From the Pastor’s Desk – December 23, 2018

Winter officially began on December 21st, the shortest day and longest night of the year. Now the days are getting longer again, minute by minute. And we’ll start noticing the change in a few weeks, nature giving us a clue that after the winter comes spring. Last Sunday we rejoiced with all the angels and […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – December 16, 2018

Advent is the season for preparation, anticipating the coming feast of Christmas. There are so many ways that people prepare their homes for the Christmas season. Furniture gets moved around to make room for the Christmas tree, some items on shelves and tables get taken down and put away so that there is room for […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – December 9, 2018

How is your Advent season coming along? Have you found time to light your Advent wreath candle before the dinner meal and pray? Do you have a weekly or daily prayer ritual marking this special time of anticipation, this time of expectation for the Nativity of the Lord? Have you taken  advantage of the special […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – December 2, 2018

Thanksgiving is past and today we enter into the season of Advent, a marked departure from what we experience in stores and shopping malls. Yes, there is a spirit of anticipation and preparation, but for what? In the stores and advertisements, we are invited to buy what we think other people need, or we try […]