Browsing the September 2018 archive of Pastor's Reflections

Patience

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/20/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

When I was born in 1961 fast food restaurants had been around for quite a while. However, for most people they were still an occasional quick fix to a busy day, and not a daily routine. It was very important in our family ... Read More »

SMUS

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/12/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

About 23 years ago, for several weeks, we had parishioners coming to Mass wearing T-shirts saying simply, “S.M.U.S.,” with the intention that people would ask, “What is S.M.U.S.?” Of course, you all now know that S.M.U.S. stands for “Sign Me Up Sunday!” It ... Read More »

Precious Gifts

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/05/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

In the 1st Reading today from Isaiah, Yahweh comes to save the people. In doing so: The eyes of the blind are open, The ears of the deaf are cleared, The lame leap, The tongue of the mute sing for joy, And all ... Read More »