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

March 2-3, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/25/19

This week we begin the season of Lent. As an overall theme we have chosen ENCOUNTER. During this season we are invited to a loving encounter with the love and mercy of God, an encounter which will lead us to be joyful missionary disciples and instrument for unleashing the ... Read More »

February 23-24, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/18/19

  At the 10:00 Mass this weekend we are celebrating a ceremony called the “Rite of Sending.” This is a ceremony where this faith community formally sends it candidates for initiation into the Church at the Easter Vigil to the Cathedral where one of our Bishops will “choose” them, ... Read More »

February 16-17, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/11/19

Someone asked me what I thought about the passage of the law in New York State that greatly expands access to abortion. The law, of course, is terrible in that it apparently removes most limits to abortion; expands who can perform abortions, and denies human rights and dignity to ... Read More »

February 9-10, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/04/19

In his Pastoral Letter, Unleash the Gospel, Archbishop Vigneron wrote: 

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 ongoing prayer support of that team.

It is time for Transfiguration to ... Read More »