Browsing the November 2019 archive of From the Pastor

Thanksgiving

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/24/19

Dear Friends,

            This is an interesting time of the year. For some, they begin preparing for Christmas as soon as Halloween is over, and without a doubt, there are people already putting up Christmas decorations. Some people lament this and complain that Thanksgiving is often forgotten and ignored. ... Read More »

Saints

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/24/19

Dear Friends,

            As we look at the saints during this month of November, I thought I would share some of my favorite saints with you. St. Matthew is obvious, as we share the same name. A former tax collector, he followed Jesus after Christ reached out to him ... Read More »

Vocations

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/10/19

Dear Friends,

            This past week was National Vocations Awareness Week. It would be simple to boil this week down to encouraging young men to think about priesthood, but there is more to vocations than priesthood, although that is an important topic to highlight. Vocation comes from the Latin ... Read More »

Three Parts of the Church

Posted by Deborah Dubois on 11/03/19

Dear Friends,

            As we enter into the month of November, the minds of many probably begin to focus on Thanksgiving, and all of us are forced to think about Christmas as sales, advertisements, and décor will more and more become Christmas oriented. However, November is an important month ... Read More »