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

Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

July 10, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/08/22

Dear Friends,We are now a little more than half way through 2022!

As our time marches forward I pray that we will have some wonderful summer days to replenish our spirits and to be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape we behold.

I think last weekend's Gospel and this ... Read More »

July 3, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/30/22

Dear Friends,Way before Covid, Saint Catherine of Siena received a Bible donated by parishioners, Laureen and Joe Sortino. At the time the Bible was 156 years old. Welcoming the gift, it was decided to create a place of honor for it. Bob Gruber, our very gifted, creative and talented ... Read More »

June 26, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/24/22

Dear Friends,On June 29, 2021, I officially became the Pastor of both Saint Catherine of Siena and the Church of the Transfiguration.When Bishop Matano called to tell me of this appointment I was very humbled, honored, thrilled and excited. This new role was something I was not going to ... Read More »

June 19, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/16/22

Dear Friends,June brings before us many moments of celebration!I presided at our first of eleven weddings this year on June 4th! Emily and Austin proclaimed their vows and commitment with much joy, faith and enthusiasm! It was a beautiful and sacred occasion.I've been honored to attend High School graduation ... Read More »

June 12, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/09/22

Dear Friends,I am very grateful to both Saint Catherine of Siena and the Church of the Transfiguration Parish Pastoral Councils who have welcomed me and worked alongside me this past year! What a wonderful group of stewards who make being “church” a blessing! First and foremost, I sincerely thank ... Read More »

June 5, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/02/22

Dear Friends,Every time I look at the pictures of these 31 innocent souls, tears come from my soul, heart andeyes. How many more times must we face such killing of innocent souls? From Sandy Hook, amovie theater in Colorado, Tops “Friendly” Market, Robb Elementary School and so many otherplaces ... Read More »

May 29, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/26/22

Dear Friends,I begin on a sad note. Our dear friend, parishioner and Chair of Saint Catherine of Siena’s Parish Pastoral Council died last Saturday night. Phil Dattilo was a great steward and active member of Saint Catherine’s. His smile greeted and welcomed hundreds of people asthey arrived for mass. ... Read More »

May 22, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/19/22

Dear Friends,Who doesn’t like good news?The other day Meg Kastner shared some really good, wonderful and blessed news!!!It starts with Mark Kastner’s father, Meg’s father-in-law, Lawrence Kastner.Larry passed “on his own terms” April 22 at the age of 94.Before he died, I had the honor and privilege to visit ... Read More »

May 15, 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/12/22

Dear Friends,I hope and pray you enjoyed the past week. My life had much to be grateful for with First Communion celebrations at Saint Catherine's, being with dear friends on Mother's Day and gathering at Sacred Heart Cathedral for the Confirmation of our young people from both faith communities! ... Read More »

May 8. 2022

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 5/05/22

Dear Friends,May brings us together to celebrate the life and love of the Lord. This wonderful gift we have all received blesses us in so many ways.First of all, I think of our Blessed Mother. May has been a month where many pray different devotions in honor of Mary. ... Read More »


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