What if the difficulties we experience in this lifetime can be used to prepare us for the next?
What we can learn from Jesus the teacher in life’s classroom?
Your inner beauty is a reflection of your level of gratitude.
How you can let the joy that is within you change the world!
We are all connected to each other through the Holy Spirit.
What are your expectations of God? Is your relationship quid pro quo?
Father Matt Pennington gives this inspiring reflection on the Book of Revelation's glimpse into the City of God, and reminds us that we are building that kingdom even now on Earth. Homily April 24, 2016. Singing by Sarah Hart.
We pray as a community that hearts of violence will change, that compassion will rule, that God will help us bring peace to all those around us.
View highlights of our parish jubilee, as well as a clip from Father Matt Pennington's homily on our commitment to Christ.
Feeling overwhelmed by the world's barrage of rude people, combined with God's call to be perfect? Father Matt offers some advice from the Gospel of Matthew.
Jesus says, "In my Father's house, there are many rooms." Can we get past the desire to marginalize others, and consider the notion that God wants us all to be with him? Father Matt Pennington 5-14-17, Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Community in San Luis Obispo CA
You may be called to give that encouraging word, to give someone a nudge, to be the right person at the right time to help someone come closer to God's grace. Be ready! It can happen any time.
When you create space for prayer, meditation, reflection and silence, the Holy Spirit bestows great gifts upon you.
Father Matt reflects upon the rise in bigotry and prejudice in light of the Gospel reading from Matthew 15. Recorded August 20, 2017.
We are all connected and none of us is really ever alone. We need each other to thrive and even survive in this world!
Maintaining flexibility is good for the spirit and the mind, as well as the body. Homily on Aug 6 2017
When you need the strength to do the extraordinary, LOOK UP! A excerpt from a homily on the Feast of Epiphany of the Lord Jan 7 2018
Jesus: the Ultimate Influencer!
Can you imagine that you might be a part of God's miracles? Homily excerpt from July 29 2018.
Father Matt’s moving, personal experience of his own vulnerability as a young seminarian at St. John’s in Camarillo where, at a hospital bedside, he is aware of the grace, wisdom and healing of the Holy Spirit in the praying Psalm 23. Homily from November 25, 2018
Father Matt speaks about divorce in his homily featured in Father Mike Russo’s Sunday to Sunday.
I have come into the world as Light! Being the light.
Father Matt explores how the miracles of Jesus teach us the greater wisdom of God.