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Pastor’s Desk 6.5.22

……from your Pastors Desk A few years back, we had a very cool conflation of celebrations. Mother’s Day and Pentecost were on the same day. And, as was brought to my attention just before mass that day, a mother and her daughter were both celebrating their birthdays on that same day! A mother’s birthday has a special appeal. It usually evokes a…

Pastor’s Desk 5.29.22

……from your Pastors Desk MEMORIAL DAY Dear God, Your Word tells us, “Unless the Lord build the house, they labor in vain who build.Unless the Lord guard the city, in vain does the guard keep watch” (Psalm 127:1). Thank You for those who have guarded not only our cities, but our country, allies, and many other communities from unjust and unprincipled aggressors.…

Pastor’s Desk 5.22.22

……from your Pastors Desk In today’s Gospel, Jesus says to His disciples: “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.” We’re so used to those words we may forget how beautiful they are. It’s Jesus at the Last Supper talking to His disciples. And what…

Pastor’s Desk 5.15.22

……from your Pastors Desk “I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another.” A theme of today’s Mass is Love – a subject that is so easy to write badly about, so hard to write well about. There exists a tendency in all of us to place love (and all…

Pastor’s Desk 5.8.22

from your Pastors Desk Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice;I know them, and they follow me.I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish.No one can take them out of my hand.My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one can take them out of the Father’s hand.The Father and I are one.” Do…