• Al Schifano

    Contributing sermons since Jan 1, 2000
Al's church

Diocese of Tucson
Tucson, Arizona 85719

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  • Pentecost

    Contributed on Jun 7, 2014
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    The Birthday of the Church and the ways in which the Holy Spirit works within it and within us.

    Pentecost A STA 2014 5  Happy Birthday Church. o Pentecost is the day the Church celebrates its birthday o The Holy Spirit descending upon the Apostles o So they would be empowered to begin building the church instituted by Christ.  Throughout the centuries and around the more

  • Fourth Of July - Love Of God And Country

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2008
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    The Star Spangled Banner and the Word of God, a reflection

    • In today’s Gospel of Matthew, Jesus says: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.” • The more

  • Lou Costello:

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 237 ratings

    Understanding the essence of the mystery of the Trinity even though we cannot understand the mystery.

    “Who’s on First?” Trinity Sunday By Al Schifano – May 2002 How many times have you had something happen to you, when you simply laughed and said: “God really has a sense of humor.” I think we have all had that experience many times. I am convinced that God must have a wonderful sense of humor. more

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  • Here Is A Story About How The Joint Efforts Of ...

    Contributed on May 5, 2005
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    Here is a story about how the joint efforts of many, especially in the world of prayer, can accomplish something great. There was a heavy bronze bell that had sunk to the bottom of a river in China. The efforts of various engineers to raise the bell were unsuccessful. At last, a monk asked more

  • A Typical Non Believing Professor Told The Class ...

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    A typical non believing professor told the class that he was going to prove to them that there was no God. None of the students moved. He said, "Ok! Let’s get started. God, if you are real, then I want you to knock me off this platform. I’ll give you 15 minutes!" He perched on the edge of his more

  • Making A Difference

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2004
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    Making A Difference Don’t Look Back As you travel through life there are always those times when decisions just have to be made, when the choices are hard and solutions seem scarce and the rain seems to soak your parade! There are some situations where all you can do is to simply more

  • Lessons From Geese

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    Lessons From Geese Fact 1: As each goose flaps its wings it creates an "uplift" for the birds that follow. By flying in a "V" formation, the whole flock adds 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew alone. Lesson 1: People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where more

  • Construction Workers Attempt To Use God To Take ...

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2002
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    Construction workers attempt to use God to take what is Caesars. (Matt 22:15-21) In the late 1970’s large numbers of skilled construction workers, commonly referred to as “Boomers”, traveled the country looking for work on electric power plant maintenance projects. These were short-term (4-8 more