The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 12/06/19
We look forward to Advent as the season that we should be waiting with great hopefulness for the Savior; it is time of preparation for the Christmas season. As we watch and wait with hearts filled with hope for the coming of Jesus, we ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/29/19
I thought I would share some reflections on Advent, taking into consideration the season begins today, so I start with a definition of Advent. The word “advent” (the arrival of an important person or thing) is from the Latin “adventus” which means “coming.” For Catholics, Advent is ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/22/19
Thanksgiving week is one of the most peaceful weeks of the year for me! I find Thanksgiving to be kind of a mini retreat; not that I need another one having just been on my annual retreat in October at the Mount Irenaeus in Friendship. This week ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/15/19
Tell me what is one of Transfiguration’s Gems (ministries) hidden in Plain Sight? And the answer is The Empty Nesters!
The Empty Nesters has been a parish based ministry for over 27 years, it is self-run by the members and it is open to anyone who is ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 11/07/19
I urge you and ask you to share this article with someone you believe needs to hear this invitation from our parish and me, thanks!
Once again, today we gather around our Eucharistic, unfortunately, there are a number of our sisters and brothers absent from our celebration. ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/31/19
This hopeful headline is what I woke up to last Sunday. “Amazon synod calls for married priests, pope to reopen women deacons’ commission.” This was the headline in National Catholic Reporters’ daily online edition. The NCR went on to report: The Vatican gathering of Catholic bishops from ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/24/19
The month of October is traditionally a time to call our attention to vocations in our Church. Of course, when we say “vocations in our Church” many people will automatically think priesthood, but as well exampled here at Transfiguration a Church’s vocation are much more than priesthood. ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/17/19
It is Monday evening, October 14, and for the last nine days I have been with two different religious orders. For five days I was with the Franciscan Friars at Mount Irenaeus in Friendship, NY and for the last four days I have been with the Benedictine ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/10/19
Thomas "Tip" O'Neill, the longtime Speaker of the House in the U.S. Congress—once declared, "All politics is local." He was explaining how the problems and concerns of towns and cities around the country affect the actions of their representatives and senators in Washington, D.C.
This year Tip ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/03/19
I will be away from the parish from early Monday until next Tuesday afternoon. The first five days I will be on retreat at Mount Irenaeus, just outside Friendship. The Mount is a retreat house run by the Franciscans from St. Bonaventure and its primary ministry is ... Read More »