Browsing the May 2019 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

Fifth Sunday of Easter ~ May 19, 2019

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 5/18/19

My Dear Parish Family, We experience many kinds of self-sacrificing love. There is honest love, where someone finds a briefcase of money and turns it in to the authorities rather than keeping it. There is caring love, where a stranger helps someone who trips and falls. There is ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ May 12, 2019

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 5/09/19

My Dear Parish Family,

When we say something is out of our hands, we mean we have no control over a situation, no power to influence its direction, or shape its outcome. When we wash our hands of something, we free ourselves of any connection with it. When ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Easter ~ May 5, 2019

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 5/03/19

My Dear Parish Family, “Gone fishing!”  This saying can be used either literally or metaphorically. Sometimes it indicates someone really has gone fishing, like the disciples in the Gospel. At other times, it means someone has taken a break from the demands of work. Little did Peter know ... Read More »