Browsing the November 2016 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 11/18/16

My Dear Parish Family,

In today’s Gospel the Good Thief said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” This solemnity celebrates Christ as King. His kingdom has come. We are living in God’s kingdom now. We are called not to simply pay homage to our exalted King, ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 11/11/16

My Dear Parish Family,

We tend to bank on security by installing alarm systems, building up reserves of money, having a plentiful supply of food and drink on hand. While these external measures may be necessary for our material well-being, the secure lives Jesus promises us in the Gospel ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 11/04/16

My Dear Parish Family,

With this Sunday’s Gospel, we move immediately to the section in Luke’s Gospel which addresses the age to come. Next Sunday’s Gospel describes the events at the end times. Then two weeks from today on the solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King, we ... Read More »