2016 archive of The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/20/16
I will continue to encourage you to be prepared for the first Tuesday in November until I am blue in the face. I know it is not easy this year, but we have to be prepared to vote our conscience. As you know November 8th is Election ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/13/16
During this contentious election season it's good to remind ourselves of the human faces behind the issues. I believe we can all agree that no presidential candidate is absolutely ideal. Therefore we need to do lots of praying and discerning relative to who we decide to vote ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/06/16
As you may know Catholic Family Center (CFC) is the lead agency for the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative (RMAPI). The CFC members have their work cut out for them, especially taking into consideration some of the updated poverty statistics listed below.
It's even more critical the community get ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/29/16
Dear Friends,Recently you should have received a letter asking for your support of this year’s Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA). As in the past, each of you have been asked to join together in the spirit of stewardship by making a financial commitment to the Church of Rochester. Your gifts ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/22/16
Dear Friends,A couple of weeks ago I asked you to do a review of your individual mental, physical and spiritual health; and do the same with your family. I also addressed the health of our parish. Today I address one more important element of our lives as individuals, families ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/15/16
Dear Friends,Many of you asked for a copy of my homily from last weekend, which I am glad to share. It primarily addresses the Treasure portion of Stewardship. In reading it hopefully you will come to a better understand of the financial challenges we have before us as the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/08/16
What a wonderful summer it has been and we have much to be thankful for as we move in the direction of fall. Thank you God for the time we have had at a little slower pace and hopefully enjoy family and friends in a variety of settings.
Now it is ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/01/16
Dear Friends,Happy Labor Day weekend! As we honor and support workers this weekend I share with you a brief reflection from the U.S. Catholic Bishops.
“For many of us, Labor Day provides a much-needed break from the rigors of our busy work weeks. But as we gather with friends ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/25/16
On different occasions I have had the opportunity to address new pastors and Pastoral Administrators from various diocese of New York State. The challenge given was to give them advice in the practical and pastoral areas of parish lead-ership or ‘pastoring’. On these occasions I share some ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/19/16
What, then, are we called to do? The bigger picture of stewardship, what is it? Many of us have blinders on when we think about stewardship. We limit our vision to just the financial implications of the word, it is much more than that, to truly have a ... Read More »