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October 20-21, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/15/18

I have several unrelated items to share with you this weekend.  1) A few weeks ago we announced that with the resignation of our youth minister Joe Dallo that would be joining Our Lady of La Salette Parish Youth Ministry Program. Unfortunately that has not worked out. None of ... Read More »

October 13-14, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/08/18

We have survived SOS! It was a lot of work, and I am sure many of us are tired, but I hope it is a good tired. Again, thanks so much for all who worked so hard and contributed so generously. Remember: what we do for the least, we ... Read More »

October 6-7, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/01/18

The Gospel of Matthew, chapter 25, contains a well-known and powerful passage about the final judgment. At that time, the Son of Man will separate everyone into two groups, “as a shepherd separates sheep from goats.” He will say to the sheep, “Come you have my Father’s blessings! Inherit ... Read More »

September 29-30, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/28/18

One of the goals we set for ourselves as a parish is to promote priestly and religious vocations. One small step toward that goal will take place today, Sunday, September 30, from 4 pm -8 pm at the friary. The friars are inviting any Catholic single young man, 18-35, ... Read More »

September 22-23, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/18/18

  A few weeks back, our youth minister Joe Dallo told me that because of family and school obligations he would have to step down from that role. Joe and his wife Maria just had a second daughter, Felicity. Congratulations! Joe is also studying theology and ministry at Sacred ... Read More »

September 15-16, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/17/18

Today, throughout the United States, Catholic Churches are celebrating what is called Catechetical Sunday. This is an opportunity for us to think about how our faith has been handed on to us, and how we can hand it on to the next generation. I am thinking about those who ... Read More »

September 8-9, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/30/18

There is a popular show on TV called America’s Got Talent; perhaps you have seen it and enjoy it. People from all over America share their skills and talents, hoping to make it big. But you know what I enjoy watching? Transfiguration’s Got Talent! I see it each week ... Read More »

September 1-2, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/27/18

  In last Sunday’s first reading from the OT book of Joshua, we heard Joshua stand before all the tribes of Israel and call them to a decision about following the Lord. “If it does not please you to serve the Lord, decide today whom you will serve, the ... Read More »

August 25-26, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/22/18

Our parish has many wonderful groups that support the mission of the parish. This week — mainly because they are installing new officers at the Saturday evening Mass this weekend — I would like to give a “shout out,” a “high five,” and a big thank you to our ... Read More »

August 18-19, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/17/18

  I want to alert you that our annual “Time and Talent” Sunday will be a little earlier than in years past. We wanted to do it a few weeks earlier so that we can share in the energy that is usually present right after Labor Day when summer ... Read More »