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

August 29-30, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/31/15

In your next envelope mailing you will notice an envelop for the CSA (Catholic Services Appeal). Thanks to all who have already contributed to this year's appeal. Together as a parish we have already pledged or donated $33,000.00 This envelop is for those who are still waiting to support ... Read More »

August 22-23, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/24/15

I find myself now glancing ahead in my calendar and noticing that the monthly round of evening commission and pastoral council meetings will begin soon. On Pentecost Sunday several parishioners joined the leadership of the parish. I appreciate their willingness to share their personal gifts with the parish, and ... Read More »

August 15-16, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/18/15

Several parishioners were interested in following up on my reflections for the feast of the Transfiguration last Sunday. I had ended my homily with four suggested ways to make this feast more vital to our spiritual life, individually and as a parish.

1. Prayerfulness leading to inner transformation - ... Read More »

August 8-9, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/10/15

I hope to see many of you at our parish picnic this Sunday afternoon. This is the only event where the entire parish can come together and enjoy each other's company, and meet fellow parishioners whose paths rarely cross our own. The parish office will be closed on Monday ... Read More »

August 1-2, 2015

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 8/03/15

Fr. Bill is back! We rejoice! He will be writing next week’s column.

Thanks for your response to “Our Doors Are Open. Welcome!” Continue to be alert to helping anyone who may be interested. It might be helpful to review why some people leave and why some come back.

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