Browsing the May 2017 archive of Pastor's Reflections

United As One

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/25/17

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

When I was a student, I was very involved in Peace & Justice and participated in several marches. I do remember the hostility that those marches invoked in some people. They called us "communists" and said we were unpatriotic for criticizing the government. ... Read More »

150th Jubilee Banquet

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/18/17

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

In case you are unaware, our Jubilee Banquet has been scheduled for September 8th, at the Clayton Plaza Hotel. I hope you are as excited as I am about celebrating this milestone in our Parish's history. As a Parish, we have come a ... Read More »

Happy Mother's Day

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/11/17

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,         

Happy Mother's Day to all of you who have given life, who have mothered someone, who have cared for and/or nurtured someone. We all owe so much to these women (and even the women who had to step up ... Read More »

Adventures from the Past Week

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/04/17

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I pray your Easter Season has been going well and that you are not too soggy as we continue to celebrate the gift of our Salvation through the Resurrection of Christ. Personally, I had a nice few days to unwind and relax as ... Read More »

Why Attend Sunday Mass?

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/02/17

Why Attend Sunday Mass?

The Catholic Church tells us that we have an obligation to go to Mass every Sunday. It is an obligation that most of us fulfill willingly, but many people don’t understand why the Church requires this of us.  In the Third Commandment, God tells us ... Read More »