The Corner Office
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 »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/11/16
Dear Friends,Has anyone noticed that we’re in a presidential election year? It would be hard to miss!
Our Faithful Citizenship is of ultimate importance to our Church and our Country. As promised a couple weeks ago, in this column, I over the next couple months share with you articles and ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 8/04/16
Violence and particularly gun violence has certainly been right in our face recently, so I offer you these reflections for your consideration.
The first morning I was in Colorado Springs, I woke up to news of the terrible event in Dallas, "not another one" I said to myself, only ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/28/16
Dear friends,As we prepare for the elections this November I will share with you some thoughts from a United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Today my reflections are from a document entitled "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” which is part of their larger document entitled "Call to Political Responsibility" which was originally issued ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/13/16
It pleases me to share with you that Victoria (Vicky) Rippel has accepted the position of Associate Director of Formation (Coordinator of Children's and Sacramental Formation).
Anne Gallagher, our Director of Formation/Pastoral Associate for Youth, and I interviewed her; we were impressed with her personality and background; not to mention she grew ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 7/07/16
Dear Friends,Recently I was offered the opportunity to attend a spiritual renewal retreat in Colorado Springs and the opportunity was to good to pass up. The retreat is several weeks long and I will be returning in late July. I ask for your prayerful support that this adventure be fruitful and ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/29/16
Dear Friends,Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is a national holiday widely known for fireworks, trips to the pool, and tasty BBQ! However, the history behind Fourth of July is a long one and it’s important to celebrate the true meaning behind Independence Day and pay homage ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/22/16
Dear Friends,On the lighter side! As we begin the summer season, and boating season for some, I thought I would share theselittle sayings to laugh or think about. “Everything I need to know about life, I learned from Noah's Ark!” The Woodpecker Might have to go! Don't miss the ... Read More »
Posted by Nancy Wahl on 6/17/16
Happy Father’s Day! What is the significance of Father’s Day? Have you everthought about this question? I am sure the quick response to thisquestion would be, “it is a day to honor, give respect and celebrateour father.” You certainly cannot argue with that response,but I decided ... Read More »