Browsing the June 2017 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

July 1-2, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/28/17

We are blessed that Fr. Dennet Jung will be our interim pastor!  He is a friendly, zealous Franciscan with much experience as a priest.  He grew up in Cincinnati and began his Franciscan formation there.  His next step was four years of college and philosophy at the former Duns ... Read More »

June 24-25, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/27/17

We have met our Catholic Services Appeal goal!  I'm sure Fr. Bill would want to join me in thanking all of you who have contributed.  We have fallen short of our goal for a number of years, which meant paying the shortfall from our general parish funds, but this ... Read More »

June 17-18, 2017

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/27/17

Blessings on all of our fathers, those living and those who have gone to their reward.  The painting in front of the church of St. Joseph holding the Child Jesus expresses for me a father's love and care.  We pray for all fathers.  Many of us would agree with ... Read More »

June 10-11, 2017

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/12/17

Last week I referred to the pastoral letter which Archbishop Vigneron issued on June 3rd. I urge everyone to begin reading it. You can find it online at this website: The pastoral council received a copy of it last Monday evening. I have sent a copy to Fr. ... Read More »

June 3-4, 2017

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/05/17

Its been a week since I shared with you the results of our provincial election and the new work that I am suddenly called to do. The sorrow at having to leave Transfiguration Parish still outweighs any other considerations. I would like to give you some idea of what ... Read More »

May 27-28, 2017

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 6/05/17

Welcome again, Bishop Hurley, to our parish. We are delighted that you are able to come for our eight confirmations. I met with them last week for their final interview, and they are ready to begin their lives as fully-initiated Catholics.   Perhaps you noticed in the bulletin a ... Read More »