The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/22/16
Dear Friends,A couple of weeks ago I asked you to do a review of your individual mental, physical and spiritual health; and do the same with your family. I also addressed the health of our parish. Today I address one more important element of our lives as individuals, families ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/15/16
Dear Friends,Many of you asked for a copy of my homily from last weekend, which I am glad to share. It primarily addresses the Treasure portion of Stewardship. In reading it hopefully you will come to a better understand of the financial challenges we have before us as the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/08/16
What a wonderful summer it has been and we have much to be thankful for as we move in the direction of fall. Thank you God for the time we have had at a little slower pace and hopefully enjoy family and friends in a variety of settings.
Now it is ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/01/16
Dear Friends,Happy Labor Day weekend! As we honor and support workers this weekend I share with you a brief reflection from the U.S. Catholic Bishops.
“For many of us, Labor Day provides a much-needed break from the rigors of our busy work weeks. But as we gather with friends ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/25/16
On different occasions I have had the opportunity to address new pastors and Pastoral Administrators from various diocese of New York State. The challenge given was to give them advice in the practical and pastoral areas of parish lead-ership or ‘pastoring’. On these occasions I share some ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/19/16
What, then, are we called to do? The bigger picture of stewardship, what is it? Many of us have blinders on when we think about stewardship. We limit our vision to just the financial implications of the word, it is much more than that, to truly have a ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/11/16
Dear Friends,Has anyone noticed that we’re in a presidential election year? It would be hard to miss!
Our Faithful Citizenship is of ultimate importance to our Church and our Country. As promised a couple weeks ago, in this column, I over the next couple months share with you articles and ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/04/16
Violence and particularly gun violence has certainly been right in our face recently, so I offer you these reflections for your consideration.
The first morning I was in Colorado Springs, I woke up to news of the terrible event in Dallas, "not another one" I said to myself, only ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/28/16
Dear friends,As we prepare for the elections this November I will share with you some thoughts from a United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Today my reflections are from a document entitled "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” which is part of their larger document entitled "Call to Political Responsibility" which was originally issued ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/13/16
It pleases me to share with you that Victoria (Vicky) Rippel has accepted the position of Associate Director of Formation (Coordinator of Children's and Sacramental Formation).
Anne Gallagher, our Director of Formation/Pastoral Associate for Youth, and I interviewed her; we were impressed with her personality and background; not to mention she grew ... Read More »