THE SAINT PAUL HERALD-TWENTY THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Sunday, September 4, 2016

 

GOSPEL

Gospel LK 14:25-33
 

Great crowds were traveling with Jesus,
and he turned and addressed them,
“If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother,
wife and children, brothers and sisters,
and even his own life,
he cannot be my disciple.
Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me
cannot be my disciple.
Which of you wishing to construct a tower
does not first sit down and calculate the cost
to see if there is enough for its completion? 
Otherwise, after laying the foundation
and finding himself unable to finish the work
the onlookers should laugh at him and say,
‘This one began to build but did not have the resources to finish.’
Or what king marching into battle would not first sit down
and decide whether with ten thousand troops
he can successfully oppose another king
advancing upon him with twenty thousand troops? 
But if not, while he is still far away,
he will send a delegation to ask for peace terms. 
In the same way,
anyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions
cannot be my disciple.”

 

LABOR DAY OFFICE CLOSED

The Parish office will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th. Have a safe holiday!

 

CONGRATULATIONS

The music ministry at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church would like to thank Madison Miller for all she has done the past few years to enhance the 8:00 am liturgy with her beautiful voice. READ MORE!

 

FM RADIO

The Federal Communications Commission has granted a license to St Paul the Apostle Catholic School to operate a Low Power FM station. WSEJ-LP. We Spread Eternal Joy Catholic Radio will broadcast twenty-four hours a day at 96.7 FM. In addition to radio show offerings from the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), the new station will air parish Masses, short interviews, special features, and announcements of local interest. WSEJ-LP 96.7 FM is in "test" broadcast mode awaiting FCC approval for St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School's full time broadcast license. Even though the license is pending, people can listen to the test broadcast which is thoroughly Catholic in its content. As with any charitable enterprise, there is a need for funding the on-going operation and any improvements required for the station. For those who would like to keep WSEJ-LP, 96.7 FM on the air, please send your donation to: St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School, 152 Alabama Street , Spartan- burg, SC 29302. Put “Radio Station” in the memo line of your check.

 

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