Pastor's Desk

From The Pastor’s Desk: August 13, 2017

NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, August 13, 2017 THEME: When we gather here each Sunday, we know where we will find God: in each other, in the Word proclaimed, in the Blessed Sacrament. Our readings today will challenge us to find God in other places and at... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: August 6, 2017

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A THEME: Today’s celebration only occurs on a Sunday once every six years or so. While we heard the Transfiguration Gospel earlier this year on Second Sunday of Lent, today the context is different. In the words that resound... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: July 15, 2017

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A, July 16, 2017 THEME: We may no longer live in a society dominated by agriculture the way that ancient Israel was, but in the middle of summer we can still relate to stories about planting and growing seeds. As we gather for... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: July 9, 2017

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, July 9, 2017 THEME On these midsummer days, taking a break and relaxing becomes a more and more attractive idea. Even Jesus, it seems, wants to give us rest from our labors and burdens. Gathering today at God’s invitation in... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: May 20, 2017

SIXTH SUNDAY EASTER, YEAR A, May 21, 2017 AFTER THE OPENING PRAYER: In the Gospel today we will hear Jesus speak of another Advocate given to us by the Father, the spirit of truth. Our first reading from the Acts of the Apostles records the coming of that same Spirit... read more

From The Pastor’s Desk: APRIL 30, 2017

THIRD SUNDAY EASTER, YEAR A THEME: We continue our celebration of Easter today by again hearing stories from the early Church. We who have completed our Lenten journey of renewal, as well as those of us who are newly baptize, can together hear these stories and use... read more

From The Pastors Desk: April 9, 2017

SIXTH SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR A IS 50: 4-7; PS 22: 8-9, 17-20, 23-24; PHIL 2: 6-11; MT 26;14-27:66 On this Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion we hear, as we do every year on this day, the holy reading of Christ’s Passion, from the Gospel of Matthew this year. The Passion... read more