Browsing Pastor's Reflections

Beyond Sunday

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/19/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

As we did our Back to School blessing on Sunday it was great to see all of our children ready for another school year, and young adults leaving for college. So many hopes & dreams, so much promise for tomorrow. I am very ... Read More »

Cloud of Witnesses

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/11/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I love the phrase from today's second reading and the image it creates, "We are surrounded by so great a Cloud of Witnesses." It is the verse we used on our baptismal pool to describe the names that are engraved around the edge ... Read More »

A Great Picnic!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 8/05/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

What can I say but that I am blessed and truly grateful. I want to thank everyone who had a part to play in making the weekend a truly wonderful celebration. As I shared in last Sunday's bulletin, I realize how fortunate I ... Read More »

Celebrating 25 Years and 30 Years!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 7/29/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

Hopefully, when you are reading this, the weather is nice and we are all enjoying our annual picnic & Redemptorist Day. We also decided to use this day to celebrate my anniversaries. This year marks two milestones for me (three if you count ... Read More »

Being Fearful

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 7/20/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

At the Men's Day panel discussion one of the topics was how they handled their teenage sons and the police. Congressman Clay went so far as to take his sons into the local precinct, introduce them to everyone, and show the police their ... Read More »

Men's Day!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 7/13/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I want to offer blessings to all the men of our parish on this "Men's Day" weekend. I want to thank all those who had a hand in planning the wonderful day yesterday, (even though I am writing this earlier in the week, ... Read More »

A Catholic Education

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 7/11/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I pray you all had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. Personally, I caught up on some sleep. Most of you are aware of the Beyond Sunday capital campaign that was launched last Fall. This is apparently Archbishop Carlson's last campaign and one that ... Read More »

What a Celebration!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 7/01/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

On behalf of our provincial and the entire Denver Province, I want to thank you for a truly awesome (the adjective I keep hearing) celebration. It will be one for the history books. Our guests had nothing but compliments, and I have begun ... Read More »

Let The Celebrations Begin!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 6/23/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

First of all, on behalf of the parish and Redemptorist community, I want to welcome Archbishop Joe Tobin back to The Rock, and congratulate him on his willingness to serve The Church. Who would have thought all those years ago when you were ... Read More »

Happy Father's Day!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 6/17/16

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!

I want to congratulate all the father's out there, whether you are a biological father, adoptive father, foster father, step-father, or were simply father for someone who needed a father, just as Joseph did for Jesus. So often your contributions ... Read More »