Selected homilies, presentations, and talks of Fr. Christopher Stanish, Pastor of St. Teresa of Avila in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Thy Kingdom Come, Part 3: An Epic Story
On this Feast of Christ the King, Fr. Chris Stanish concludes a preaching series called "Thy Kingdom Come". In this final part, he talks about why the kingdom matters and how we are a part of an epic story.
Thy Kingdom Come, Part 2: Use the Gift
On this 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Fr. Chris Stanish continues a preaching series called "Thy Kingdom Come". In this second part, he discusses how living out the kingdom requires us to use the gifts and talents God has given us.
Finding Christ Jesus
Once a month, St. Teresa of Avila's Campus Ministry hosts an evening of adoration with praise and worship. This evening Senior VU student, Zach Franks, gives his personal testimony of how he found the Lord and the impact it made in his life.
Thy Kingdom Come, Part 1: Life is Long
On this 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Fr. Chris Stanish begins a 3-part preaching series called "Thy Kingdom Come". In this first part, he discusses how important it is to use our time well on the things that matter most.
Law or Love?
On this 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Deacon Bob Marben discusses the greatest commandment and how we want to move from fulfilling the law out of duty to out of love.
Living for Christ
Once a month, St. Teresa of Avila's Campus Ministry hosts an evening of adoration with praise and worship. This evening Freshman, Aaron Lukas, gives his personal testimony of how Jesus has worked in his life.
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Contagious Joy For Life In Christ!
Fr. Chris cannot help but share his joy for life in Christ! His voice and expression are always filled with the inner joy he feels. Even when he doesn’t truly feel it at the moment, he always finds it deep within, and wants to light a fire in others for Christ. His homilies are amazing!
Thank You Fr. Chris Stanish
You are a wonderful example
of God’s love at work–
Thank you for teaching, guiding,
inspiring and uplifting . . .
And most of all,
thank you for bringing us
closer to Christ.
Mrs. Maria Arambula.