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

From the Pastor's Desk ~ September 29 - 30, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 9/27/18

YES, IT IS SO!!! Several actions surround the sharing of communion. We begin with the Lord’s Prayer, a prayer we know by heart, the prayer that sums up the basics of our life: praising God’s holiness, praying for God’s reign, asking for daily bread. We exchange a greeting of ... Read More »

From the Pastor's Desk ~ September 22 - 23, 2018

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 9/26/18

ALWAYS THANKSGIVING The Eucharistic Prayer (“eucharist” means “thanksgiving”), beginning with “The Lord be with you” and  ending with the Great Amen, is the central part of the Mass. It is proclaimed over the bread and wine, basic symbols of life and death. We praise God for all creation and ... Read More »