Lord, how good it is for us to be here -- Matthew 17

2022 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

2022 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/20/22

Hello wonderful friends,There are so many wonderful things going on at the parishes of St. Catherine and Transfiguration. Faith Formation and Youth Ministry has kicked off the formation year, Sacrament Prep has begun and our Adult Ed sessions with 19th Annotation, Just Faith, Bible Study, Dr. Joe Kelly, Sr. ... Read More »

October 16, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/13/22

Dear Friends,

My dad, who loved his profession, was a Funeral Director. He was a very well respected professional and was called upon from many different funeral homes over the years of his vocation.

I grew up with a great respect for caring for those who mourn their beloved ... Read More »

October 9, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/05/22

Dear Friends, The restaurant Mendon 64 offers besides wonderful food the opportunity for artists to display their work throughout the dining room and bar. Each month a different artist is featured with a casual opening. Another opportunity Mendon 64 offers is for authors to have a book signing and ... Read More »

October 2, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/29/22

Dear Friends,This Sunday we will celebrate Saint Francis’s love for all creation and particularly animals. After our 10:45 AM mass at St. Catherine’s . we will have a special blessing for our pets. With that invitation last weekend, we asked all to bring a picture of your pet to ... Read More »

September 25, 2022

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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September 18, 2022

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 »

September 11, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/09/22

Dear Friends,

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 »

September 4, 2022

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 »

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

Dear Friends,

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 »


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