February 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

February 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

A Change in Lifestyle

Posted by Renee Molner on 2/22/18

Last week I mentioned that I had given my classes evaluations to fill out. In the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church class, one struck me. The second last unit in this course is about the environment and Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si.” In answer to the question “what ... Read More »

Town Hall Meeting

Posted by Renee Molner on 2/15/18

Happy first full week of Lent; Saint Benedict says Lent should be a happy time, so I hope you are enjoying it so far. But if Lent is not your happy style, then Happy Year of the Dog, the Chinese New Year which began last Friday. The Persian New ... Read More »

Making Ourselves Ready

Posted by Renee Molner on 2/08/18

Last Friday, I had a class last period of the day. And I gave the class a quiz. Neither the students or I were happy about the timing or the activity, so when the quiz was over, neither I nor they felt like progressing further along in the curriculum ... Read More »

An Auspicious Day

Posted by Renee Molner on 2/02/18

The date of this Sunday, February 4, is a rather auspicious day for some things. I was surprised to learn of all the positive people born on this day: the Polish American patriot Tadeusz Kosciusko, after whom was named the beautiful bridge that connects Brooklyn and Queens; Charles Lindbergh, ... Read More »


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