April 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

April 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

Gratitude

Posted by Renee Molner on 4/26/18

I pray for inspiration every week for my homily and for this bulletin cover. This week the Holy Spirit was direct and insistent… write about gratitude. Expressing gratitude is a hole in my armor. My Myers Briggs Inventory shows that. I’m a German; I’m big on duty. If you’re ... Read More »

Tell Your Story

Posted by Renee Molner on 4/18/18

This week we are beginning the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal campaign. This year the theme is “Tell Your Story.” That is a brilliant choice. The Jewish theologian Martin Buber said, “God made man because He loves stories.” And boy, do we humans tell stories.The Hasidic Jews have many good ... Read More »

Our Parish patron saint

Posted by Renee Molner on 4/12/18

If you keep tabs on the Ordo and Catholic calendar, you will note that this Saturday is the feast day of Saint Anselm of Canterbury, our very own Parish patron saint.Saint Anselm was a monk, a Benedictine, an Abbot and then an Archbishop. I guess you could say he ... Read More »

A Little Bit of Stress

Posted by Renee Molner on 4/05/18

The headlines that day were the usual collection of unusual stories… a fourth bombing in Austin, Texas; a driverless car hits and kills a pedestrian; tuberculosis running rampant in Venezuela; various lies, cheating and incompetence in high places. That was March 20, 2018, the International Day of Happiness. I ... Read More »

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