Browsing the June 2014 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....
Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/30/14
A year ago, I arrived to begin my ministry with you as your pastor. The last twelve months have gone by quickly. I wanted to spend this first year in getting to know you, experiencing the events that have become part of your traditions, and seeking the guidance of ... Read More »
Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/24/14
Next Sunday we celebrate Saints Peter and Paul, a day fixed to June 29th. When June 29th falls on Sunday, it replaces the normal Sunday of Ordinary Time. The recent canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II come to mind as we celebrate the feast of the first ... Read More »
Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/16/14
Fathers, this day is for you. May God always give you a thankful heart for the awesome privilege of fatherhood. For Jesus, every day was his Father's day. Jesus taught his disciples to pray to God by calling God our Father.
I am happy to report at the parish ... Read More »
Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/09/14
This weekend we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the small group of faithful disciples. Over the centuries, the Holy Spirit has come with power into the lives of individuals and communities to guide, strengthen and comfort us on our way to ... Read More »
Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/01/14
We welcome all of our newly registered parishioners to our 10 AM mass on Sunday, June 1. I hope that you'll find our parish to be welcoming to you and to the gifts that you bring to our faith community.
We are also setting aside this weekend to recognize ... Read More »