Browsing the March 2021 archive of Pastor's Reflections

From the desk of Fr Stephen Mar 28, 2021

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/23/21

From the desk of Fr Stephen

Today is Passion (Palm) Sunday.  It is the beginning of Holy Week.  For me, Holy Week has always been my favorite week of the year.  I know people get excited about Christmas, but liturgically, Easter is much greater.  Palm Sunday celebrates the entrance ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Mar 21, 2021

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/17/21

From the desk of Fr Stephen

When I lived in Houston, we had about 2,000 Hispanic people at Mass on Sunday and about 1,000 English-speaking people.  We did not have many African Americans; however, one black man did come to church every week.  His name was Jerome.  He was ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Mar 14, 2021

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/10/21

From the desk of Fr Stephen

As you know, we sent out a survey to the parish recently with many questions.  We had 106 people respond and I am very grateful for those who took the time to respond.  It was, and is, helpful in planning our future together.  ... Read More »

From the desk of Fr Stephen Mar 7, 2021

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/03/21

From the desk of Fr Stephen

This past weekend, I spoke at Mass about how important stories are for us as a people.  Every culture has passed its beliefs and history on to the next generation.  Many times, in sharing these stories, there is also a point to be ... Read More »