Jesus uses the literary device of "hyperbole" to drive home His message in this week's Gospel reading. Jesus advises His listners to think about the long-term implications of our decisions and actions. Where do our priorities lie? Are we getting closer to Heaven with the decisions we make today?
St. Edward was very thankful to welcome Dc. Dereck Ducote, a transitional deacon for the Diocese of Alexandria who previously served in our parish as a seminarian. He delivered this sermon which was delivered at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Tallulah, La on Saturday, September 3.
This sermon was delivered at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Tallulah, La on Sunday, December 4 by Fr. Ryan Humphries.