Browsing the September 2015 archive of From the Pastor

Browsing the September 2015 archive of From the Pastor

Some Hoped-for Lasting Effects of the Holy Father's Visit

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/28/15

   What an honor it is for the Catholic Church in America as well as for many other Americans for our land to host the historic visit of Pope Francis! In a unique way, the office for which he has been chosen embodies the worldwide Catholic Church.    Whenever the Holy ... Read More »

Strategic Planning: An Opportunity to Look Backward and to Look Ahead

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/20/15

   As individuals and as parish communities, we like to feel that we are going somewhere, that we are making progress in and with our lives.    We live with a wholesome tension that can be described as follows. On the one hand, we like to look backwards. What have we ... Read More »

The Religious Formation Process for Children and Youth Resumes

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/12/15

   Starting this Sunday, September 13th, before Mass at Resurrection Parish and next Sunday, September 20th, after Mass at St. Mary Parish, the process of religious formation of children and youth resumes. I chose the words, “process” and “resumes” to indicate that formation in our Faith is a reality that ... Read More »

Making Time for a Regular Spiritual Check-up

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 9/07/15

   Many of us realize the importance of having the vehicles that we drive serviced from time to time. By doing this, our vehicles will be able to continue to serve us as effectively and as efficiently as is possible.    We have been set free to be effective vehicles of ... Read More »