Browsing the October 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

From the Pastor's Desk ~ October 27 - 28, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 10/26/18

My Dear Parish Family, All kinds of things can keep us from seeing. Some are physical, such as blinders on horses, tears or cataracts, myopia, masks, and lack of light. Some are psychological, such as obstinacy, tunnel vision, close-mindedness, fear and sensory overload. As with Bartimaeus and some in ... Read More »

From the Pastor's Desk ~ October 20 - 21, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 10/19/18

My Dear Parish Family,

Much of what we recognize in life as “glory” is measured by external accolades such as parades, awards, TV appearances, financial bonuses, etc. Sometimes such accolades are merited; sometimes not; always they are fleeting. Nonetheless, they remain appealing and motivate our behaviors.

The apostles ... Read More »

From the Pastor's Desk ~ October 13 - 14, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 10/15/18

My Dear Parish Family,

Each of us has something or another holding us back from a complete and wholehearted commitment to following

Jesus. For some it might be a sense of pride and social standing we receive from our position at work. What happens when that is gone? What ... Read More »