Thank you to those who donated to the flower fund this Easter Season! Your generous donations will serve to keep the church decorated now through Pentecost. Many blessings to you and your loved ones! ~~~Flores de pascua¡Gracias a quienes donaron al fondo de flores esta temporada de Pascua! Sus generosas donaciones servirán para mantener la … Continue reading Thank you!
As a review, the task of this Team is to create a Vision, as well as develop Action Plans, for our parish. We are asking the questions: What do we want our parish to look like 10 years from now, 3 years from now, and 1 year from now? And, what do we need to … Continue reading Report from your Parish Pastoral Planning Team
Doers of the Word April 11, 2021, Mercy Sunday Fear & Doubt! A few years ago, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury said that, at times, he questioned if God was really there. He told of his first born, a seven-month-old baby girl, who was killed in a car accident. As a teenager, he had to take care … Continue reading Fear & Doubt
Doers of the Word Holy Thursday 2021 Dusty Feet! As Jesus neared the end of his ministry, he held a dinner for His closest friends. The gesture he performed speaks volumes. He left his seat and found a basin and towel. He knelt to wash the feet of the apostles at the table. Foot-washing was an act … Continue reading Holy Thursday
Doers of the WordWednesday of Holy Week 2021The Final Miracle. Picture it: an intimate scene of the Last Supper and the brutal scene of betrayal in a peaceful garden. The ordeal begins with Jesus praying in a quiet, cool grove of olive trees, with three of his disciples waiting sleepily outside. Inside the garden, all … Continue reading The Final Miracle
Doers of the WordTuesday of Holy Week 2021The Judases and Peters! The next two days are hard ones. Friends betraying! Are there still Judases and Peters around? Where do we stand with Jesus in these few days before his death? Do we hear the question, “Oh, you will lay down your life for me, will … Continue reading The Judases and Peters!
Doers of the Word Monday of Holy Week “Leave her alone” Let people express gratitude, affection, worship, even if their expression seems outrageous, wild, a waste of money. Why? They need to know that they did something for Jesus. Three spiritual writers who expressed this in their own way: St. Teresa, “Christ has no body now on … Continue reading Leave her Alone
Doers of the Word Palm/Passion Sunday Opposition heats up! Jesus rides into town on a donkey, not on a gilded chariot. Jesus is openly declaring himself the Messiah, and the rabble rousers are about to come out in full force. Religious leaders raise an alarm, and even the Romans take note of a man claiming to be … Continue reading Palm Sunday
The Team has met 3 times over the past two months and is already fairly deeplyengaged in a four step process which includes: 1) forming as a team2) identifying “current state” of the parish3) creating the Vision (10 year, 3 year, and 1 year)4) developing goals and action plans. It is anticipated that the team’s … Continue reading Report from your Parish Pastoral Planning Team