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

February 2-3, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/29/19

The recent incident during the March for Life in Washington, DC involving students of Covington Catholic High School, a native American, and the Black Hebrew Israelites is a teachable moment for all of us. Before the complexity of the situation was understood, there was a rush to judgment on ... Read More »

January 26-27, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/22/19

I simply want to highlight some of the beautiful and important points of today’s 2nd reading from Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians. He writes:  As a body is one though it has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body, so also ... Read More »

January 19-20, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/14/19

At their meeting last November, the Bishops of the United States approved a document entitled Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love: A Pastoral Letter Against Racism. In this letter, they invite all of us to confront the sin of racism in our society and to consider ... Read More »

January 12-13, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/07/19

Last Sunday we celebrated the feast of the Epiphany, a word which means manifestation, revelation, appearance, making known, or showing forth. Jesus was revealed first to poor Jewish shepherds and then to wealthy Gentile Magi. Jesus is proclaimed as the light for all people! This theme of proclaiming Jesus ... Read More »

January 5-6, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/04/19

After Jesus was revealed to Jewish shepherds on the night of his birth, Jesus is now revealed as the “light of revelation to the Gentiles” symbolized by the visit of the Magi. Jesus is the Savior of all people, Jew and Gentile, rich and poor. I have always been ... Read More »