Browsing the 2019 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

June 1 - 2, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/23/19

Intercessory Prayer Team  One of the action steps for parishes at the end of Archbishop Vigneron’s Pastoral Letter Unleash the Gospel states: “I charge parishes to have a prayer and intercession team to pray for the mission of the parish and intentions from the leadership team and to provide ... Read More »

May 25-26, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/20/19

Welcome Desk  As you have hopefully noticed, before and after each weekend mass a parishioner is available at the Welcome Desk in the Gathering Space to answer any questions or respond to any need that you might have. You may want to register in the parish, or sign up ... Read More »

May 18-19, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/16/19

This is a busy time of the year: Confirmations, First Communions, Graduations, Weddings, Anniversaries, Mother's Day, Father's Day, to name a few. It is a busy time in our liturgical calendar also as well. We have the significant celebrations of the May Crowning, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, and the ... Read More »

May 11-12, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/06/19

Dear Moms, Grandmothers, Godmothers,  We love you and are forever grateful for all you are and do for us! To say “thank you” seems so little, but our hearts are filled with gratitude. We are grateful for giving us life, for all you offered along the way, for the ... Read More »

May 4-5, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/01/19

Earlier in the year, a local artist from Beverly Hills, Don Greening, passed away. Don worked in the automotive industry doing car illustrations among other ventures. His artistry included work in oils, watercolor, pen and ink drawings, etc. In 1989 he started doing wood carving. One of his projects ... Read More »

April 27-28, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/24/19

We have just celebrated the Lord’s death and resurrection. How would you like to visit the place where those great events happened! Wouldn’t that be a dream come true? It is possible! Last year, at the Women’s Christmas dinner, someone suggested that we as a parish should make a ... Read More »

EASTER!

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/15/19

We have been journeying together these last forty days through the season of Lent. It has been an opportunity for us to deepen our encounter with the Lord Jesus. The stories we read in the Scriptures spoke to this experience to: the Hebrews journeying in the desert, Paul sharing ... Read More »

April 13-14, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/09/19

Have your ever sat at the bedside of a loved one who is dying? Have you ever accompanied someone who knows they are in the last few months or weeks of his or her life? Have you ever had conversations about their death with a loved one? Those kinds ... Read More »

April 6-7, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/01/19

A few years ago there was a book entitled The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. One of the habits is “begin with the end in mind.” It is helpful, when you begin anything, and even when you are well into the process, to know where you want to ... Read More »

March 31, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/25/19

Welcome

Bishop Ferd Cheri  I am very pleased to welcome Bishop Ferd Cheri, OFM, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, to our Parish this week. I am excited and grateful that he will share his insights on several Gospel passages and love for the Lord with us. ... Read More »