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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 »

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 »

January 3, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 12/28/20

It is a custom to bless our homes on the feast of the Epiphany. Here is a suggested prayer:

Leader:  Peace be to this house

All:   And to all who live here

Leader: Bless, O Lord, this household and family, and allow all of us who live in this ... Read More »

December 25-27, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 12/22/20

I come from a large family; I have 7 siblings; I am the 5th child of 8. Being a middle child, I know the experience of being born into an already existing group and the experience of having younger brothers and sisters. I can remember their births and entry ... Read More »