Pastor’s Points: November 26, 2017

Pastor’s Points: November 26, 2017

We celebrate the beginning of a secular calendar year with parties, champagne, fireworks and hugs and kisses for our dearest loved ones, but we don’t’ even have an awareness of the beginning of the liturgical year, the Church’s calendar that moves through the secular...
Pastor’s Points: November 12, 2017

Pastor’s Points: November 12, 2017

As the liturgical year in the Church ends it’s fitting that we also celebrate our secular observance of Thanksgiving during these final weeks of Ordinary Time. We have much to be thankful for even amidst the terrorism, violence and moral degradation that we are...
Pastor’s Points: October 22, 2017

Pastor’s Points: October 22, 2017

Ask yourself this question: “In your spiritual life are you driving or drifting down the ever-moving stream of life?”  Are you content to be a ‘minimalist’ and do the bare minimum of what is required to be a solid, practicing Catholic Christian, going to Mass weekly,...
Pastor’s Points: October 8, 2017

Pastor’s Points: October 8, 2017

If you knew about a bank that had an account in it for you that received a daily deposit of $86,400, but the deposit came with some conditions: 1) that at the end of each 24-hour period the account would zero out and any funds in the account would be gone, and, 2)...
Pastor’s Points: September 24, 2017

Pastor’s Points: September 24, 2017

A strong family unit is essential to maintaining the overall social health of any society. So too, a strong family unit is essential to maintaining the overall health of our Church. “Church” has many dimensions and I want to focus on the parish dimension and how our...