Browsing the June 2018 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk July 1, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/28/18

Life and death … are topics considered in our first reading and Gospel today. In the Gospel, Jesus raises up a girl who was sick to the point of death. We’re reminded that Jesus gives us life. But the life that Christ gives is more than earthly life. It ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 24, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/22/18

Whenever June 24th… falls on a Sunday, the solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist replaces the usual Sunday in Ordinary Time. As a precursor of Jesus, John the Baptist called people to repentance, and invited folks to “prepare the way for the Lord.” Like John the Baptist, ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 17, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/15/18

To what… shall we compare the kingdom of God? That is the question posed by Jesus in today’s Gospel. He then compares it to a small mustard seed, which grows into the largest of plants. What can we do to help the kingdom of God grow even more? May ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 10, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/08/18

Sometimes… we blame other people for our mistakes or bad decisions. When confronted, a person might say, perhaps half jokingly, “The Devil made me do it!” Well, that’s the excuse used in our first reading today by Adam & Eve! Jesus talks more about the devil in today’s Gospel. ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk June 1, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 6/01/18

The Eucharist… is such a special gift! We have the opportunity to receive the Eucharist each time we come to Mass. In order to help us appreciate this great gift even more, the church sets aside one Sunday a year to celebrate “The Body and Blood of Christ.” As ... Read More »