Browsing the January 2015 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

January 24-25, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 1/27/15

I was very gratified by the after-mass attendance at our ChristLife gatherings. Currently we have about 35 people registered for the program. Many good questions were asked and answered by those of you who came to view the video. We will be taking registrations up to February 1. The ... Read More »

January 17-18, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 1/19/15

This weekend I will be speaking about the coming Christlife program at all the masses. Today's column is a "warm-up" for that sermon. I would like to begin by providing the broader context for offering the Christlife program.

At the request of the Archdiocese, our parish has faithfully recited ... Read More »

January 11-12, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 1/12/15

I have a confession to make: I still haven't nailed down my new year resolutions! I have proposed a few to myself, but I've not yet made out my final list. It seems that this year I'm waiting for divine inspiration...

Having said this, I would like to offer ... Read More »

January 3-4, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 1/05/15

The Antiques Road Show is one of my TV favorites. I am fascinated by the surprises that people experience when the experts describe the history and value of the various antiques brought in. I can easily imagine how eager the owners of these antiques are to share the discovery ... Read More »