Browsing the February 2016 archive of Pastor's Reflections

The More We Learn The Less We Know

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/28/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

There's an old saying, "The more you learn, the less you know," or if it's not an old saying, it should be. For everything that you learn, you realize just how much you don't know. Every answer leads to several more questions. On ... Read More »

How Would We Fare Against The Temptations That Jesus Faced

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/28/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

How do you think you would fare against the three temptations that Jesus faced: hunger, power, obedience to God?

1) Hunger: It's hard for us to imagine sometimes that there is a genuine food shortage in the world. We are surrounded by food. We ... Read More »

There's Always Something

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/28/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

If you have not heard the news, this past summer a piece of our air conditioning system, known as a chiller, quit working. Our system has two of these units so we were able to get through the summer on the remaining chiller. ... Read More »

Guilt By Association

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/28/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

Last Sunday a parishioner asked me about the movie that is out about the Church's pedaphile scandal. She told me she had never been so ashamed of being a Catholic. (I know exactly how she feels.) She also asked/recommended that I see it. ... Read More »