December 2020 archive of Pastor's Notes

December 2020 archive of Pastor's Notes

Epiphany of the Lord

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 12/29/20

Epiphany comes from the word meaning ‘to reveal.’ It might be worth thinking about what is revealed in our readings and solemnity this weekend. Certainly, Magi (or kings) from the east arrived in Jerusalem seeking the newborn ‘King of the Jews”, a very Gentile title, proclaimed by Gentile ... Read More »

Christmas & Feast of the Holy Family

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 12/23/20

Behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it is through the holy Spirit that this child has been conceived in her. She will bear ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Advent

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 12/18/20

He was not the light,but came to testify to the light.(John 1:8)

Monday, Dec 21 is the Winter Solstice – the darkest day of the year where night will be 14.5 hours. We are in the midst of the darkness. Precisely now is when nature itself is telling us ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Advent

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 12/11/20

About the only advantage of not greeting people after Masses (which I too greatly miss) is I won’t have to be told how pretty my “Pink” vestment is this weekend. No matter how many times I have insisted it is “Rose”, I don’t get anywhere. The Church officially calls ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Advent

Posted by Kelli Reutman on 12/03/20

Haiti Homes for Christmas Challenge:

As I talked about last week, I would love to see members of Holy Family to provide a new home for Christmas for a family in need in Haiti in cooperation with Cross Catholic International. To do so, we would need to raise $8,580. ... Read More »

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