A Franciscan Parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit

January 2018 archive of FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

January 2018 archive of FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

February 3-4, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/30/18

Last May, Fr. Bill Farris was elected by the friars to serve on our leadership team as our Province's Provincial Vicar. As Fr. Bill was beginning his service to the friars, I was ending my 18 years of Provincial administration/leadership - nine as Provincial Vicar and nine as Provincial ... Read More »

January 27-28, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/22/18

This week, I yield my space to our Chief Shepherd, Archbishop Allen Vigneron. This is taken from his pastoral letter, Unleash the Gospel. We will have an opportunity to study the letter during Lent. Stay tuned for details.  The very last words Jesus spoke to his disciples before he ... Read More »

January 21, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/17/18

I am stuck today by the sense of immediacy, urgency and wholehearted response in all three of today’s Scripture readings. (Did you feel it, too? I often think that the Scripture readings need to be “felt” and not only “heard” or “read.” Each of them usually has an “energy” ... Read More »

January 14, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/09/18

As I hope you know, Archbishop Vigneron wrote a Pastoral Letter entitled Unleash the Gospel, released last June. The letter is the result of an Archdiocesan consultation process called Synod 16. The purpose of the Synod was to discern “what will make the Church in southeast Michigan a joyful ... Read More »

January 6-7, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/02/18

At the end of January, (you can see the dates, times, and locations in the bulletin insert), I would like to host several “listening sessions” with members of the parish. I hope these will be opportunities to gather and educate your new pastor about Transfiguration Parish! I am eager ... Read More »


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