THIRD SUNDAY of Advent FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK Dear Parishioners, John the Baptist was a wild man. It is important to remember this to answer the question that Jesus poses in today's gospel. Jesus asks [...]
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FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK Dear Parishioners, Today's first reading from the Book of Exodus is problematic in several ways. First, it associates God with violence. God seems to be party to Joshua's military campaign that [...]
FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK Dear Parishioners, We all have expectations - some idea of what is likely and what is unlikely for our lives. Jesus met ten men with no expectations of anything good. He [...]
FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK Dear Parishioners, When we hear today’s readings, we can understand the challenge of preaching the Gospel today. We live at a time when divorce is common and acceptable in most countries [...]
AND A VOICE CAME FROM HEAVEN: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK My Dear Parishioners: Many times, people seek me out for grief counseling [...]