Browsing the January 2018 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk January 28, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 1/26/18

Who speaks for God?… In today’s society, many people claim to speak on behalf of God. Who do we listen to? Who do we trust? These questions have been around for years, and we even hear Moses talking about this situation in today’s first reading. In the Gospel, the ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk January 21, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 1/19/18

Discipleship… and repentance are connected in today’s readings. In the first reading, Jonah (of the popular “fish story”) preaches repentance to the people of Nineveh, and they changed their ways! In the Gospel, we have a different kind of “fish story,” when Jesus invites his followers to be fishers ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk January 14, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 1/12/18

The liturgical season… of “Ordinary Time” returns, now that the Christmas season is over. In today’s readings, we reflect on our call to be disciples. In the first reading, Samuel responds to God’s call by saying, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” In the Gospel, the disciples are drawn ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk January 7, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 1/05/18

The Three Kings… also known as the Magi, or wise men, are central characters as we celebrate the solemnity of the Epiphany today. They are often portrayed in nativity scenes as representing different races: one black king, one brown, and one white. This is symbolic of the meaning of ... Read More »