Browsing the March 2018 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk April 1, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/29/18

Alleluia! Christ is risen!… Happy Easter to all who have come to worship here at St. John Capistran on this glorious day. May we be transformed through Christ’s resurrection by interiorizing the meaning of this celebration in our daily lives. The rising of Jesus gives us hope and purpose. ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 25, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/23/18

Holy Week has begun! Please consider attending the beautiful celebrations happening this week. Here’s an explanation of some of the rituals and events of this week’s liturgies:  “Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion”… is the official title of today’s celebration. Our liturgy begins joyfully, as we recall the people ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 18, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/16/18

Covenant… The notion of “covenant” has been prominent throughout the readings this Lent. We heard of God’s covenant with Noah, the covenant with Abraham, and the covenant of the Ten Commandments. In today’s first reading, God’s covenant is the law written in our hearts, and the promise: “I will ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 11, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/09/18

John 3:16… This scripture citation, made famous by signs at sporting events, is part of today’s Gospel: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.” God is so good to ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 4, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/02/18

They are called… the “Ten Commandments,” not the “Ten Suggestions!” We hear God giving the Commandments to Moses in today’s first reading from the Book of Exodus. Do we view these commandments as something restrictive, or as something that helps guarantee freedom and love to all people? May we ... Read More »