Personal Mission Statement
"Let us fix our eyes on Jesus " Hebrews 12:2
Personal Vision Statement
To live with an awareness of God.
To be mindful of the poor, the oppressed, the afflicted, and the alienated in all my decisions.
To esteem and promote Jenny.
To train up Justin to be a man of God through example. To live in such a way as to be his hero.
To encourage and empower my co-workers and colleagues to find their full stature in Christ Jesus. To help them develop and use their gifts and talents to their greatest degree for the cause of Christ Jesus.
To proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ; viewing myself as a missionary, sent here and there by the winds of the Holy Spirit. I am a foundation layer and a maker of leaders.
To increase in the wisdom of the Lord through prayer, study, and fellowship.
To grow in the love of Christ through sacrifice and service.
To promote the unity of the faith. Dwelling in the Catholic tradition, appreciating the traditions of others, calling all to the fellowship of one triune God.
To wear the mantle of my vocation with integrity, power, authority, and humility in the Holy Spirit.
Personal Philosophy Statement
The reality of the universe: God is alive and active in history, primordially revealed in the Incarnation and Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The reality of this age: God is best known through finding Jesus in solidarity with the poor.
The reality of eternity: One
Tom Garlitz, Revised June 4, 1997