Browsing the November 2017 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk December 3, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 11/30/17

Advent… is here! It’s a beautiful season of preparation for the Lord’s coming. In order to help us appreciate this season, plan to take advantage of the following opportunities:  Operation Christmas is our parish’s primary monetary outreach to needy organizations at this time of year. A second collection was ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk November 26, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 11/29/17

Christ, our King and Shepherd… The liturgical year ends today with the feast of Christ the King. Our Scripture readings remind us that Christ is the Shepherd-King, who leads his sheep (us!) with love. In the Gospel, we’re called to be loyal to our King by reaching out to ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk November 19, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 11/17/17

In today’s Gospel… we hear the “Parable of the Talents.” God gives each of us talents and gifts, and we are called to use and develop them. Sometimes we tend to compare ourselves with others, and not appreciate our own gifts. All of us have been blessed by God ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk November 12, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 11/10/17

We are called to be wise… like those in the Gospel who were prepared for the coming of the bridegroom. We need to live our lives every day making wise decisions, so that we will be prepared for the coming of the Lord. As our first reading reminds us, ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk November 5, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 11/02/17

Practice what you preach!… How often have we said this to someone? Well, Jesus says this about the scribes and Pharisees in today’s Gospel. But it’s also a reminder for us. In doing so, we’re called to be humble, for Jesus says: “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but ... Read More »