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

2024 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

2024 archive of Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

April 21. 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/18/24

Dear Friends,

This year the pastoral councils of St. Catherine of Siena and Transfiguration have been meeting the same evening in the same place. Meetings begin with both councils together for prayer and some reports/topics, followed by each council meeting separately for parish-specific items. The councils have approved a ... Read More »

April 14, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/11/24

Dear Friends,

We go forth in continuing our Easter celebrations and sung Alleluias!

I hope you are finding time in each of these Easter days leading us to Pentecost moments to claim the graces and joys of this sacred season. Christ is alive and very much in our midst ... Read More »

April 7, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 4/03/24

Dear Friends,

I’m praying that your first week of Easter has been continuing with many joys celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ!

My heart is so grateful to everyone who over the past several weeks came together to gift us with a prayerful and moving Lent to a glorious ... Read More »

March 31, 2024 Easter

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/27/24

Dear Friends,

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia to each and everyone of you as we gather this Easter Sunday!!! I am so blessed to be able to share this solemn day with you! 

Many of us have just shared a sacred week recalling the wonder of our faith and the graces ... Read More »

March 24, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/21/24

Dear Friends,

I was certainly blessed to have my good friend Father Simeon Gallagher with me for a whole week! For me, having Simeon here was a joy. I value our in person time when it can happen. To be able to catch up, share what has been happening, ... Read More »

March 17, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/14/24

Dear Friends,

Last weekend in my homily I stated that prayer, fasting and charity (almsgiving) gives us time to make room for the Lord in our lives. Clarity of practicing these charisms makes us ready to live in the light of God.

Throughout this season of Lent our sacred ... Read More »

March 10, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 3/07/24

Dear Friends,

We are in our pilgrimage this Fourth Sunday of Lent approaching alongside the Lord as He addresses Nicodemus.  I would like to quote a piece I read on this Gospel presented to us this day.

“Today’s well-known gospel is set in the darkness of night. Nicodemus, a ... Read More »

March 3, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/29/24

Dear Friends,

Our Catholic Ministries Appeal was introduced to us in the fall with the theme “Go Forth with Christ.”

Many of you have taken this theme to heart in your response to enable us to go forth with Christ supporting our Diocesan and parish ministries and needs.

Saint ... Read More »

February 25, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/22/24

Dear Friends,

As our “Not Your Typical Church Ladies” have mentioned in their podcasts for Lent, our readings this season can be difficult and challenging.

That is certainly true with our first reading this weekend from the book of Genesis. We read, after being called out by God and ... Read More »

February 18, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/15/24

Dear Friends,

We are in the beginning of the season of Lent. This past Ash Wednesday our Gospel of Matthew reminded me of Deacon Eric’s homily two weeks ago.

Deacon Eric spoke of the necessity of making “Tomb Time” in our daily lives. Like Jesus, we are invited to ... Read More »


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