December 2017 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

December 2017 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

Like Father, Like Son

Posted by Renee Molner on 12/18/17

The onward march of time provides new perspectives as we march along with it.When I was 14 years old, I was able to visit the town in which I was born, Davenport, Iowa. My family moved back to Rochester before I was two years old, so I knew nothing ... Read More »

Believe

Posted by Renee Molner on 12/18/17

I had not been to New York City in 23 years when last week Fr. Gregory and I went there for two days of meetings and events. Things – some things – had changed. The city was cleaner. There was a lot less horn honking, but traffic was worse. ... Read More »

This Day in History and the Future

Posted by Renee Molner on 12/07/17

December 10, 2017 is the second Sunday of Advent. It is not likely that we’ll remember this day for that reason in the future. It is, however, somewhat memorable for other things.On this date in 1896, the Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel died at age 63. Although Sweden is generally ... Read More »

The Hope of Haiti

Posted by Renee Molner on 12/01/17

Happy New Year!!! Welcome to the season of Advent and a new Church year, which begins today.There’s a lot I could write about, but certainly the first thing on my mind is to say thank you… for being good to me, to each other in the parish, to the ... Read More »

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