Message of Archbishop of Edmonton
Most Reverend Richard W. Smith
At Couples For Christ’ General Assembly
Article written by: Sis. Virgie Sumalinog
Our Archbishop of Edmonton has enlightened the CFC community during their General Assembly at Corpus Christi church on Sept 17, 2016. In his short message, he mentioned about the direction of the church.
He said that he is happy with the work of CFC and that as evangelizers, we need to tell people about our friendship with Jesus Christ and the beauty of our faith. He also said that we let this troubled and confused world know that there’s a different Way, Jesus Himself. And that a lot of people are chasing after Illusions and spending a lot of time with something that doesn’t exist i.e. Pokemon Go.
He encouraged us to read the Scripture everyday and to live in the Word of God because Jesus is the Word made flesh. He said that at the end of Sunday’s Mass, the Word of God should be brought in the family.
He concluded by saying that there’s nothing more beautiful than encountering Jesus Christ!
Archbishop Richard W. Smith received a standing ovation from the audience that included Brother Joe Yamamoto, current member of the CFC International Council, who just arrived on the same day of the Cluster Assembly for pastoral visit to Edmonton together with his wife Mila. Indeed, the event was a very memorable one being the first visit of His Grace to a CFC Cluster Assembly.
Watch the video below from Manny Isla