This Week Letter – September 15, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk Last Sunday, we heard what Christ expected of His disciples, among whom we count ourselves by reason of our reception of the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation.  Today’s readings remind us that Christ’s gift to us is His Church through which He continues His mission of forgiveness and reconciliation. No doubt,.. read more →

This Week Letter – September 8, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   Today’s Gospel establishes the status of a Disciple of Christ.  It tells us that by choosing Jesus in our lives, He becomes our greatest treasure, closer to us even than our own family. To be a Disciple of Christ means that we place Him first in our lives and, like.. read more →

This Week Letter – September 1, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   During a flight from Johannesburg, an elegant lady who was aboard the aircraft called the flight attendant and complained loudly in front of all the other passengers that she did not like the poor man occupying the seat next to her.  The attendant replied that the plane was filled and.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 25, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk   In today’s Gospel, in response to the question “Who will be saved?”, Jesus answers, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate.”  The narrow gate is the consistent practice of our Faith throughout our lives according to the Ten Commandments and particularly the Commands to love God and neighbor.   The.. read more →

This Week Letter – August 18, 2019

From the Pastor’s Desk Today’s readings affirm that a person’s life flows under the sign of the cross and is marked with the knowledge of sacrifice and suffering. We find in the first reading an example in Jeremiah, a true prophet, who always foretold only what God made known to him and not what the.. read more →