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August 18-19, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/17/18

  I want to alert you that our annual “Time and Talent” Sunday will be a little earlier than in years past. We wanted to do it a few weeks earlier so that we can share in the energy that is usually present right after Labor Day when summer ... Read More »

August 11-12, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/09/18

Even though we are in the hot August dog days of summer, here at the parish we are beginning to think about our fall programs. One of our programs will be an educational and formational program for adults who wish to join the Church. We often call this the ... Read More »

August 4-5, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/30/18

Today we celebrate the patronal feast of our Parish, the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. When Jesus went up the mountain with Peter, James, and John, his divinity became manifest in a way that it usually was not. The experience apparently did not last long, but it ... Read More »

July 28-29, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/26/18

Last week I thanked those who clean the church, launder our altar linens, and weed our gardens. Today I would like to thank another group of generous parishioners whose ministry also often goes unnoticed. These generous ministers, on a rotating basis, lead weekly communion services at local nursing homes, ... Read More »

July 21-22, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/18

There’s a saying: “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” I don’t know if that is really true, because God can also be encountered in the messiness of life, but having clean clothes and a clean house is a wonderful thing. Transfiguration Parish is blessed to have some wonderful and generous ... Read More »

July 15-16, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/10/18

Two weeks ago I shared with you the first three goals and strategies from the plan endorsed by the Pastoral Council. Last week I shared goals 4-6. Today I share the last three goals, 7-9. These ideas emerged from the Listening Sessions and the discussion of my summary by ... Read More »

July 7-8, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/28/18

Last week I shared with you the first three goals and strategies from the plan endorsed by the Pastoral Council. Today I share goals 4-6. These ideas emerged from the Listening Sessions and the discussion of my summary by the Commissions and Pastoral Council. We hope that these ideas ... Read More »

June 30 - July 1, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/25/18

  At the Pastoral Council meeting last week we endorsed the Vision Statement, along with some goals and strategies which will help us move toward that vision of the future and guide us in practical and specific ways in the coming year. In the next few bulletins, I would ... Read More »

June 23-24, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/22/18

If you are not Catholic and are interested in exploring that possibility, (or know of someone who might be interested) or if you are a baptized Catholic but did not receive First Eucharist and/or Confirmation, or if your child is seven years or older and needs to celebrate any ... Read More »

June 16-17, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/15/18

First communions, confirmations, graduations, weddings, ordinations! While we begin to slow down a bit for summer, there is still a lot that goes on during this time of year. A lot of wonderful things to celebrate and remember. Last month we honored our mothers, and today we celebrate our ... Read More »