Pastor’s Notes

“Sacred Words & Tables” “This is my body.” Sacred words. We Catholics take them so very seriously. I can still remember the Baltimore Catechism definition we had to memorize as children prior to first communion in the fifties. “An outward sign instituted by Christ…

Pastor’s Notes

The Art of Breathing I saw a tee shirt the other day. It said simply, “BREATHE!” I am not so sure why that word seemed so profound. Sometimes we forget to breathe. Sometimes in the midst of crazy lives, we forget to take a…

Pastor’s Notes

“Pruned” Not the most appealing word. Sounds puckery!  But really it means to be “cut back, clipped off, or grafted to someone else’s trunk. It is not the easiest concept to get one’s hands around. Yet life clips our wings sometimes and regrafts us…