Browsing the February 2015 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

February 21-22, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/23/15

We are almost finished reviewing the November in-pew survey. This weekend I have a few words to say about #7, the question about singing. You were asked whether you a) sing, b) sing only the songs you like, c) don't sing, or d) can't sing. The majority of you ... Read More »

February 14-15, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/17/15

In just a few days the violet colors of Lent will accent the church as the season of Lent begins. The next six weeks will feature a more subdued liturgy (no singing of the Gloria, no final hymn). We will be nourished by scriptures which call us to repentance ... Read More »

February 7-8, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/09/15

A few weeks ago I shared with you a sample of the min-survey that many of you filled out last November. I would like to cover some more of the results. Question #4 asked about the most important task of the parish. 248 respondents said "worship", 102 said "serve ... Read More »

January 31-February 1, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 2/02/15

This weekend marks a milestone for our parish Knights of Columbus council as it celebrates its 5th anniversary. We are truly blessed to have this group of dedicated men at the service of the church, our parish, and our community. Space in our bulletin is too limited to list ... Read More »