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From the Pastor's Desk

First Sunday of Advent, 2019

Posted by Tammy Waech

By Father Nathan,

Advent begins this weekend, and with it a new Liturgical Year.  In the Church’s current lectionary layout, this Sunday we enter anew into the beautiful Gospel narrative according to Saint Matthew.  Today we also enter a new month, that of December.  It is, therefore, a weekend ... Read More »

Silence in Advent is Sacred

Posted by Tammy Waech

By Father Nathan  Advent 2019    Another season of Advent is once again upon us, with all of its ancient beauty, mystery, and majesty.  Every year when Advent arrives I try to offer a reminder about what I would consider to be an important, even if unofficial, theme of ... Read More »

A Lament For Election 2020

Posted by Tammy Waech

by Father Nathan Reesman

Posted on November 12, 2019

We find ourselves just under one year away from the official 2020 Election Day in America.  Contemplating it from this vantage point, in the light of what seems to be in front of us, one searches for a reason to ... Read More »

Dead Funerals

Posted by Tammy Waech

by Father Nathan Reesman

 

Posted on October 30, 2019

It is a challenging task to explain to people, Christians and non-Christians alike, the reasons why our contemporary views and practices surrounding death are often unsatisfying. Everyone reacts to the fact of mortality, that is clear.  However, while it ... Read More »