September 2017 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

September 2017 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

Investment of Time and Talent

Posted by Renee Molner on 9/22/17

“God looked at everything he had made, and found it very good.” Gn 1:31And then what happened?God put man and woman in charge of the garden of Eden. The human being became steward or vice-regent of God on this earth. And as we know well from both the story ... Read More »

Calling the Hurricane

Posted by Renee Molner on 9/18/17

Somehow they do seem very personal. We don’t name them “Tree Smasher”,“Father of Winds” or “Water Terror.”; we give them nice human names…Wilma, Sandy, Irma, Harvey… gentle names. Their effect on us is quite personal but not gentle at all.In 1972, two weeks after the Watergate burglary, I went ... Read More »

Out of Business

Posted by Renee Molner on 9/08/17

I don’t like to think about it. And I certainly don’t like to talk about it or write about it. But our parish finance council, made up of parishioners like you, told me I must do something. So I must think about the unthinkable… think, talk and write about ... Read More »

Our Vocation to Work

Posted by Renee Molner on 9/01/17

Monday is Labor Day. The observation of this day began locally in the 1880s, but following the deaths of workers at the hands of the United States Army and United States Marshals Service during the Pullman Strike of 1894 in Chicago, the United States Congress unanimously voted to make ... Read More »


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