Browsing the February 2017 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk February 26, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 2/24/17

“Don’t worry, be happy!”… was a popular song a number of years ago. Jesus is saying something similar in today’s Gospel. If we trust in God, the things that worry us can be put into perspective because God loves us so much. We hear this beautifully stated in today’s ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk February 19, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 2/17/17

Our Scripture readings today… challenge us to love one another in a generous kind of way. Jesus asks us to go beyond the law in the way we love others, and to “be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.” That’s quite a challenge! Let’s keep trying to ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk February 12, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 2/10/17

Laws, rules, commandments… are what we hear about in today’s first reading, responsorial psalm, and Gospel. Unfortunately, sometimes people look upon the laws of God or the church as obstacles to our freedom. In the Gospel, Jesus demonstrates that we need to look at the meaning of a law, ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk February 5, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 2/03/17

Light… is the focus of our scripture readings today. Although we know that Christ is our light, the readings today stress our role: we are the light of the world. When our good deeds of justice, mercy, and kindness shine forth, the world becomes a brighter place, and reflects ... Read More »