From the Pastor’s Desk – September 9, 2018

 Labor has several definitions, but essentially as a verb means to “labor, toil, strive or exert oneself.” To perform most often manual labor requires using physical strength and dexterity to perform tasks, such as farming, assembling, picking crops, or performing any number of tasks that involve work.  Last Monday we celebrated Labor Day, a day […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – September 2, 2018

We leave the month of August behind and embrace September and Labor Day on Monday to honor the work of all those who pick and harvest the crops, who work to sustain our society especially all those in the service industries, and preserve the freedoms we hold dear. We give thanks to God for the […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – August 26, 2018

 We believe our God fulfills commitments and promises, and over the centuries God entered into covenant relationships with the Chosen people.  God entered into covenants with Abraham, Moses, the people of Israel and Moses’ successor Joshua delivering the people from captivity in Egypt to the promised land. In today’s passage Joshua is preparing for death; […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – August 19, 2018

This weekend we support the Missionary Cooperative collection for the Diocese of Parassala in India, a brand new Diocese with all the needs of a young church.  It is a mission Diocese in every sense of that word.  People are moving from a lifelong practice of Hinduism to Catholicism and all the challenges that go […]