Diocese of Toledo, Ohio

September 2020 archive of From the Pastor

September 2020 archive of From the Pastor

Give us this day our daily bread

Posted by Barb Weaver on 9/29/20

Dear Friends,

            “Give us this day our daily bread.” This petition is a bit of a hinge within the Our Father. The previous petitions have focused on the glory of God: hallowing His name, the coming of His Kingdom, His will being done. With this petition, we begin ... Read More »

Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Posted by Barb Weaver on 9/22/20

Dear Friends,

            Thank you to everyone who supported Resurrection through the raffle this year. Certainly, it would have been preferable to have the picnic, so we look forward to having it next year. Congratulations to Bryan Pfieffer, who won the grand prize, to Mike Yetzer, who won second ... Read More »

Thy Kingdom Come

Posted by Barb Weaver on 9/14/20

Dear Friends,

            As I mentioned at Mass last week, I encourage everyone to participate in the National Day of Prayer and Fasting for our country on September 24, asking God to grant healing and mercy to our country and to grant conversion of our hearts. President Abraham Lincoln ... Read More »

Hallowed be Thy Name

Posted by Barb Weaver on 9/08/20

Dear Friends,

As Bishop Thomas continues the diocesan initiative to reconnect (reconnecttoledo.org/september), we focus on living as holy disciples in this month of September (and always). This week, may we reflect upon this question: Who is an example of what it means to be a disciple? The best examples ... Read More »

Who art in Heaven

Posted by Barb Weaver on 9/01/20

Dear Friends,

            Looking at the difficulties and challenges we face—as individuals, as families, as a country, as a church—we are reminded all the more of the importance of prayer. Because of that, I continue exploring the prayer taught by our Lord Jesus Christ when His disciples asked Him ... Read More »


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