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

From the Pastor's Desk ~ February 17 - 18, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 2/16/18

My Dear Parish Family,

During Lent the whole church joins in a conversion process with those to be baptized or make their profession of faith that leads to full communion in the Catholic Church. Lent is a conversion journey for all of us. It is our desert time ... Read More »

From the Pastor's Desk ~ February 10 - 11, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 2/12/18

Sometimes the news is so good we can’t keep it to ourselves. This might happen when someone is getting married, or having a baby, or is out of the hospital after a long illness. Our joy cannot be contained and so it was with the man afflicted with a ... Read More »

From the Pastor's Desk ~ February 3 - 4, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 2/02/18

My Dear Parish Family,

Like those in the Gospel who come to Jesus for healing, we all come to Jesus with expectations. The challenge is to move beyond our expectations to what Jesus really wants to give us – the Good News of salvation.

Jesus’ presence to us ... Read More »

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

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 2/02/18

My Dear Parish Family,

People are often duped by powerful speakers whose hidden agenda is to exploit or manipulate. How do we discern when a speaker truly has our best interests at heart? The answer is not always easy to discern, but some indications are when actions are consistent ... Read More »