January 2023 archive of Pastor's Notes

January 2023 archive of Pastor's Notes

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/24/23

 “In its declaration Gravissimum Educationis [Vatican II: Declaration on Christian Education, 1965] the Council offered a set of “fundamental principles” regarding Christian education, especially in schools. In the first place, education, as the formation of the human person, is a universal right: “All men of every race, condition and ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/20/23

“As persons created in the image of a good and loving God, we are called to have a profound reverence and respect for all living things and, indeed, for all of creation—both the visible and the invisible realities in our universe. All life is sacred, but especially all human ... Read More »

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/13/23

“The manger is the place where animals find their food. But now, lying in the manger, is He who called Himself the true bread come down from heaven, the true nourishment that we need in order to be fully ourselves. This is the food that gives us true life, ... Read More »

The Epiphany of the Lord

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/06/23

Like the new Olive Wood Nativity Crèche? I hope so. It was purchased on the recent Holy Land Pilgrimage that I and others from the parish went on in November. It was a little costly, but in addition to beautifying our Christmas season it will help support Palestinian Christians ... Read More »

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