The Answer

The Answer

How will we Prepare?

Posted by Deacon Jeff Copson

On Saturday of this past weekend, I had the honor and privilege to be a pall bearer at the funeral of my brother, Deacon Gene Brah, who suddenly passed away at the age of 65.  Some of you who have been at our parish for a while or ... Read More »

How can we give God our all?

Posted by Sue Switalski

Many years ago when our children were little, we said nighttime prayers together.  One evening, our then 3 year old daughter asked if she could pray the “Our Father” out loud, alone.  She began, “Our Father who art in heaven, have a piece of cake.”  Of course we all ... Read More »

Which is the first of all commandments?

Posted by Mickey Holtz

In this week’s Gospel, when asked, “Which is the greatest of all commandments?”, Jesus quotes from Deuteronomy, the Shema (a prayer recited twice daily by faithful Jews) “Hear O Israel!  You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength” and immediately adds ... Read More »

What do you want me to do for you?

Posted by Linda Halverson

Some reflection “Notes” from your Music and Liturgy Director…

On back-to-back Sundays, we hear Jesus ask, “What do you want me to do for you?” Last week, James and John wanted glory; this week, Bartimaeus wants healing. The same question. Two very different requests, two very different needs.

Jesus ... Read More »

How Do We Serve?

Posted by Katie Coyne

Several months ago, I was working in a “career” that suited me perfectly. It met my criteria for a good mix of learning while using my experience and knowledge. Every day I had the opportunity to teach others, connect with colleagues from across the country and to utilize my ... Read More »

What Must We Do to Inherit Eternal Life?

Posted by Ann Ryan

In this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear of an encounter between a rich man and Jesus. The man approaches Jesus with a fair and valid question, one that I’m sure ALL of us have asked at one point or another: “What must I do to inherit eternal life? (Mark 10:17)” While ... Read More »