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

November 28-29, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 11/30/15

 

What came to mind as you entered the church today and looked at the Advent wreath which hangs over the baptismal font? Did it bring to mind the family Advent wreath that sat in the middle of the dining room table when you were younger? The simplicity of ... Read More »

November 21-22, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 11/23/15

The friars wish all of you a holy and blessed Thanksgiving, and safe travel for those of you who will be on the road. If you are spending Thanksgiving here, please join us on Thursday morning at 9:00 am for Mass. Weather permitting, I plan on visiting family, either ... Read More »

November 14-15, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 11/16/15

We are only two weeks away from the beginning of Advent, and three weeks away from the start of the Holy Year of Mercy. This Holy Year begins on December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. I hope that our parish can fully enter into the ... Read More »

November 7-8, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 11/16/15

You may have noticed our ushers during the last two weeks, walking the church aisles during mass. Our ushers were conducting the annual October mass count, a practice required by the Archdiocese (actually all dioceses). Our results may have been affected by the big Saturday football game two weeks ... Read More »

October 31 - November 1, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 11/16/15

Both Fr. Jeremy and I really appreciated your affirmation this past weekend on Priesthood Sunday. Both of us enjoy our ministry at Transfiguration Parish, as well as the many opportunities we have to get to know you better. Let us keep each other in prayers that we all may ... Read More »