2017 archive of The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/19/17
For Respect Life Month this October, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Conference chose the theme “Be Not Afraid”, a very timely reminder in these days of so much violence and war. You can read all of the short essays for this month at www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities: How ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/13/17
Over the years I have chosen not to use homily time to preach about the importance of the Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA); I would rather communicate the importance through the written word. This important appeal from the Bishop’s office is the major funding source for the many ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 10/05/17
Over the last 69 years I have seen many beautiful images of Mary, Our Blessed Mother. I clearly remember the very plain ivory statue at my parish in Batavia, St. Mary’s. In recent years I have sat in front of our beautiful wood carved statue in our ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/28/17
Dear Friends, Ministry Fair, Where Do You Fit?
Next weekend, in the Parish Life Center, you will will have the opportunity to explore more than 90 ministries that have become the fabric of Transfiguration, offering hospitality to our neighbors and grace of serving to all involved. From serving at ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/21/17
What is the new norm when it comes to attending church? What does regular attendance mean? How does attending Mass, only occasionally, effect your spiritual life, that is your relationship with God and Jesus?
I wish I had the answer, or the answers, to these questions, but ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/14/17
On a recent Sunday morning as we were beginning Mass, I couldn’t help noticing the ‘eagle eye look’ that a dad gave to his son who was wearing a baseball hat in church. Within a microsecond the boy’s hat was off his head. Amazing what an ‘eagle ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/07/17
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 »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/31/17
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 ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/24/17
This and that! Every-so-often there are lots of things that have been or are about to happen which are important to bring to your attention. Some of the items you may already be aware of from other communications you have received, but they are important enough to ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/17/17
Last week I started a reflection on an article I recently read entitled Ten Seasons of the local Church written by Joseph Mattera, an interfaith church leader who has a column for several newspapers. I found some of his insights in the article thought provoking, not that ... Read More »