Pastor Notes

October 2017

Oct 27

October 29, 2017

Friends, Next weekend is Vocation Sunday. As you know, in the past, we believed you either had a vocation (priesthood or religious life) or you didn’t have a vocation (the rest of society). We must have believed that a “calling” was reserved for Church ministry only. Today, our eyes have been opened and we realize that...
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Oct 20

October 22, 2017

Friends, I like the following idea: “the historic religions of the world are given not to compete with each other, but to complete with each other.” So, if that is true why are we at odds with other religious beliefs? God is beyond human comprehension so it is impossible to know God completely. Organized religions attempt to...
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Oct 13

October 15, 2017

Friends, The violent shootings and murders that characterize our world today are indicative of a society that seems to have become accustomed to this type of trauma. The Las Vegas killings and injuries and the Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando highlight this obsession. I’ve been to Las Vegas and to Orlando. They are cities that not only...
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Oct 6

October 8, 2017

Friends,   Happy Columbus Day weekend! Some who have done their homework and have discovered that from their perspective the history surrounding the events of 1492 is not all positive, have suggested the name be changed to “Indigenous People Day.” I have to admit I haven’t really followed the issues and so at the...
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