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

February 28, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/22/21

Second Sunday of Lent Jesus took Peter, James and John on a journey up Mt. Tabor. It’s a long and steep walk. There the disciples had an epiphany, a revelation about Jesus. His clothes became bright and they saw him standing with Moses and Elijah. A frightening event at ... Read More »

February 21, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/15/21

First Sunday of Lent Mark’s Gospel begins with Jesus taking a journey. We read that the “Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert.” Jesus apparently felt compelled to make this journey. Something led him there. For 40 days he was there alone; he prayed; he fasted; he was tempted. ... Read More »

February 14, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/09/21

Ash Wednesday On Ash Wednesday we begin a journey of 40 days. Like Jesus’ journey, ours has a goal, a destination. Jesus made the journey to Jerusalem where he was crucified and raised. Our Lenten journey leads us to participate in this mystery during Holy Week. At the Easter ... Read More »

February 7, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 2/01/21

Joseph: a man on a journey -- from contemplation to action

After the birth of Jesus and the visit of the shepherds who told Mary and Joseph what they had heard from the angels, Luke’s Gospel tells us that that Mary “kept all these things, reflecting on them in ... Read More »