2022 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/22/22
Dear Friends,Our farewell to the season of summer was met Thursday with our Autumnal Equinox.As autumn days are before us I wanted to share a prayer that I came across and thought you might like to make it one of your own. I am not sure of its author.
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Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/15/22
Dear Friends,I am pleased to announce that the role of Secretary at Saint Catherine of Siena has been filled. Please join me in welcoming Tiffany Wagner who will join us officially on Monday September 19th. I am confident that Tiffany will bring her skills and blessings before our community ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/09/22
For those of us old enough to remember, we all know where we were 21 years ago this Sunday, September 11, 2001 (9-11). I had just finished morning mass and went into the kitchen and turned on the TODAY show. Little did I expect to see what ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/01/22
Dear Friends,ALREADY!!! Labor Day Weekend is here!For me, all too quickly, this weekend has come upon us, but I hold to the season that summer is not quite over yet! September 5th is Labor Day! Even though many see this as the “unofficial” end of summer, it brings the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/25/22
Dear Friends,I am so enjoying the folks who are embracing stewardship in all our wonderful ministries at both Saint Catherine of Siena and the Church of the Transfiguration.We have been moving forward from the past two years of serious hiccups. Our faith communities have been welcoming to not only ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/18/22
A few people attending our weekend masses have inquired about our remembering Saint Catherine of Siena, Saint Lawrence and Saint Maria Goretti in the Eucharistic prayer. It has been particularly noticed since our faith communities have clustered. Both FatherMike and I include these saints when presiding at mass.
Parishes often have what is referred to as "relics" that pertain to the Saint(s) their parish is named after. Relics are divided into three classifications. A first class relic is a body part of a saint, such as bone, blood, or flesh. Second class relics are possessions that a saint owned, and third class relics are objects that have been touched to a first or second class relic or the saint has touched him or ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/11/22
Dear Friends,I have been told that at 5:31 PM, on August 12, 1955, I was born into the world.
My parents were Betsy and Paul. I am very happy that they chose to bring me into the world. Being the first born, they certainly had some time to practice ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/04/22
This very Saturday we acknowledge The Transfiguration of the Lord! During our Advent Season we often hear words calling us to beawake and prepared for the coming of the Lord.
“Be attentive!” are words our Byzantine Catholic sisters and brothers hear during the Liturgy of the Word ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/28/22
Dear Friends, How many times have I heard someone say “Sooner or later everyone will get it”. “It” being Covid. I was determined to be responsible and do my best to keep myself safe and healthy so that I could do my ministry and be available to serve. “The best ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/22/22
Fr. Rob's guest blogger this week is Karen Luke, the Pastoral Associate for Faith Formation at St. Catherine's!
The other day I was walking behind a mom and her 2-year-old son in a parking lot. It wasn’t a busy parking lot, and he just stopped and sat down ... Read More »