Browsing the January 2021 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

January 31, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/25/21

On December 10, 2020, Pope Francis announced a Year of St. Joseph, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s proclamation as patron of the Universal Church. Pope Francis said he was establishing the year so that “every member of the faithful, following his example, may strengthen their ... Read More »

January 24, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/18/21

In the readings today, we hear about God calling people to mission. Could God be calling you to priesthood or religious life? Become a Friar St. Francis found much joy in living the Gospel and in his day inspired thousands of men and women to follow in the footsteps ... Read More »

January 17, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/11/21

From the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding the vaccine against COVID 19: On December 14, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of ... Read More »

January 10, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/04/21

Today’s Feast marks the conclusion of the Christmas Season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. It’s a feast of transition from Jesus’ hidden life to that of His public ministry. It also echoes the theme of the Epiphany in that the Baptism of the Lord is another manifestation announcing ... Read More »