Browsing the September 2017 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk October 1, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/29/17

In today’s Gospel… A father asked his sons to work in the vineyard. One son said no (!) but changed his mind later. The other son said yes, but did not go! A good lesson for us is that we have the power to admit our mistakes, change our ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 24, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/22/17

It just doesn’t seem fair… that the laborers in today’s Gospel who worked for only an hour got paid the same as those who worked a full day! But no one was cheated, as those who worked the full day got what was promised to them. The moral of ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 17, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/15/17

Wrath, anger, hate, vengeance… are “heavy” topics to consider! Today’s Scriptures mention these feelings, and we’re challenged to respond to them with forgiveness. How often should we forgive someone? In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells us to forgive others over and over again. That’s hard to do! Let’s pray for ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 10, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/08/17

Being in debt… is not something anyone enjoys. Whenever a debt is paid, there’s a sense of relief and joy. On a spiritual level, St. Paul tells us today: ” Owe nothing to anyone, except to love one another.” Unlike debts on material things, the “debt” we have regarding ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 3, 2017

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/06/17

In today’s second reading… Saint Paul tells us: “Do not conform yourselves to this age…” Although those words were written nearly two thousand years ago, they are as pertinent now as they were then. As Jesus reminds Peter in today’s Gospel, we need to think as God does. This ... Read More »