2020 archive of The Corner Office
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/24/20
Dear Friends, Catholics need to Care! Catholics need to Participate! Catholics need to Register! Catholics need to Form their Conscience! Catholics need to Vote!
Yes, Catholic need to be part of the political process of our Country and be at the voting booth (physically or via mail) on Election Day.
In their statement on Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops remind Catholics about the call to participate in political life. "In the Catholic tradition," they write, "responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation". Visit www.Faithfulcitizenship.org today to read the statement, watch videos, and access other great resources to help us build a better society and ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/17/20
There are many different understandings of what it mean to be pro-life, some of understandings are narrow in focus and some have a wider perspective of pro-life. By advocating "Every Person’s Dignity", Catholic Social Teaching asserts the great sacredness of every human being. We must respect life ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/10/20
The Season of Creation began on September 1! I invite you to join the Ignatian family, along with thousands of Christians around the world, to celebrate, pray, and take action during this ecumenical celebration that lasts though St. Francis Day on October 4.
In this time of ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 9/03/20
Dear Friends,I share the following thoughts with you because I am deeply concerned about how stressed some of you are under during these days of the pandemic. Not that I have any particular solutions, but I want you to know I am aware of the stress and that my ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/27/20
Dear Friends, Every year the Catholic Family Center holds an annual Gala fundraiser, usually around St. Patrick’s Day. Each year there are one or two honorees designated to be recipients of the special award acknowledging their service to the community and the goals of the Catholic Family Center. Several years ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/20/20
Dear Friends, Knowing how conscious Pope Francis is of world events folks have asked what Pope Francis is saying as it relates to the pandemic. It was announced this week that he is beginning a new series on the pandemic as it relates to the social doctrine of the Church.
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Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/13/20
Dear Friends,Pope Francis has encouraged us to think about the climate problem we are facing not as just a Climate Change, but more importantly“call it what it is”, a Climate Crisis. The climate has changed, without a doubt, and we are truly facing a crisis. Some are still not ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/06/20
Dear Friends,Is completing and returning your 2020 Census form a moral issue? I believe it should be if you want our area appropriately represented in the legislative branch of our government, and to receive our fair share of our Country’s financial resources.
Over the last few months, I hope ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/30/20
My first priest assignment was in September 1979 to St. Patrick in Seneca Falls, just 12 north of the former Seneca Army Depot. At the time there were allegations there were nuclear weapons stored at the Depot, the allegations were never proven true or false. There was ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/24/20
I recently received a report for the Women's Ordination Conference (WOC) announcing the results of a new survey of Catholic women ages 21-40 who have earned or are pursuing a higher degree in ministry or related studies. Of course, over the years we have been privilege to ... Read More »