2023 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/04/23
On Saturday, April 29th, I was blessed to preside at my first wedding of the year! It happened at Saint Catherine of Siena Church and it just happened to be the feast day of St. Catherine of Siena. Rachel Segrue married Sean Lewis, the bride and groom ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/28/23
I continue to offer my Alleluias to all of you in this Easter Season! Our Sacred texts have had us reflecting and celebrating Resurrection! Jesus is alive! From our Easter weekend we heard from Matthew about Mary Magdalene and the great earthquake, with an angel announcing Jesus ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/19/23
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Praying your Easter Alleluias and blessings are continuing to enrich your “Becoming…Forever Changed!” Have you noticed, depending on the Deacon and where they are part of worship, there may be singing or no singing of the Alleluia at the end of mass this Easter ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/13/23
I offer continuing Alleluias and Joyful Blessings to all of you as we go forth in these days of Easter glory!!!
I pray your Holy Week and Easter day offered you the many blessings Jesus, our Risen Brother, has desired foreach and everyone of us. We are ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/06/23
Happy Easter to everyone!!!
I have to admit, I am writing this article because of holiday deadlines but I am really feeling some Alleluias even though today is March 30th!
As so many of you know, and you know me, I’m one who is pretty out there before everyone. ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/30/23
For several weeks, since our Ash Wednesday, we have been focused on “BECOME…FORVER CHANGED” in our journey towards Easter. What we have experienced so far has been both personal & shared as a faith community. My prayers have been that each of us in some way has ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/24/23
This weekend’s Gospel is very poignant for me as I believe it is for all of us. As you know, our faith communities and myself personally have been part of many funerals since the beginning of 2023.
This past week I was in Beverly, Massachusetts to preside ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/16/23
Seems like Deja Vous with another weekend taste of winter! My skiing and snow mobile friends are finally happy! With Spring soon to “arrive”, it has been enjoyable to see tulip, crocus and daffodil leaves starting to poke through the soil! Little things that bring us great pleasure.
Our Fourth Week of Lent continues to invite us “BECOME… FOREVER CHANGED.” This week John invites us to reflect on the man born blind. He indeed became someone forever changed but not without some strife. His own parents were weak in acknowledging and supporting their son when questioned by their community because of fear. Nonetheless, the man who had his sight restored persevered in what he experienced and received from ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/09/23
So Mother Nature gitfed us with another taste of winter this past Friday/Saturday! No matter what some may think, the landscape of our “world” looked beautiful with all the snow covering the trees. Ironically, friends from Melbourne, Australia called on that Friday sharing they were in the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/02/23
Introduced on Ash Wednesday, our parish theme, “BECOME… FOREVER CHANGED” challenged us to reflect on our prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Hopefully, still in the early moments of this sacred time, we are exploring ourselves and the spiritual journey we may choose that will draw us deeper in ... Read More »