Browsing the October 2020 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

November 1, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/27/20

We begin November with the Feast of All Saints and the Feast of All Souls. Throughout the month we pray for all of our beloved dead, grateful for the gift they were and are to us, and for their impact on our lives. We celebrated the funerals of the ... Read More »

October 25, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/19/20

November 1-6 is a special week dedicated to prayer for vocations to church ministry.

In the picture, you see Br Eric signing the document attesting to his renewal of temporary vows last year in the presence of our provincial Minister, Fr. Mark Soehner, OFM. We are happy to share ... Read More »

October 18, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/12/20

Live the Gospel of Life Respect Life Reflection from USCCB Twenty-five years ago, Pope St. John Paul II wrote that the Gospel of life is at the heart of Jesus’ saving message to the world (Evangelium vitae 1). In taking on human flesh, dwelling among us, and sacrificing his ... Read More »

October 11, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 10/07/20

Prayer Before the Election Lord God, as the election approaches, we seek to better understand the issues and concerns that confront our city/province/country, and how the Gospel compels us to respond as faithful citizens in our community.  We ask for eyes that are free from blindness so that we ... Read More »