Browsing the September 2017 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

September 30 - October 1

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/28/17

The first Sunday of October every year is named by the Catholic Church as Respect Life Sunday. When we talk about respecting life, we are referring to every creature of God, in other words, all creation. Everything that exists is born of God and of His goodness, and all ... Read More »

September 23-24, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/18/17

On Wednesday of this week (Sept. 27) the Church remembers the life and ministry of St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660). He was born in France into a peasant farmer family and eventually was ordained a priest after years of study. Vincent was instrumental in founding a congregation of women ... Read More »

September 16-17, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/12/17

As a world, as a nation, as a community of God’s people, we are in need of SPIRITUALITY. And as we celebrate Catechetical Sunday this weekend, it will be helpful to reflect on this foundational need in our life. “Spirituality” is one of those ideas we frequently mention but ... Read More »

September 9-10, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/05/17

The official end of summer season is just a week or two away. Seasons of the year come and go and bring weather changes as well as time and agenda changes. In the autumn season, school classes replace playtime at the pool, raking leaves replaces picking weeds in the ... Read More »