Monthly Archives: August 2015

Week of August 30, 2015

There is a story about a master who one day put the following question to some of his disciples: “What is the thing that one should avoid most in life?” “An evil eye,” said the first. “A treacherous friend,” said the second. “A bad neighbor,” said the third. “A bad heart,” said the fourth. The […]

Week of August 23, 2015

There were requests from some people for a copy of the Prayer of Belonging we did last week before mass. This prayer was the result of the work our Pastoral Council did this past year. Prayer of Belonging Loving God, we come to you as a community that seeks to be a place where people […]

Week of August 16, 2015

We had a very good turnout for our Summer Gatherings this year. People were very appreciative of Fr. Paul Turner’s presentation on the mass. It came at a good time as we continue the readings from the Gospel of John on Jesus’ Bread of Life discourse. Fr. Turner reminded us that when we come to […]

Week of August 9, 2015

In today’s Gospel, Jesus’ statement “I am the living bread that came down from heaven” and his references to “my Father” drew the contempt of the crowd. They thought Jesus was overreaching in calling God “my Father.” They knew his parents and knew that he had come from Nazareth, not heaven! They are unwilling to […]