Browsing the October 2018 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk October 28, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 10/26/18

“Master, I want to see.” Bartimaeus request is for more than his physical sight. We know this because, once he sees the person of Jesus through his faith, his whole journey is disrupted. From sitting by the side of the road trying to get Jesus’ attention, Bartimaeus becomes a ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk October 21, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 10/24/18

Everyone wants the best seats. I speak from experience as I am one who always tries to get the best seats for theatre. I like to be close to the action, to have an unobstructed view of things. My sister used to call me her favorite theatre “snob.” 

The ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk October 14, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 10/11/18

How important … are our possessions to us? There’s nothing wrong with being wealthy, but today’s Scriptures encourage us to put the material things of this world in perspective, and our first reading asks us to use prudence in this matter. Christians need to consider what we do with ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk October 7, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 10/05/18

Marriage … is the focus of today’s first reading and Gospel. Marriage is a sacrament, and husbands and wives are called to let love deepen and mature as the years go on, “for better, for worse.” It’s a challenge, and married couples will receive strength when they stay close ... Read More »