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September 29-30, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/28/18

One of the goals we set for ourselves as a parish is to promote priestly and religious vocations. One small step toward that goal will take place today, Sunday, September 30, from 4 pm -8 pm at the friary. The friars are inviting any Catholic single young man, 18-35, ... Read More »

September 22-23, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/18/18

  A few weeks back, our youth minister Joe Dallo told me that because of family and school obligations he would have to step down from that role. Joe and his wife Maria just had a second daughter, Felicity. Congratulations! Joe is also studying theology and ministry at Sacred ... Read More »

September 15-16, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/17/18

Today, throughout the United States, Catholic Churches are celebrating what is called Catechetical Sunday. This is an opportunity for us to think about how our faith has been handed on to us, and how we can hand it on to the next generation. I am thinking about those who ... Read More »

September 8-9, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/30/18

There is a popular show on TV called America’s Got Talent; perhaps you have seen it and enjoy it. People from all over America share their skills and talents, hoping to make it big. But you know what I enjoy watching? Transfiguration’s Got Talent! I see it each week ... Read More »

September 1-2, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/27/18

  In last Sunday’s first reading from the OT book of Joshua, we heard Joshua stand before all the tribes of Israel and call them to a decision about following the Lord. “If it does not please you to serve the Lord, decide today whom you will serve, the ... Read More »

August 25-26, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/22/18

Our parish has many wonderful groups that support the mission of the parish. This week — mainly because they are installing new officers at the Saturday evening Mass this weekend — I would like to give a “shout out,” a “high five,” and a big thank you to our ... Read More »

August 18-19, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/17/18

  I want to alert you that our annual “Time and Talent” Sunday will be a little earlier than in years past. We wanted to do it a few weeks earlier so that we can share in the energy that is usually present right after Labor Day when summer ... Read More »

August 11-12, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/09/18

Even though we are in the hot August dog days of summer, here at the parish we are beginning to think about our fall programs. One of our programs will be an educational and formational program for adults who wish to join the Church. We often call this the ... Read More »

August 4-5, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/30/18

Today we celebrate the patronal feast of our Parish, the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. When Jesus went up the mountain with Peter, James, and John, his divinity became manifest in a way that it usually was not. The experience apparently did not last long, but it ... Read More »

July 28-29, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/26/18

Last week I thanked those who clean the church, launder our altar linens, and weed our gardens. Today I would like to thank another group of generous parishioners whose ministry also often goes unnoticed. These generous ministers, on a rotating basis, lead weekly communion services at local nursing homes, ... Read More »