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Pastor’s Desk 5.1.22

from your Pastors Desk Do You Love Me? Jesus asks Peter a question in Sunday’s Gospel. How would you feel if he asked the same question of you? The former disciples were milling around on the shore of the Sea of Tiberius. (John 21:15) Jesus had appeared to them twice before, but they did not yet understand. They had not yet received…

Pastor’s Desk 4.24.22

from your Pastors Desk “Thinking Thomas” – No Doubt. There is something to be said for doubt at times. It is a good thing to be able to doubt oneself, provided it doesn’t become an addiction that cripples us; to doubt one’s ideas, one’s principles, one’s work…. And to doubt much of what we hear. Although religion can provide emotionally unstable people…

Pastor’s Desk 4.17.22

from the Pastors Desk HAPPY EASTER! A Happy Thought on a Happy Feast Have you ever considered that this is the only time when people, even strangers, give a spiritually based greeting? Merry Christmas is often replaced by ‘Happy Holiday’s’ and ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ has become a secular salutation; but so far ‘Happy Easter’ stands firm in its acknowledgement of what we commemorate.…

Pastor’s Desk 4.10.22

……from your Pastor’s Desk HOLY WEEK This week we begin a time so sacred to us Catholics that it is called ‘Holy Week.’ It is true that as far as individual celebrations go, Christmas seems to overshadow Easter, but Holy Week is more than just Easter Sunday. Today’s Liturgy makes a diametrical shift from the celebration of our Lord’s triumphal entry into…

Pastor’s Desk 4.3.22

……from your Pastor’s Desk “Bless me Father for I have sinned” When was the last time you said those words? This week you will have an excellent opportunity to do just that. This Tuesday, April 5th, 6:30 pm we will have our ’Lenten Confessions’. Three priests will be available. Each confession ‘station’ will have the option of kneeling behind a screen for…