Pastor Notes

August 2018

Aug 31

September 2, 2018

Friends, The staff of the Blue Hills Collaborative wish all of our parishioners, neighbors, and friends a happy Labor Day weekend. This holiday highlights the importance of work in the life of every able-bodied human being. It is about contributing to make the world a better place. It is about channeling our unbounded energy in a positive...
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Aug 24

August 26, 2018

Friends, As I write these words (on July 23), I’m putting together a pile of books to take on vacation. I hope to be in four different location and will spend some time with family and friends. I’m also looking forward to some quiet time in various settings and some quality time reading. I’m not leaving until August 5th, but...
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Aug 17

August 19, 2018

Friends, I’m writing these notes on July 21. I have to put together at least three bulletins before I go on vacation on August 5. So whenever I have a few moments and the spirit moves me, I sit down and decide what’s on my mind and/or what I would like to share with you. On a lighter note, I’m listening to Malt Shop Memories...
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Aug 10

August 12, 2018

Friends, Words of wisdom from those more brilliant than I: “There is nothing quite so tragic as a young cynic, because it means the person has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.” “The whole of everything is never told.” “Every child starts out as a scientist, as an explorer, as someone who is...
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Aug 3

August 5, 2018

Friends, Most of us who are older and were raised Catholic have a very strong parish identity (especially if wewere brought up in the city). Parish life was centered around the church and the church hall. It was all about CYO activities and parish schools. Every parish had a Christmas bazaar and weekly dances; there were parish shows, CYO...
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