Browsing Pastor's Reflections

June--A Busy Month

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/23/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

As I mentioned last Sunday, I am out of town for a couple weeks for some R&R. Since Hawaii is erupting and the West Coast is on fire, I’ve decided to head in the opposite direction. I am planning on doing a little ... Read More »

Pentecost 2018

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/17/18

Happy Birthday, Church!

 

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

It is a wonderful feast day that we celebrate today, the official birth of The Church and the gift of The Holy Spirit. Now I will confess that I grew up like most white American Catholics with little sense ... Read More »

Dialogue 18

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/17/18

Last week I was in Canandaigua, New York.  I am on a committee that is preparing for Dialogue 18 this summer which runs from July 30-Aug 3.  This Dialogue is intended to bring together young adults from Redemptorist ministries in North America.  This is not the first attempt to ... Read More »

CSsR Meeting

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 5/02/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I am out of town this week through next weekend. As I mentioned in an earlier letter, this is a very busy year for us Redemptorists. We have several different sets of meetings that we need to attend, most of which require us ... Read More »

Let Your Little Light Shine

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/25/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

 I first want to once again congratulate our Lwanga awardees: Carol Henderson Powell and Jasmine Dumaine. They are both wonderful examples of active Parishioners who are very involved in the life of the Parish. Carol has not only served our larger St. Louis ... Read More »

Upcoming Events

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/19/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,           

This week I just have a few quick things I want to share with you. I want to remind you of some of the upcoming events and opportunities. Bishop Murry will be at SLU this Wednesday. He is ... Read More »

Redemptorist News

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/11/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I pray you had a blessed Holy Week and a joyful Easter Octave. Throughout this Easter Season, let us continue to celebrate the gifts of Redemption & Resurrection. One thing that we had planned to do during our jubilee year was a revival, ... Read More »

Easter cont'd

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/04/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I pray your Easter celebration was full of joy and that you were surrounded by people who love you. I, personally, took a few days off to unwind. Following in my Father’s footsteps, I went down to Arkansas for a few days. Growing ... Read More »

Happy Resurrection Day!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/26/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers, Happy Resurrection Day!!!

Well, the journey through Lent is over and the true Journey is just beginning. We have walked with Jesus through the wilderness. We have repented of our sins. We have been nourished at The Table of our Lord and been given an ... Read More »

Palm Sunday

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/26/18

Dear Sisters  & Brothers in Christ,

Today, as we celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entrance into Jerusalem, we begin Holy Week. It is the most solemn part of the Christian calendar. We are called to set worldly things aside and spend both quality and quantity time with our Lord and Redeemer, ... Read More »