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May 10, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/05/20

Happy Mother’s Day to all our moms. We are so grateful for your love and support throughout our lives. We will be praying for you all in a special way during our Sunday mass today. The latest information from the Archdiocese is that public masses and parish events are ... Read More »

May 3, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/27/20

We miss you! Though the stay at home order has just been extended to May 15, at this time, the suspension of public masses and all parish events issued until April 30, remains in effect until new guidelines are issued. The AOD is studying the situation and will get ... Read More »

April 26, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/20/20

Holy Week and Easter were no doubt quite different this year.  I hope you were able to join us for some or all of our liturgies. It is my hope that we gave our virtual community some sense of hope, light, and beauty during these difficult days. We did reach ... Read More »

April 19, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/14/20

It may not feel much like Easter. But is some ways, this Easter may not be so different from the first Easter. There were only a few people there; they were distancing themselves and hiding behind locked doors. They were confused and afraid. There was a bit of joy ... Read More »

April 11-12, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/07/20

The Other Side of the Virus, An Opportunity to Awaken…

Yes there is panic buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there is even death.

But, They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise You can hear the birds again. They say that after just a few ... Read More »

April 4-5, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/02/20

This is certainly not the Lenten season we hoped or planned for, but it is the Lenten season we have been given. Perhaps it is teaching us a new meaning of fasting. Not only do we fast from certain foods, but we are “fasting” from gathering, from celebrating the ... Read More »

March 28-29, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/27/20

Just like you, the friars and the staff of Transfiguration are taking things day by day during this unusual time. We are trying to do our part to contain the spread of the virus and keep ourselves and you safe! And, of course, we pray! During these days we ... Read More »

March 21-22, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/16/20

During these days, we are doing all that we can to contain the spread of the Corona virus. For us, that means “fasting” from gathering and celebrating the Eucharist together. But we still can, and must, pray. We pray in solidarity with one another and with all God’s suffering ... Read More »

March 14-15, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/09/20

Out of an abundance of caution, and a desire to protect the health of all churchgoers, the Archdiocese has recommended that we temporarily make some adjustments in our liturgical practices. We have suspended receiving the Precious Blood from the cup; we are avoiding shaking or holding hands during the ... Read More »

March 7-8, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/02/20

During this particular Lenten season, we are inviting ourselves to reflect on our hungers and thirsts, not so much for food and drink, but for the deeper things, spiritual things - for God! Today’s Gospel tells us the story of the Transfiguration of Jesus. Jesus took Peter, John, and ... Read More »