Browsing the June 2019 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

July 6-7, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/27/19

In today’s Gospel, Jesus instructs the 72 disciples whom he sent out in pairs to announce peace. “Into whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this household.’ If a peaceful person lives there, your peace will rest on him…”  You have no doubt noticed that I often begin ... Read More »

June 29-30, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/25/19

  Those of us of a certain age probably remember what we called the three principle parts of the Mass: Offertory, Consecration, and Communion. These were the parts of the Mass that were considered the most important and were not to be missed, under the pain of sin. The ... Read More »

June 22-23, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/17/19

On this Feast of the Body and Blood of the Lord, we also have the great joy of celebrating the 60th anniversary of our Assistant Pastor, Fr. Jeremy Harrington, at whose hands we receive the Eucharist. The date of his ordination was June 13, 1959. Fr. Jeremy has had ... Read More »

June 15-16, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/10/19

We published an announcement of the Holy Land Pilgrimage available for the parish in October of 2020 a while back, but some folks may have missed it, so I wanted to remind you once again of this once in a lifetime opportunity.  Last year at the Women’s Christmas dinner, ... Read More »

June 8-9, 2019

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/03/19

Greeting Before Mass  Those who think about what makes liturgy an uplifting experience, often point to three “H’s” – the hymns, the homily, and the hospitality of the community. So many people find these to be either especially helpful or especially disappointing. If the homily connects with their lives, ... Read More »