Browsing the August 2016 archive of Pastor's Reflections

“Step Up & Sign Up"

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/31/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I was reminded recently that "Sign Me Up Sunday" is just around the   corner. This past Lent we made note that in almost every parish 7% of the parishioners do almost all of the work. Of course, we all know that is not ... Read More »

Adopt-A-Student

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/24/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

You've heard us talking about our new Adopt-a-Student program. Well, our students have signed up, so now it's your turn. We are now looking for some parishioners to participate. We have about 15 students, and I think it would be great if each ... Read More »

Beyond Sunday

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/19/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

As we did our Back to School blessing on Sunday it was great to see all of our children ready for another school year, and young adults leaving for college. So many hopes & dreams, so much promise for tomorrow. I am very ... Read More »

Cloud of Witnesses

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/11/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I love the phrase from today's second reading and the image it creates, "We are surrounded by so great a Cloud of Witnesses." It is the verse we used on our baptismal pool to describe the names that are engraved around the edge ... Read More »

A Great Picnic!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/05/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

What can I say but that I am blessed and truly grateful. I want to thank everyone who had a part to play in making the weekend a truly wonderful celebration. As I shared in last Sunday's bulletin, I realize how fortunate I ... Read More »