March 2022 archive of Pastor's Notes
Posted by Maria Franxman on 3/25/22
Lætare Jerusalem: et conventum facite omnes qui diligitis eam: gaudete cum lætitia, qui in tristitia fuistis: ut exsultetis, et satiemini ab uberibus consolationis vestræ. Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her. Be joyful, all who were in mourning; exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast.
No matter ... Read More »
Posted by Maria Franxman on 3/18/22
“Whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst; the water I shall give will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:14)
On Good Friday, we will hear once again from the Gospel of John how “immediately blood and water ... Read More »
Posted by Maria Franxman on 3/10/22
“While He was praying, His face changed in appearance and His clothing became dazzling white” (Lk 9:29)
Jesus climbs the mountain and enters into prayer. There, He is transfigured. Prayer has a way of doing that. And not just if you’re the Son of God! As sons and daughters ... Read More »
Posted by Maria Franxman on 3/04/22
Lent is Here! “Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil.” (Lk 4:1-2).
The Ash Cross has now been washed or rubbed off from a few days ago. We have begun our Forty Days of Lent. We hear in ... Read More »