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28 Feb 2017

Lenten Study Guide Available

By | Feb 28, 2017|The Amore Blog|

Learn in community this Lent by joining a community group to discuss themes from "Tough Conversations with the Heart of Jesus" by Truro parishioner Rich Tiller. This book and accompanying study guide are designed to help us personalize and practice our Lenten theme this year of peacemaking and reconciliation. The

15 Feb 2017

“Death” on Valentine’s Day for Marrieds and Singles

By | Feb 15, 2017|The Amore Blog|

Take a few moments on this Valentine’s Day week to think about how our love— be it through the vocation of marriage or singleness— can continually be conformed to the pattern of our Savior and His Cross: "If marriage and singleness alike are about this sort of holy death to

19 Jan 2017

Have You Read “Signs of Love”?

By | Jan 19, 2017|News, The Amore Blog|

"Signs of Love: Christian Liturgy in the Everyday Life of the Family" is a foundational text for life at Truro. In it, Fr. Renzo Bonetti explores the deep connection between the work of the Church—the corporate body of Christ—with the work of the family, the domestic body of Christ. He

02 Jan 2017

Kids’ Registration for Marriage Retreat Closes Tomorrow

By | Jan 2, 2017|The Amore Blog|

We are looking forward to seeing many of you this Saturday at Truro's second "Amore-style" marriage retreat in the Undercroft from 9a-2:30p.  There are still a few seats available, including a few spots for nursery and kids programs (through 6th grade) but if you want to come and bring your

20 Dec 2016

Family: Icon or Idol? An Advent Reflection

By | Dec 20, 2016|The Amore Blog|

This being my first Christmas as a mother, I am not only reliving the “magic” of Christmas (the wonder with which my eight-month old son gazes at our Christmas tree is worth every ounce of energy we spent schlepping it into our house on a cold night); I am also

15 Dec 2016

All I Want For Christmas

By | Dec 15, 2016|The Amore Blog|

I was amazed to discover last year that the UK’s number one “Christmas hit” of the decade is a pop song called, All I want for Christmas is You. It’s a contemporary rejection of materialism—“I don’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree”—in favor of intimacy with another (“all

26 Oct 2016

True Story: Everyday Amore and Mission

By | Oct 26, 2016|The Amore Blog|

Today my stay-at-home-mom friend shared this story with me: “A few years ago, I needed to know that God still heard and used me. I had two tinies and was discouraged that I couldn’t do anything more “intentional” with Halloween. But I said a very quick, silent, and weak prayer