Pastor Notes

October 2016

Oct 28

October 29-30, 2016

Friends, It amazes me how some of the most enjoyable experiences of our childhood can become so threatening to generations today. I am talking in particular about “clowns.” They were a sign of joy, laughter, creativity, intrigue, admiration and healing. Recently, clowns have become suspect because of the need to threaten and...
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Oct 21

October 22-23, 2016

Friends,  We have been able to see a lot of positive changes in our three Parishes since the Blue Hills Collaborative became a reality. There is a very positive spirit in our faith community. There is a lot of energy and enthusiasm. I believe our parishioners arrive at our Sunday celebration with a smile on their faces because they...
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Oct 14

October 15-16, 2016

Friends, I put a lot of effort and thought into my stewardship talk at the Masses on October 1st and 2nd. I felt good about the approach because I believe it was honest and practical. Whenever I preach, I try to speak about a message that I myself need to hear. So I spoke about our present situation financially and the hopes I have for our...
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Oct 7

October 8-9, 2016

Friends, This holiday weekend (Columbus Day) reminds me of three things that I am going to share with you. They are random and have nothing to do with each other. 1.) I am imagining what the ticket prices would be if there was ever a Sox/Cubs World Series. The Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs have such storied histories and both clubs have had...
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