Browsing the 2018 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

June 2-3, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/31/18

For the last several months, the Pastoral Council has been discussing goals for the coming few years and strategies that we might use to move toward those goals. We first spent some time thinking about what kind of future we want to move toward. To that end, we decided ... Read More »

May 26-27, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/31/18

As we celebrate today the feast of the Holy Trinity, we remember that our God is RELATIONSHIP, Father, Son, and Spirit, living in love with one another, Since we are created in the image and likeness of God, we too, are called to live in love, in right relationship ... Read More »

May 19-20, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/14/18

  We are remembering and celebrating today the gift of God’s Holy Spirit to the disciples and to us. Since the Feast of Pentecost is often called the birthday of the Church, let me wish you all a happy birthday! This idea echoes St. Peter’s sentiment in his first ... Read More »

May 12-13, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/14/18

In our country today we honor our Mothers; so Happy Mother’s Day to all our Mothers, Stepmothers, and Grandmothers. Some of us also have women who might not be our biological mothers, but they have “adopted” us and “mothered” us. We are so very grateful for the life you ... Read More »

May 5-6, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/02/18

We have finally reached the lovely month of May, the month of Mary, of Mothers, of First Communions (on May 27). The weather warms, the trees, and flowers burst forth. It is a great time of year. Spring! Life! Growth! Many of us will be planting our gardens of ... Read More »

April 28-29, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/02/18

Tuesday, May 1 is the feast of St. Joseph the Worker. This year it has also been proclaimed as National Brothers Day, a day to honor and celebrate the vocation of religious brothers. The Church of the Transfiguration is privileged to have Br. Phil Wilhelm, and I invite you ... Read More »

April 21-22, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/19/18

I wrote about this earlier (because I didn’t want you to be too surprised when I left), but the time for my study pilgrimage to the Holy Land is fast approaching. You may recall that I wrote that when I finished my role as Provincial Minister, I was granted ... Read More »

April 14-15, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/10/18

Next Saturday evening we will enjoy the annual “Taste of Transfiguration.” I am really looking forward to this celebration, and have heard what a great opportunity it is to acknowledge and celebrate the wonderful diversity of our parish. We have members from many different countries and cultures, and will ... Read More »

April 7-8, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/05/18

Easter is such a wonderful event that it cannot be contained in just one day. Easter is one of our feasts that has an octave (8 days) April 1-8, and a season of 50 days (April 1—May 20) for us to explore the meaning of Christ raised from the ... Read More »

April 1, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/27/18

When I was a kid, Doris Day’s song Que sera, sera was popular. In the song, the singer asks her mother about the future, (will I be pretty?; will I be rich?) and her mother answers, “que sera, sera, whatever will be, will be; the future’s not ours to ... Read More »