Browsing the August 2015 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

A message from Father Walt

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 8/28/15

My Dear Parish Family,Good laws never oppress, but always promote the common good. God’s commandments never oppress, but always promote right relationships with God and others. To illustrate this principle: each of the Ten Commandments has an important value at its heart. For example, the fifth commandment not only ... Read More »

A special message from Father Walt

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 8/21/15

My Dear Parish Family,Jesus confronts his hearers with a most serious choice: to stay with him or leave, to believe in him or not. The consequences of this choice are as far-reaching as possible: encountering the “Holy One of God,” being given “Spirit and life,” receiving “eternal life.” Every ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 8/14/15

My Dear Parish Family,

It is easy to choose to take part in the Communion procession at Mass – to take and eat and drink. It is the more difficult choice to live the mystery in which we have participated.  This is daily living: to choose to nourish others ... Read More »

A message from your Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 8/07/15

My Dear Parish Family,

Jesus gives himself to us as “the bread of life.” We must respond to this gift by believing and living it. To believe the mystery is, in fact, to live it. We believe and live the mystery when we give ourselves for the life of ... Read More »