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November 22, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/17/20

The text of Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation: October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States A Proclamation The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we ... Read More »

November 15, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/09/20

God of all nations, Father of the human family, we give you thanks for the freedom we exercise and the many blessings of democracy we enjoy in these United States of America. We ask for your protection and guidance for all who devote themselves to the common good, working ... Read More »

November 8, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/04/20

Here at Transfiguration, we are very grateful for the spirit of cooperation we have experienced in keeping everyone safe. However, all the indica-tions are that COVID 19 and the consequent restrictions (masks and social distancing) needed to protect ourselves will be with us for a while. It might be ... Read More »

November 1, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/27/20

We begin November with the Feast of All Saints and the Feast of All Souls. Throughout the month we pray for all of our beloved dead, grateful for the gift they were and are to us, and for their impact on our lives. We celebrated the funerals of the ... Read More »

October 25, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/19/20

November 1-6 is a special week dedicated to prayer for vocations to church ministry.

In the picture, you see Br Eric signing the document attesting to his renewal of temporary vows last year in the presence of our provincial Minister, Fr. Mark Soehner, OFM. We are happy to share ... Read More »

October 18, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/12/20

Live the Gospel of Life Respect Life Reflection from USCCB Twenty-five years ago, Pope St. John Paul II wrote that the Gospel of life is at the heart of Jesus’ saving message to the world (Evangelium vitae 1). In taking on human flesh, dwelling among us, and sacrificing his ... Read More »

October 11, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/07/20

Prayer Before the Election Lord God, as the election approaches, we seek to better understand the issues and concerns that confront our city/province/country, and how the Gospel compels us to respond as faithful citizens in our community.  We ask for eyes that are free from blindness so that we ... Read More »

October 4, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/28/20

Each year, from September 1 until the feast of St. Francis on October 4, we are invited to participate in what is called the “Season of Creation.” During the beautiful autumn time of the year, we are invited to reflect on the gift of the whole created world and ... Read More »

September 27, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/22/20

During the “Season of Creation,” we offer the following meditations on the rosary written by the Franciscan Action Network. They are primarily to help us realize that Christ came into this world and that, like Christ, we are called to shape the world around us in a way that ... Read More »

September 20, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/18/20

During the “Season of Creation,” we offer the following meditations on the rosary written by the Franciscan Action Network. Theyare primarily to help us realize that Christ came into this world and that, like Christ, we are called to shape the world around us in away that reflects our ... Read More »