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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/17/19

Dear friends,

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 »

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/10/19

Dear Friends,

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 »

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/03/19

Dear Friends, 

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 »

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/26/19

Dear Friends, 

I begin by thanking you for expressing your support of me, especially over the last several weeks, but in the wider spectrum over the last several years as we deal with the sex abuse crisis and resulting scandal.  Your encouragement is a heartfelt gift in my life ... Read More »

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/19/19

Dear Friends,

The Children’s Agenda (TCA) is a local non-profit agency whose focus is to advocate for children’s issues and to help   us to keep our eyes on those issues. The month of October is dedicated to their work and so I thought I give them some   attention.  I ... Read More »

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/13/19

Dear Friends,

The Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teachings of our Church are a dominate factor in our Roman Catholic tradition.  They are at the very core of our faith, thus our daily ministry as Baptized people needs to reflect the Social Teachings.  Some believe the Catholic Social Teachings ... Read More »

September 8, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/04/19

Dear Friends,

A couple of months ago we implemented some safety measures for the parish and in particular for the church on Sunday mornings.  The most noticed measure is the request that everyone enters the church by the main front doors.  The second safety step is the implementation of ... Read More »

September 1, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/30/19

Dear Friends,

This weekend, we get back to our “more normal” routine of life as summer is ending and school begins.  Summer is always a great time to pull back, change the pace of our lives; and break from the routine that normally leads us through the course of ... Read More »

August 25, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/22/19

Dear Friends, 

Today I am sharing with you a joint news release from Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and Voice of the Faithful.  It addresses how these two groups believe we should and we can address confront clericalism.  I was at the June Assembly of the Association of U.S. ... Read More »

August 18, 2019

Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/14/19

Dear Friends,

Gun violence is obviously a Respect Life issue that touches all of us as individuals with families and friends.  Like other life, issues we must take a position as Catholics and let our position be heard.

The US Bishops have a long history raising gun violence as ... Read More »

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