51401 712-792-9244 712-792-9245 fax