In our lives we often look to the Bible for guidance, Jesus
provides us with leadership on our path
through this life, and most importantly, our
Journey with God.
We work in the belief that God has created each of us to live
a certain life; to be a certain person,
living and thinking in a specific way, and
doing specific tasks.
It is our first obligation to find out just
exactly what and who He created us to be.
We find out who we were created to be through discernment.
This self examination helps us to identify
our Charisms and gifts, which lead us to
knowing what it is we were made to do in
this life. Below in the Scripture
&Research Tools section, are some links
in the Gifts & Discernment group that
can be helpful to you.
In the meantime, and I'm sure after we inform ourselves as well, God
calls each and everyone of us to serve each other. Whether
it's Jesus washing the feet of His disciples
or His his statement,
"Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for
one of these least brothers of mine, you did
for me," it seems plain to me that
ministry, service to others must be a part of any possible plan for our
Ministry is important to our spirit, as well. Living this
earthly life, understanding and living
through our spirit can give us a perspective that
is vital to our secular place in the world.
Thinking only through and about this
physical world and our physical self, limits
us from the full potential of our eternal
In this section you will find passages of the Gospel and
statements from the Catechism interpreted in
the context of the Cornerstone experience.
But first scroll down for more information.
Then the king
will say to those on his right, 'Come, you
who are blessed by my Father. Inherit the
kingdom prepared for you from the foundation
of the world. For I was hungry and you gave
me food, I was thirsty and you gave me
drink, a stranger and you welcomed me,
and you clothed me, ill and you cared for
me, in prison and you visited me.'
righteous will answer him and say, 'Lord,
when did we see you hungry and feed you, or
thirsty and give you drink? When did we see
you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and
clothe you? When did we see you ill or in
prison, and visit you?'
And the king
will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to
you, whatever you did for one of these least
brothers of mine, you did for me.'
Then he will
say to those on his left, 'Depart from me,
you accursed, into the eternal fire prepared
for the devil and his angels. For I was
hungry and you gave me no food, I was
thirsty and you gave me no drink, a stranger
and you gave me no welcome, naked and you
gave me no clothing, ill and in prison, and
you did not care for me.'
Then they will
answer and say, 'Lord, when did we see you
hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or
ill or in prison, and not minister to your
He will answer
them, 'Amen, I say to you, what you did not
do for one of these least ones, you did not
do for me.'
And these will
go off to eternal punishment, but the
righteous to eternal life."
34 When the Pharisees heard that
he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered
together, 35 and one of them [a
scholar of the law] tested him by asking,
36 "Teacher, which commandment in
the law is the greatest?" 37 He
said to him, "You shall love the Lord, your
God, with all your heart, with all your
soul, and with all your mind. 38
This is the greatest and the first
commandment. 39 The second is
like it: You shall love your neighbor as
yourself. 40 The whole law and
the prophets depend on these two