Pastor’s Letter

AWAKEN OUR SOUL…

December 9, 2018

As we continue our adventure into the sounds of God’s covenant, we are invited to the richness of the proclaimed Word of God that is to captivate us during the Liturgy of the Word. On this path we are to meditate, reflect and be inspired by what it says to us.  As we believe in […]

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AWAKEN OUR SOUL…..

December 2, 2018

This Advent we embark on an adventure into the sounds of God’s covenant.  We are invited to find riches in the proclaimed Word of God as we gather to celebrate the Eucharist.  The Liturgy of the Word makes known the dwelling place of God’s promise and wisdom.  If we are to awaken our soul to […]

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King of Kings and Lord of Lords

November 25, 2018

The Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe is the conclusion of the liturgical year.  It is the gift, the culmination of everything.  The entire year leads up to this point.  The entire year of experiences lead to this feast.  All of our God moments that we experienced through the year, find […]

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Words That Will Endure Forever

November 18, 2018

In the Gospel today we are told “heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.”  Words are powerful and words can lift up a broken day and sadly words can also destroy a beautiful day.  How often do we harbor words that have taken us down?  How often have we […]

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Surplus and Poverty

November 11, 2018

Jesus is a keen observer and invites His followers to be the same.  We look today at the famous story of Jesus watching at the temple and observing how some are impressed by quantity over quality.  At the temple people are praised when they give large sums of money.  Yet as He states, a lot […]

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Answering With Understanding

Week of November 4, 2018

Jesus is moved in today’s Gospel by an experience of a young person who shares his understanding with the Lord.  What insight led to this sharing?  It is interesting to note that the understanding that Jesus seeks goes beyond the words of knowing the law and the greatest commandment.  The answer lies in the young […]

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Coming to our Senses

Week of October 28, 2018

In today’s Gospel we are to look into the awareness of when our senses are fine-tuned, life can find a fullness of meaning.  Bartimaeus is a blind beggar on the side of the road.  Even with his challenges, Bartimaeus uses what he has to make himself aware.  First he hears that Jesus of Nazareth is […]

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The Suffering Servant

October 21, 2018

Where does greatness in the Kingdom of God come from?  James and John want the place of greatness and are bold enough to ask for it.  While the others are jealous and upset that they asked, Jesus is stern with His response.  He says that to be great one must drink of the same cup […]

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Celebrating the Gift of Life

October 14, 2018

In this pro-life month, we are invited to go beyond our belief of professing the gift of life and its sanctity and to look at the practices that take life away.  The other week while I was in Chicago to give witness to the Sacrament of Matrimony, I went for a run/walk on the lakefront.  […]

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The Dignity of Life

October 7, 2018

As we begin pro-life month, we gather to realize as a faith community we respect the dignity of all human life from the moment of conception until the moment of natural death.  The journey of life is a special gift.  The challenge faced by our young people has been close to my heart lately.  How […]

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