Browsing the September 2020 archive of Pastor's Reflections

From the desk of Fr Stephen Oct 4, 2020

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/30/20

From the desk of Fr Stephen

We have heard a lot lately from Sacred Scripture about the vineyard.  In ancient times the vineyard was a very important part of the people’s life.  If they were not producing grapes for selling wine, people generally had their orchards to produce grapes ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Sept 27, 2020

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/23/20

From the desk of Fr Stephen

As we know, St. Alphonsus Liguori is the founder of the Redemptorists.  He founded the Congregation to preach to the poor and most abandoned of southern Italy.  He did this very well, although it took some years before the Redemptorists were finally well ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Sept 20, 2020

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/16/20

From the desk of Fr Stephen

NOT FAIR!  NOT FAIR!  How often have we heard those exact words, or something similar, lately?

In the Gospel today, several groups of workers go into the vineyard to work.  The workers go out at different times of the day and work different ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Sept 13, 2020

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/09/20

From the desk of Fr Stephen

As Christians and people of God, we believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that he willingly did the will of his Father and came to earth to suffer and die for us.  By his death, we were set free, ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Sept 6, 2020

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 9/03/20

From the desk of Fr Stephen

On Saturday, September 12th, “Rock” Church will be participating in a cleanup of Grand Blvd.  Listening to some of our parishioners, there was a group of people from the parish, that took part in clean ups in the past called Project Nehemiah.  I ... Read More »