Browsing the December 2017 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk December 31, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 12/28/17

Christmas… is more than a day; it’s a whole season! During this time, we celebrate different aspects of the Christmas story. Today, we observe the feast of the Holy Family, and consider how the family of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus is a model for us in all of our ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk December 24, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 12/21/17

This year’s Advent season… was the shortest it could be, since Christmas Eve is just a few hours after our last mass for the 4th Sunday of Advent. In these final hours before Christmas, the Gospel reading shows Mary as a model of faith and trust. May we follow ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk December 17, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 12/15/17

In today’s second reading… St. Paul has some good advice for us, especially at this time of year. He tells us: Rejoice always… Pray without ceasing… Give thanks… Refrain from every kind of evil. These are great ways to help us, like John the Baptist, “prepare the way of ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk December 10, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 12/08/17

John the Baptist… makes his appearance in today’s Gospel, urging us to Prepare the way of the Lord! Make straight his paths! What are we doing to prepare for the Lord’s coming? In order to help us put John the Baptist’s words into action, our parish is offering a ... Read More »