About Javier Almendárez-Bautista

The Big Little Things

In this week’s Hope for the Journey, Fr. Javier reflects on what it takes to make a difference: “It may be that history will call upon you one day to step up to the plate and take a big swing; it may be that your actions on that day will change the course of history. Until that day, let us be faithful in the big little things.”

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Clouds, Fire, and Lightning

In this week’s Hope for the Journey, Fr. Javier reflects on Psalm 97: “We worship a God of great, and at-times frightening, power—and we trust that, at the end of the day, this God is indeed a God for us. A God who will stand by our side.”

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Your Gifts at Work

In this week’s Hope for the Journey, Fr. Javier shares about how your contributions make an impact in Cary and beyond: “We cannot help everybody, but we help whom we can, when we can—not just those who fit the mold and look the part of what we would define as ‘deserving’. The works of mercy are just that: mercy. Unearned gifts for those in need, not because they deserve help, but because we are called to serve.”

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