Our Parish Programs Archives: From the Pastor Desk

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The events of early August in Ferguson shocked us all. What exactly shocked you depended on who you are, where you live, what if any connection you have to Ferguson, what socio-political category you fit into. But I think everyone … Continue reading

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Stewardship is . . .

I try to be a positive person, but the bad news keeps slapping me in the face. I think I’ve written before about the fact that the only news the media really presents us with is bad news. But these … Continue reading

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God is Love

Thomas a Kempis wrote: Man proposes, God disposes. This morning, the day I am writing this, I wondered what I should write about this week. What does the Lord want me to say? On the one hand, there are a … Continue reading

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Change

In my former life in the hotel business, when there was a change in management assignments about to happen, I would come into the office singing Come gather round people wherever you roam… for the times they are a changing. … Continue reading

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What Do You Think?

Those of you my age may remember Sherman, Mr. Peabody and the Wayback Machine. This week I want to look way back to the news of July 11. It wasn’t big news, just an interesting, amusing filler story in the … Continue reading

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What Would HE Have Us Do?

One of the most impressive things I saw in Germany this summer is the Kaiser Wilhelm Church Memorial. It is not a church anymore; it is the bombed out remains of a once glorious imperial era Gothic high-Lutheran church. The … Continue reading

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What is Truth?

Just a few feet away from the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin is the Reichstag Building. It is one of the few buildings left in Berlin that is connected to the history of the Nazi era. Most of Berlin was destroyed … Continue reading

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Choices

On so many of my vacations, the only time I watch TV, the news is dominated by one major story. I was treated to several big stories this time, but the first week or so was filled with the ongoing … Continue reading

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A Job Well Done . . .

Now we have arrived at the month where here in the mid-west summer definitely winds down. Schools begin in mid-August. Back east, schools used to begin after Labor Day, and many still do. You pack away your white duds then … Continue reading

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Music to My Ears . . .

By the time you read this, it will be all over… the World Cup, that is. Although St. Louis is definitely a baseball town, it is for the U.S. definitely a fútbol, a fußball, a soccer town. So I know … Continue reading

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