The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/05/18
Dear Friends, Happy Easter!
There are many beautiful and inspirational moments during Holy Week services which I am deeply grateful for as part of my journey through the Easter Triduum. Today I would like to mention one, not to lift it above the rest, but rather to share a ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/29/18
Dear Friends, Happy Easter!! May the glory of the Easter message be with you!!
There are two ways of muting the Easter message. First is simply to deny it. The story of Jesus becomes the tale of a good man savagely put to death by Rome and a small ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/22/18
Dear Friends, The Pleasure of Your Presence is requested at all Holy Weeks services!
Holy Week begins today with Palm or Passion Sunday; the day we celebrate Christ’s triumphant entrance into Jerusalem to accomplish his paschal mystery. On Monday our local diocesan church celebrates the Chrism Mass at Sacred ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/16/18
Next Sunday we begin Holy Week, the remembrance of Christ’s passion, with the celebration of Palm Sunday, the day we celebrate Christ’s entrance into Jerusalem to accomplish the paschal mystery. Throughout the week the passion of the Lord should dominate these solemn days. We should be constantly ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/08/18
In preparation for our Diocesan Day of Penance, this coming Wednesday from 12:00 to 4:00 PM and 4:30 to 7:00 PM, I offer some reflections on Examining Your Conscience. The Day of Penance is scheduled to give an opportunity for every Catholic to celebrate individual confession.
Before ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/01/18
How to Prepare for Confession/Reconciliation is the topic this weekend as we prepare for our Diocesan Day of Penance. In the past I have given a general overview of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. I addressed the theology and history of the Sacrament and this week: a few ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/22/18
Lent is moving along, how are you doing with Being Compassionate, as our Lenten them calls us to? I am truly blessed by the number of people who are coming to daily Mass during Lent. As I pray about our belief in the real presence of Christ ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/15/18
First, I thank everyone who participated in the Input Sessions that were held over the last several weeks. The Communication Committee is now hard at work sifting through all the input they received as they begin to develop a long-term plan for our parish as we look ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/08/18
Our annual Lenten journey begins this week with Ash Wednesday, the day we begin our climb to the holy mountain of Easter. The Lenten season has two primary purposes; it is a time to prepare both catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery during the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/01/18
While I am away of vacation so I thought I would address some basics of the moral and Catholic Social Teachings of our Church; being done response to suggestions made during the on-line Parish Assessment. These teachings are presently hanging in banner form in our worship space. ... Read More »