The Advocate Icon- Arms Wide Open

828-253-9361 x 227 The Advocate Icon- Arms Wide Open      By Brother John Huebner, OSF       Franciscan Missionary Brother           Sister Marie-Paul Farran (1930-2019) was a religious sister active in ministry at the Little Sisters of Jesus Convent (Order of St. Benedict) in Jerusalem, Israel.  She was of Palestinian and Italian descent.  Once she entered the religious …

The Second Sunday of Easter Sunday April 19,2020 Meditation- Vicar Dena

828-253-9361 x 227 The Second Sunday of Easter April 19, 2020 – Vicar Dena    April 2020 Today’s Gospel Text is John 20: 19-31 See this link below for full text: Today’s Epistle is 1 Peter; 3-9  See this link below for full text:   In Christ’s love, Dena B. Whalen (The Rev. Dr.) Vicar, Church of the Advocate,  vicar@reddooravl.org, …

Easter Sunday April 12, 2020 Alleluias from The Red Door

828-253-9361 x 227 Easter Sunday April 12, 2020 Alleluias from The Red Door   Today’s Gospel Text is John 20: 1-18   See this link below for full text:     In Christ’s love, Vicar Dena B. Whalen (The Rev. Dr.), Deacon Timothy M. Ervolina (The Rev.), Brother John Huebner (OSF, Franciscan Missionary Friar) The Church of the Advocate,  Red Door …

Stations of the Cross, April 7,2020

828-253-9361 x 227 Stations of the Cross April 7,  2020   Hello everyone.  It is Brother John.  Well, we have traveled together for past 5 weeks to some very amazing devotional sites.  We traveled for many hours down the dusty narrow streets of Jerusalem.  I warned you about the crowds along the route and especially inside the Church of the …