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

Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

Fr. Rob's Weekly Message

December 12, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 12/09/21

Dear Friends,“Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall it again: rejoice!”These words come from this weekends second reading of Philippians chapter 4.Perfect words for this third weekend of our Advent which is traditionally known as Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete means to us rejoice! Our Advent is drawing us closer to ... Read More »

December 5, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 12/02/21

Dear Friends,Our second reading on this Second Sunday of Advent comes from Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11. I love this reading as it is full of "Hope, Peace, Joy and Love"! Its proclamation certainly encourages us with "Hope & Anticipation, to go Forward in Faith"!What blessings to realize "that the one ... Read More »

November 28, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/26/21

Dear Friends,I'm hoping and praying you had a blessed Thanksgiving.This very weekend we begin our new liturgical year. Advent has arrived and these four brief weeks will pass by all too quickly.Our faith communities know that as we cluster together we are two separate parishes with one pastor. That ... Read More »

November 21, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/18/21

Dear Friends,This coming Thursday will be our Thanksgiving Day! Last year we were in shutdown with the pandemic and this year we are freer to move about. Still, in our gratitude we want to be wise in our movements for our health and everyone else’s.We will have two liturgies ... Read More »

November 14, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/11/21

Dear Friends,This past Tuesday stewards from Saint Catherine of Siena came together to do fall cleaning up on the parish campus.It started out in briskness, sunshine and then as we were ending some graupel came out briefly! Tis the season!Thank you to Binnie Duval, Bob Goldbach, Kathy Goldbach, Steve ... Read More »

November 7, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/04/21

Dear Friends,This coming week I will be joyfully celebrating my 38th Anniversary of being ordained to the Priesthood!It seems almost like yesterday on the evening of November 11th that family, friends, and faith communities gathered around me as Bishop Matthew Clark presided at the Ordination.My theme was chosen from ... Read More »

October 31, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/28/21

Dear Friends,Last Tuesday we had a splendid turnout for the discussion about refugees arriving to the United States from Afghanistan. Our local community is welcoming them here.Almost 100 folks listened to the presentations given by Lisa Hoyt, Director of Refugee & Immigration Services at Catholic Family Center, Lauren Frye, ... Read More »

October 24, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/21/21

Dear Friends,On October 23, 1954 Elizabeth Jane Beebe married Paul Cornelius Bourcy at the church of Saint Monica’s on Genesee Street in Rochester, New York. They happen to be my parents.This weekend, on the same date as the anniversary of my parent’s marriage, sixty seven years later, Elisabeth Clancy ... Read More »

October 17, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/14/21

Dear Friends,Well, I am back after participating in the 125th Boston Marathon! Yep, I crossed the finish line once again!The day move from the traditional Patriots Day (the third Monday of April) to this past Monday was due to Coronavirus.Enthusiasm was exuberant as always from the crowds attending and ... Read More »

October 10, 2021

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/07/21

Dear Friends,I’m overwhelmed in a good way just thinking how my life is blessed and moving along at such a quick pace.You may be feeling the same momentum as myself.Last week Father Mike Bausch resurrected from some well deserved retirement time away. He and I will be alternating our ... Read More »

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