Monthly Archives: November 2018

Week of December 2, 2018

Today we begin the season of Advent.  The focus today is on looking to the future coming of Christ at the end of time or at our death and being prepared for that.  Then the focus moves to preparing for that end by opening ourselves to the coming of Christ right now.  Christ comes into […]

Week of November 25, 2018

This article for the bulletin needed to be written on Friday, November 16th.  By now the bishops have returned to their dioceses.  I am still deeply disappointed that the Vatican told the bishops to not take a vote on any changes to respond to nthe sexual abuse crisis in our Church.  There are a couple […]

Week of November 18, 2018

There are a couple of things coming up soon in the parish that I want to call your attention to. Tuesday, November 20th, we will have our mass of Thanksgiving at 7:00 p.m.  It is good to come together to give thanks to God for the many ways we are blessed.  One of the ways […]

Week of November 11, 2018

This week the United States Catholic bishops have their annual meeting in Baltimore Nov. 12-14.  Recently there was an interview with Chicago Cardinal Blasé Cupich in the National Catholic Reporter about issues the bishops will need to address regarding the sex abuse scandals.  Below are some quotes from the article. Individual Catholic bishops across the […]