The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/06/17
One of the many outreach ministries Transfiguration parishioners is RAIHN (Rochester Area Interfaith Housing Network). RAIHN is a group of 45 community groups, primarily religious congregations which provide housing to homeless families. The housing is providing on a rotating weekly basis by 13 host congregations, supported by ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/29/17
Happy Fourth of July, please do enjoy the celebration of our freedom as Americans!
We are blessed to live in a land that affords such freedom and opportunity, and that is protected by such brave men and women. These famous quotes on patriotism celebrate our nation and ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/22/17
As many of you know I am a closet Benedictine and enjoy their approach to spirituality and prayer. I also am fascinated by the Franciscan’s approach which is inspired by St. Francis. Fr. Richard Rohr, a Franciscan, publishes a daily email meditation from the Center for Action ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/16/17
Today we celebrate The Feast of Corpus Christi, Latin for The Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. This feast dates back to 1267 and was established in order to focus our attention on the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Bishop Salvatore Matano has ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/09/17
As we wind down the program year and enter the summer season we have some routine changes. At the same time, we have some challenges ahead of us which, as a parish, we need to address in the near future.
First, I say thank you to the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/01/17
It is my pleasure to extend CONGRATULATIONS to our recent college graduates and about to graduate high school seniors; you are in prayer as you turn to the next chapter of your life. As you move to the next chapter I share this quote from Nelson Mandela ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/25/17
Memorial Day is a solemn time to remember the sacrifice of our military men and women and reflect upon our obligation to those who do and have served our country.
A “Soldiers Battle” is defined as a hand to hand encounter between opposing soldiers with little or ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/18/17
Parish Pastoral Council, what do they do? Here is what one former Moderator/Chairperson of the Pastoral Council said about the Council.
“We are a group of parishioners who offer our collective time and insights to Father Mike, the staff and the community of Transfiguration. During my time ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/11/17
We celebrate Mother’s Day today and as I reflect back on how my four brothers and I tried to make it a special day for mom several memories come to mind. Most often it was a special meal, prepared by dad and “the boys” usually at our ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/04/17
During Easter Season it is my privilege to turn my space over a visiting writer, Pope Francis and his message on the World Day of Prayer for Vocation. Please enjoy this spring week.
Let us continue to pray for peace and for the end of terrorism ... Read More »