August 2022 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message
August 28, 2022
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 »
August 21, 2022
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 »
August 14, 2022
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 »
August 7, 2022
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 »