2021 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/16/21
Dear Friends,I hope this message finds everyone well and having enjoyed a blessed week.The seasons move quickly as most of us know. We are praying that our young people may have a good year in grammar, middle and high schools. We keep our young adults in heart and spirit ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/09/21
Dear Friends,Many of you are probably like me remembering certain times we have been in places of everlasting memories.
I can remember November 22, 1963 being home ill from school and hearing Walter Cronkite breaking into our lives with the announcement about President John F. Kennedy.
I remember where ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/01/21
Dear Friends,Eric Matson, a parishioner of the Church of the Transfiguration has generously donated Hearing Loop Receivers to both of our parishes. Transfiguration has had theirs for some time and now Eric’s goodness has been added to Saint Catherine’s.Both our parishes have Hearing Loops. Those with hearing aids understand ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/26/21
Dear Friends,I’m prejudiced for a variety of reasons but I love the month of August! The days are flying by and I hate to see what is coming ahead with the “official end of summer”.Even though, I never had children of my own, I did not enjoy the thoughts ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/19/21
Dear Friends,I would like to begin this brief message by thanking everyone for your birthday acknowledgements to me. They were sincerely and gratefully welcomed and appreciated. I am blessed and so many of you reaffirm the gift of life I so appreciate.The times are what they are and we ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/12/21
Dear Friends,This weekend in our faith journey we celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Mother Mary. We have been taught that Mary was assumed into heaven upon her death. This is the belief of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodoxy, Church of the East and some Lutheran ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/06/21
I begin with a fabulous joy I was present to last weekend at Mass.
Joe Parravano from Saint Catherine of Siena’s daughter paid him a surprise visit. The faith community of SCS and I have been praying for Kathy for quite some time.
Look at ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/28/21
Dear Friends,I continue to thank the Lord for all of you wonderful people I have known, and all the wonderful new people I am meeting since becoming pastor of both Saint Catherine of Siena and the Church of the Transfiguration!Each year our Diocese of Rochester welcomes folks who do ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/22/21
Dear Friends,When possible, I enjoy including a picture or two or three or maybe four with my bulletin article.As I shared at Masses, the Vacation Bible School named “Wilderness Adventure” at the Church of the Transfiguration was wonderful. I’ve included a picture of just one of the fabulous stewards/volunteers ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/15/21
Dear Friends,Last week I spoke about intentional discipleship by embracing our baptism. Like the disciples of Jesus’s day, we too are called forth to go out and serve others. Every Mass ends with a commissioning of going forth in peace and love to serve the Lord.This past week at ... Read More »