September 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk
Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 9/27/18
It is Autumn, the back-to-school season and season of political theater. And just like show biz, it seems every year the political empresarios strive to outdo last year’s performances.
And so we are being presented with the spectacle of the Senate confirmation process for Judge Kavanaugh for the Supreme ... Read More »
Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 9/21/18
Today is Stewardship Sunday. What identifies a steward? According to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Safeguarding material and human resources and using them responsibly is one characteristic; so is generous giving of time, talent, and treasure. But being a Christian steward means more. As Christian stewards, we receive ... Read More »
Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 9/14/18
The Lord gives; the Lord takes; the Lord gives again.
By now you’ve probably heard that I am moving and that you will be getting a brand new pastor. We can’t tell you yet who the new pastor is because he needs to be confirmed by the Senate. Just ... Read More »
Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 9/07/18
This week we will see 9/11/2018. It’s been 17 long years since 9/11/01, the day the world changed in so many ways.Imagine if today there were a tightly contested presidential election, where one of the candidates declined to pursue through the courts a cogent claim to victory, for the ... Read More »