Browsing the July 2017 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk July 30, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/28/17

More Gospel parables… The parables of Matthew’s Gospel continue today with Jesus comparing the reign of God to a buried treasure and to a merchant’s search for fine pearls. God’s kingdom and presence are priceless gifts. Let’s value our faith more than anything else we have!  Confirmation date… We ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk July 23, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/21/17

More seeds and sowing… In last Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus told us the parable of the sower and the seed. These images continue today, but with a new twist. A man sowed good seed on good soil. In the dead of night, an enemy came and sowed weeds in this ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk July 16, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/14/17

Do you have a “green thumb”?… We use the phrase “green thumb” to describe people who have success in the garden. It takes good planning as well as cultivation for seeds to sprout into plants. Both our first reading and Gospel today use horticultural images to describe the word ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk July 9, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/07/17

In today’s Gospel… Jesus reminds us how important it is for us to rest from our labors. But the “rest” that Jesus promises is much more than just some time off from work, or our attendance at a picnic (as nice as that can be!) To “rest in the ... Read More »