‘This little outpost of faith’ needs kingdom-minded people — Fr. Steven Voss

Fr. Steven Voss - Pastor - Saint Joseph Catholic Church - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521

Fr. Steven Voss

Fr. Steven Voss, our pastor, remembers when as a seminary student, he was asked to pick a favorite image of Jesus Christ. A friend in his seminary class chose The Sacred Heart of Jesus, also a favorite of Fr. Steven’s. When asked why, the friend answered that Jesus is the true king and will never be toppled. Fr. Steven never forgot that faith-filled answer.

Enough faith to be ‘a kingdom-minded people’

It occurred to Fr. Steven on the Feast of Christ the King 2015 that we are all “envoys of the Kingdom of Heaven in a foreign land”, the everyday world. We need to ask ourselves whether we have become a kingdom-minded people. How is this a reality for us? Fr. Steven has realized that in order to build the kingdom, we need to be part of securing its foundation. Fr. Steven’s vision for the parish, “this little outpost of faith”, includes building that strong foundation. Find out how you can be part of the plan. Listen to Fr. Steven’s full homily. If you cannot see the video above, click on this link.

Help Saint Joseph Catholic Church build the Kingdom of Heaven:


Jesus Christ is the faithful witness,

the firstborn of the dead and ruler of the kings of the earth.
To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,
who has made us into a kingdom, priests for his God and Father,
to him be glory and power forever and ever. Amen.
Behold, he is coming amid the clouds,
and every eye will see him,
even those who pierced him.
All the peoples of the earth will lament him.
Yes. Amen.
RV 1:5-8

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About Karin Livingston

Mrs. Livingston taught at Saint Joseph Catholic School with a State of Colorado teaching license for 15 years before moving into the parish-school technology coordinator position in 2006. Mrs. Livingston was instrumental in piloting the technology aspects of the school literacy program, including introduction of the Accelerated Reader reading practice program, and the Student Teacher Assessment of Reading (STAR) program. Mrs. Livingston has been a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Science from the University of California at Davis. Mrs. Livingston blogs and is the author of the young-adult equestrian novel, Winning Bet.
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