Monthly Archives: August 2013

Week of September 1, 2013

Today’s Gospel and first reading from Sirach have an obvious theme – humility. Patricia Sanchez speaks about that theme of humility in her reflection in Celebration. Below are some excerpts from her reflection. “Humility” is derived from the Latin word humus or earth; the humble person has his or her feet on the ground. Level-headed […]

Week of August 25, 2013

There are a few things that have been in the bulletin lately that I would like to bring to your attention. One is the Ignatian prayer experience (Walking with Christ) that is being offered here at Holy Spirit. Last year we had Fr. Steve come out from the Ignatian Spirituality Center to give a Saturday […]

Week of August 18, 2013

I received the following letter from Christian Foundation for Children and Aging. On behalf of Christian Foundation for Children and Aging (CFCA) thank you very much for welcoming Rev. Joseph Uecker C.PP.S. Our hearts are full of gratitude for the generosity you and your parishioners have shown to the children, youth and aging in CFCA’s […]

Week of August 11, 2013

For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be (Luke 12:34) Once upon a time someone sent me this story entitled Red Marbles. I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes. I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily appraising a basket of freshly […]