Pastor's Desk

From The Pastor’s Desk: Sept. 9 , 2018

TWENTY-THIRD  SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 9, 2018 Year B Sometimes the Sunday readings bring peace and consolation. Other times they come as a swift kick in the pants. Today’s readings definitely fall in the latter category. In the Gospel from St. Mark, Jesus...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Aug 26, 2018

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 26, 2018 Year B In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus continues His instruction on the Eucharist. Many of his own disciples cannot accept His teachings and instead return to their former way of life, abandoning Christ altogether....

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Pastor’s Desk: Aug 19, 2018

TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 19, 2018 Year B Jesus said to the crowd, “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life….” We can hardly blame the crowd for their shock at this statement — eating the Flesh and drinking the Blood of our Lord...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Aug 12, 2018

NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 12, 2018 Year B Kgs 19:4-8; Ps 34:2-9; Eph 4:30-5:2; Jn 6:41-51 “This is enough, O Lord! Take my life.” Talk about a bad day! Haven’t we all been through this at some point in our stewardship journey, whether in the parish...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Aug. 5, 2018

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 5, 2018 Year B In the Gospel from John, Jesus advises us, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who-ever believes in me will never thirst.” By calling Himself the Bread of Life, Jesus is telling...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: July 15, 2018

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME July 15, 2018 Year B “He instructed them to take nothing for the journey.” When Jesus sent his Apostles out, He sent them “two by two,” and He basically commanded them to take nothing on the journey: “no food, no sack, no money in...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: July 8, 2018

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME July 8, 2018 Year B The First Reading from the prophet Ezekiel tells of how Ezekiel was called by God. The Lord speaks to him and says, “Hard of face and obstinate of heart are they to whom I am sending you.” God knew He was not...

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