Browsing the 2015 archive of Pastor's Reflections

This is my Beloved Son. Listen to Him

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/25/15

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,            As I mentioned last week, when you take out all of the miracles and healings, all of the arguments and debates, and other non-preaching parts of the Gospel, there is not much left of Jesus's actual sermons. And so, what is there ... Read More »

Lenten Journey

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/18/15

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,            Welcome to another Lenten journey. Once more we accept our Lord's invitation to spend some time in the wilderness. We take some time from our busy lives to refocus ourselves as disciples, to recommit ourselves to lives of prayer, fasting and good ... Read More »

Lord, Help Me to Pray

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/11/15

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,  Happy St. Valentine's Day!  

In last Sunday's Gospel, despite having a very late night healing and expelling demons, Jesus arose very early and went off to a deserted place to pray. Even though He was the Anointed of God, even the Son of ... Read More »

The Leaning Tree

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/04/15

 Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,            Unless you're very in-observant, or possibly came in off Grand, or some other way I don't know about, you are aware that we lost an old friend this week. The leaning tree of Cook Ave. I know it was well over sixty ... Read More »

Come Follow Me

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/04/15

 Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,        In last Sunday's Gospel, all Jesus said was "Come follow me," and Andrew, Peter, James and John left everything behind and followed Jesus. This Sunday the people are awe struck. They can hardly believe the authority with which Jesus speaks. But we ... Read More »