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

A message from our Pastor - 2.21.16

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 2/26/16

My Dear Parish Family,

In this weekend’s telling of the transfiguration event, Moses and Elijah speak of exodus, of going forth to Jerusalem. By contrast, Peter speaks of pitching tents, of staying on the mountain in the moment of glory. He chooses to stay with the beauty and wonder ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor - 2.26.16

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 2/26/16

My Dear Parish Family,

The gospel parable says for “three years” the owner of the fig tree had been waiting for good fruit. God waits more than three years for us to bear fruit – God waits each and every day of our lives for us to bear fruit. ... Read More »

A message from our Pastor

Posted by Patricia Quirk on 2/05/16

My Dear Parish Family,

“I’ve had enough!”, “I’m done with this!”, “I’ve done all I can!” We often set limits on our perseverance, on our patience, on our willingness to keep trying in face of seeming failure. When we quit too soon, we miss opportunities to grow, to succeed, ... Read More »