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

Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

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 »

February 11, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/08/24

Dear Friends,

This our last weekend of Ordinary Time for a while. Lent begins this coming Wednesday. February 14th is Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day. They are one and the same date this year. For us, Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting as we begin these six weeks ... Read More »

February 4, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 2/01/24

Dear Friends,

A wonderful opportunity is before our parish communities and wider community as well! It begins this very weekend. For the 43rd year the Monsignor Schnacky Community Players are putting on a play which they call a melodrama. The title of this performance is “Lumberjacks and Weddingbelles.” It ... Read More »

January 28, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 1/25/24

Dear Friends,

“Speak Lord, for your servant is listening.”

I am still listening and wondering and have questions of why.

Last week I shared with you about Tre Barton lll who at seven years of age had died. Tre is the grandson of grammar school friends of mine who had ... Read More »

January 21, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 1/18/24

Dear Friends,

Last weekend I preached on our scriptures commenting on Samuel in the Temple and hearing the voice of God calling out to him. Finally, as Eli realizes it is God calling out to Samuel, he guides Samuel on how to respond when God calls out the next ... Read More »

January 14, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 1/11/24

Dear Friends,

I am still winding down with the celebrations of Christmas, Epiphany and the Baptism of the Lord!

It was a blessed holiday even as I worked hard to recover from my several weeks long virus. I appreciate everyone’s prayers, concern and some very, very delicious soups to ... Read More »

January 7, 2024

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 1/04/24

Dear Friends,

The Feast of the Epiphany has long been revered by myself and many of my friends of old. For decades, my New England friends and I would celebrate with a home mass at my friend’s Sally and Jerry. We planned an appropriate liturgy, had a friend play ... Read More »

December 31, 2023

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 12/28/23

Dear Friends,

I am excited to be alive and to be able to wish all of you a very Happy New Year!!! Emmanuel is among us and greatly blessed are we to embrace alongside our Lord new days of life!

I pray, you are still celebrating the twelve days ... Read More »


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