Browsing the March 2019 archive of PastorsDesk

Pastor's Desk March 31, 2019

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/29/19

The parable of the Prodigal Son is sometimes referred to as the parable of the forgiving father. Following the parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin in Luke, this particular parable summarizes the great gift of God’s merciful love. The father is not detached from his lost ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 24, 2019

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/22/19

The parable of the Fig Tree is both a challenge and a promise. God continues, in and through this holy season of Lent, to fill us with his graces and gifts. Our prayers and our sacrifices draw us closer to God as we continue to deepen our faith, hope ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 17, 2019

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/15/19

On the Second Sunday of Lent, we hear the Gospel of the Transfiguration. Like Peter, we would like to stay on the mountain, but we know, as Jesus did that we must leave the mountain to carry out the work he has entrusted to our care. Every Eucharistic liturgy ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 10, 2019

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/08/19

The first reading today speaks of the chosen people, grateful for the blessing of their deliverance from slavery in Egypt, brought the first fruits of the Promised Land to the Lord. This bringing of the best to our Lord is something that our parishes, Saint John Capistran and Saint ... Read More »

Pastor's Desk March 3, 2019

Posted by Ms Kathy Pfeifer on 3/01/19

If a picture paints a thousand words, then each one of us is called to paint the words of Jesus this day. Saint Paul calls us God’s work of art and we are to be portraits of God in our present situation. Created in God’s image and likeness, we ... Read More »