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September 2-3, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/28/17

Holidays are refreshing and welcome breaks for the work force in our country. We especially enjoy what we call the three-day weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) however we may want to use that extra leisure time. When we speak about “labor” or “work” we may have different perspectives on ... Read More »

August 26-27, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/22/17

“Back to school” notices seem to be everywhere at this time of year, especially in stores that sell school supplies. These reminders may cause some students to feel uneasy, even anxious or sad. The summer vacations can get boring at times, but the rigid routine of daily class-work and ... Read More »

August 19-20, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/18/17

This past week we celebrated the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On Tuesday of this week there is another Marian memorial, the Queenship of Mary. Both these remembrances highlight some aspect of Biblical teaching, although perhaps not as clearly as we might see at first ... Read More »

August 12-13, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/08/17

During this past week I was scheduled to present a retreat in Pennsylvania to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. Because of an unexpected death in their community, they had to cancel the retreat. The theme I had planned for this retreat was “Gospel Simplicity.” Two prominent points I ... Read More »

August 6-7, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/03/17

Parish picnics are fun, especially when parishioners can eat and enjoy themselves on their own turf. The campus of Transfiguration parish is spacious and beautiful, colorful and clean, teeming with trees and God’s tiny creatures of the animal kingdom. How uplifting it is to watch the fawns and their ... Read More »

July 29-30, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/19/17

Because I had scheduled to be a retreat director next week I will not be at Transfiguration parish on Sundays, August 6 or 13.  While I was serving as Retreat Director in Easton, Pa. I made these plans without knowing about my new assignment here.  The community for which ... Read More »

July 22-23, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/19/17

Most U.S. dioceses during the summer months invite missionary orders and congregations to speak at their parishes to appeal for prayers and financial support.  A missionary priest will be here at Transfiguration parish next weekend, July 29 and 30.  No doubt he will inform us of the work of ... Read More »

July 15-16, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/12/17

Dear Brothers and Sisters,  Thank you for your gracious welcome to me last weekend, July 8-9.  After seven years serving as retreat director at St. Francis Retreat House in Easton, Pa.  I am happy to be back in parish ministry here at Transfiguration Parish.  It was in 1959 that ... Read More »

July 8-9, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/07/17

Welcome Fr. Dennet Jung, OFM, as interim pastor until Advent. We thank you for sharing your spirituality, wisdom and pastoral experience with us!

We congratulate Sister M. Madonna Rougeau on her Golden Jubilee. She grew up in the parish and went to St. Michael School. Then she entered the ... Read More »

July 1-2, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/28/17

We are blessed that Fr. Dennet Jung will be our interim pastor!  He is a friendly, zealous Franciscan with much experience as a priest.  He grew up in Cincinnati and began his Franciscan formation there.  His next step was four years of college and philosophy at the former Duns ... Read More »