May the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
As we step into the month of February, a month that often invokes sentiments of love and gratitude, I am filled with a sense of appreciation for the vibrant and compassionate community that is St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Colorado Springs.
In our faith journey, stewardship is not merely a duty; it is a disciple’s way of life — a conscious and joyful response to the countless blessings bestowed upon us by our loving God. This February, I invite each one of you to reflect on the special gifts and talents that God has uniquely endowed you with.
Our parish family is a rich tapestry of diverse skills, abilities, and passions. Each of you possesses talents that can be shared to enrich the lives of others within our community and the wider surrounding neighborhoods of the Springs. In the spirit of love and gratitude, let us consider how we can actively contribute to the well-being of our parish family and extend our kindness to the broader community.
Sharing your stewardship of talent is not just a selfless act; it is a profound way of expressing gratitude to God. It is an acknowledgment that the talents we have are not meant to be hoarded but shared generously with others. In doing so, we participate in the ongoing work of God’s love in our midst.
This February, let us explore ways in which we can utilize our unique gifts to foster a sense of belonging and support within our parish family. Perhaps you have musical talents that can uplift our worship, or the gift of hospitality that can create a welcoming atmosphere for all. Your talents may also extend to outreach programs that benefit the less fortunate in our community.
Through our stewardship of talent, we embody the spirit of gratitude for all the gifts God has provided to us. It is through these intentional acts of giving that we demonstrate our love for God and our neighbors.
May this month be a time of self-discovery, generosity, and deepening connections within our community. Together, let us celebrate the love that binds us and express our thanksgiving to God through the sharing of our unique talents.
Sincerely in Christ,
Fr. Quezada, Pastor