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Pastor's Desk June 17, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/15/18

To what… shall we compare the kingdom of God? That is the question posed by Jesus in today’s Gospel. He then compares it to a small mustard seed, which grows into the largest of plants. What can we do to help the kingdom of God grow even more? May ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 10, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/08/18

Sometimes… we blame other people for our mistakes or bad decisions. When confronted, a person might say, perhaps half jokingly, “The Devil made me do it!” Well, that’s the excuse used in our first reading today by Adam & Eve! Jesus talks more about the devil in today’s Gospel. ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 1, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/01/18

The Eucharist… is such a special gift! We have the opportunity to receive the Eucharist each time we come to Mass. In order to help us appreciate this great gift even more, the church sets aside one Sunday a year to celebrate “The Body and Blood of Christ.” As ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk May 27, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 5/25/18

“In the name of the Father… and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” We make the “sign of the cross” so often that we can tend to lose sight of its significance. As we celebrate Trinity Sunday today, let’s gain a renewed appreciation of the three-fold way ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk May 20, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 5/18/18

Happy Pentecost!... The glorious Easter season comes to a conclusion this weekend as we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost. The Spirit is alive in the church and in our hearts. It is seen in a special way through the gifts we have been given to share with one ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk May 13, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 5/11/18

In today’s Gospel… we hear a prayer conversation that Jesus has with God, his Father. In this most tender prayer, Jesus prays to the Father for each of us! Jesus prays that we may continue the work that he has begun. We do this by witnessing in our lives ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk May 6, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 5/04/18

Love… is the focus of both our second reading and Gospel today. We’re told that God is love, and that we are to love one another. Jesus reminds us that true love brings joy. Jesus loves us so much, that he also calls us his friends. But love needs ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk April 29, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 4/27/18

Jesus is the vine… and we are the branches. This beautiful image presented in today’s Gospel reminds us of the love that God has for us. In our second reading, St. John reminds us that we are to share this love “in deed and truth.” Let’s stay close to ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk April 22, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 4/20/18

The Fourth Sunday of Easter… which we celebrate today, always has “shepherd” references in the Gospel. Jesus is the Good Shepherd, and we are his flock. Our second reading continues this tender theme, reminding us that God loves us, his children, so very much. May we follow the voice ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk April 15, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 4/13/18

Today’s Gospel… is the continuation of the wonderful story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus. Jesus appears to the disciples once again, and opened their minds to understand the Scriptures. “You are witnesses of these things,” Jesus said to them. We are also witnesses of the wonderful ... Read More »