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Pastor's Desk October 9, 2016

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 10/08/16

Leprosy… was a common sickness in biblical times. Although the physical disease of leprosy is rare in today’s society, sometimes we do treat people who are different from us as “lepers” by avoiding them. The message of Jesus is that all of us are God’s children, and deserve to ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk October 2, 2016

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 10/03/16

Faith… what a precious gift! It’s a gift that we must take care of and nurture. The disciples ask Jesus in today’s Gospel, “Increase our faith.” Jesus reminds them of the power of faith, and connects it with being a servant. In our first reading, we’re told that faith ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 25, 2016

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/24/16

The thread… that connects both our first reading and Gospel this weekend is “concern for the poor.” Both “Famous Amos” in the first reading and Jesus in the Gospel remind us that we have a responsibility toward those in need. The message is not an easy one to hear. ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 18, 2016

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/16/16

God gives us so much… and we are called to be stewards of God’s gifts. This includes people! How do we take care of one another? In our first reading, the prophet Amos urges us to take care of the poor and needy. Jesus reminds us in the Gospel ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 11, 2016

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/09/16

Today’s Gospel… is about “the lost.” We hear parables about a lost sheep and a lost coin. The longer version of today’s Gospel continues with the story of the lost son, popularly known as the well-loved parable “The Prodigal Son.” Sometimes it is also known as the story of ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk September 4, 2016

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 9/08/16

Careful Planning… is something that all of us do in many areas of our lives, especially regarding things that are important to us. In today’s Gospel, Jesus challenges us to put as much time and energy into planning our Christian lives as we do in other areas. Let’s plan ... Read More »