Browsing the June 2017 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk July 2, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/29/17

The connection… between today’s first reading and Gospel is the virtue of hospitality. In the first reading, the prophet Elisha is welcomed by a woman and her husband. Because of their kindness, Elisha promises that God will reward them. In the Gospel, Jesus says “Whoever receives you receives me… ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 25, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/23/17

Fear… is something that affects all of us. Little children can be afraid of the dark. Teens can fear whether or not their peers will accept them. Adults can be afraid of many things, including what the future might bring. In our first reading, Jeremiah fears that even his ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 18, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/16/17

The Eucharist… is truly an amazing gift! Bread and wine become for us the body and blood of Christ! As we celebrate today the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ, may we reaffirm our belief in the words of Jesus in today’s Gospel: “Whoever eats my flesh ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 11, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/09/17

John 3:16… At sporting events, it’s not unusual to see someone in the crowd holding a sign that simply says “John 3:16.” This verse of scripture begins today’s Gospel: “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 4, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/02/17

• 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 ... Read More »