Browsing the July 2018 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk July 29, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/26/18

Today… and for the next four weekends, our Gospel for Mass comes from the sixth chapter of the Gospel of John. This chapter is often called the “Bread of Life” chapter, since it deals with different aspects of this wonderful reality. In today’s selection, the multiplication of the loaves ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk July 22, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/20/18

Our lives … can be so hectic at times! The lives of the apostles were also busy. Jesus tells them in today’s Gospel, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” In the midst of our hectic lives, all of us need to take some ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk July 15, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/13/18

We have … the notion of being “sent forth” in both our first reading and Gospel today. God sends Amos to prophesy, and Jesus sends his disciples to preach the Word. Amos and the disciples were not always accepted. But they didn’t give up. Instead, they explored new avenues. ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk July 8, 2018

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 7/06/18

What does it mean … to be a prophet? Our first reading and Gospel explore this idea today. There are several definitions of “prophet.” One is “a person who fearlessly proclaims God’s word.” We are all called to do just that. May we have the courage to be a ... Read More »