Browsing the 2019 archive of Pastor's Reflections

Being the Body of Christ

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/20/19

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

First, I would like to ask you to read the letter inserted into today’s bulletin. You may have heard that Pope Francis has called for a major meeting with religious leaders to discuss the issue of protecting minors, especially within The Church. Included ... Read More »

Fellowship with Young Adults

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/16/19

From the desk of Fr Stephen 

As you will recall, last summer I attended the Dialogue meeting of young adults in Canandaegua, New York with four of our parishioners.  That event was hosted by the Redemptorists.  Just last month, I was able to go to Indianapolis for another young ... Read More »

How Will You Use Your Gifts?

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/02/19

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

In our first reading we hear from the prophet Jeremiah (1:4), “The word of the LORD came to me, saying: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a prophet to the nations I ... Read More »

Faithful Lives

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 1/23/19

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

As Luke suggests, there was once quite a few gospels floating around the Christian communities. Many of these have been lost through time, while all but four of the rest were deemed not to be inspired by God. The situation was not so ... Read More »

New Beginnings

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 1/22/19

Dear Sisters & Brothers,

Whether you operate on the calendar year, the liturgical year, the school year, the fiscal year, or some altogether other calendar, the beginning of a new year is always special. Even though one day may look much like the next to the outside observer, and ... Read More »

My Visit to Indianapolis

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 1/09/19

From the desk of Fr Stephen… 

As you know, this past week I had the good fortune of going to Indianapolis for a young adult conference.  In fact, before I left I had asked you for your prayers and I thank you for that because everything went very well.  ... Read More »