background image

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Corner

Pastor's Letter for the July 7, 2019 bulletin

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Pastor’s Letter for the July 7, 2019 bulletin  

We were blessed with an exceptional weekend throughout this past final weekend of June. 

Thank you to all who attended the priesthood ordination for Fr. Nicholas Ginnetti on Friday, June 28th. I enjoyed seeing that at least a third of the ... Read More »

Sunday Readings Notes for the 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C, July 7th

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Sunday Readings Notes – 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C – July 7th

 

We often find that we enjoy having power and influence over at least some aspect of life. Jesus surprises us in next week’s Sunday Gospel about where the most profound power and effectiveness come ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the June 30, 2019 bulletin

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Pastor’s Letter for the June 30, 2019 bulletin

 

For the past two years we have been blessed to have a parochial vicar, Fr. Jonas, assigned here to Christ Our Light Parish. He begins his new assignment this week, July 1st, as the new pastor of two parishes in ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the June 23, 2019 bulletin

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Pastor’s Letter for the June 23, 2019 bulletin

 

June is one of my favorite months for many reasons. There is often a sense of optimism because there is still another whole month of summer vacation ahead in the month of July. And, it is a time for review ... Read More »

Sunday Readings Notes for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, June 30, 2019

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Sunday Readings Notes – 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C – June 30th

 

In next Sunday’s Mass readings we do not encounter the Good Samaritan! Instead we encounter the “unwelcoming Samaritans” and their lack of hospitality prompted the Apostles James and John to ask Jesus to call ... Read More »

Pastor’s Letter for the June 16, 2019 bulletin

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

 

This year’s Parish Rummage Sale Week seemed to be blessed in several ways. We had ideal temperatures and much lower humidity, which made being in the gym much more comfortable both earlier in the week for set up and during the rummage sale itself. Whoever was on that ... Read More »

Sunday Readings Notes for Corpus Christi Sunday, June 23, 2019

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Sunday Readings Notes for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Year C – June 23rd

 

Because there are different facets to the reality of Jesus’ presence with us through the Eucharist, it’s not surprising that each of the three years of the Sunday Mass readings cycle has a different ... Read More »

Sunday Readings Notes for Pentecost Sunday, June 9, 2019

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Sunday Readings Notes for Pentecost Sunday – June 9th

 

For most of the major feast days we celebrate in the Church for our Mass readings we often have several choices of readings we could draw upon. That is the case for next week’s celebration of the Feast of ... Read More »

Sunday Readings Notes for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, June 16, 2019

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

Sunday Readings Notes for the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity, Year C – June 16th

 

The teaching about the Trinity – that we believe in one God who is three divine persons – is based on revelation and experience. We see this teaching unfold throughout the Bible and ... Read More »

Pastor's Letter for the June 9, 2019 bulletin

Posted by Ms Therese Terrell

You may have read in the news this past week about Pope Francis approving a notable revision in the standard version of the Our Father prayer. Hopefully a couple thoughts on this can clarify what this was about.

 

At this point, note that this was regarding the prayer ... Read More »