Pastoral Reflections

October 2017

Oct 12

October 15, 2017

October is Respect Life Month and this year’s theme, given to us by the U.S. Bishops, is “Be Not Afraid.” In their note with this year’s Respect Life material, the bishops write: When battered by life’s storms, or immersed in a dense fog of suffering and uncertainty, we may feel alone and unequipped to handle the...
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Oct 8

October 8, 2017

On September 27th, Pope Francis launched a global campaign called “Share the Journey,” to support migrants and refugees around the world. In collaboration with the annual celebration of Respect Life Month in October, the bishops of the U.S. are asking Catholics around the country to help kick off the campaign this week with prayer...
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Oct 1

October 1, 2017

Last Saturday, September 23rd, Fr. Stanley Rother was declared “Blessed” in a Beatification Mass in Oklahoma City. Fr. Rother, who was murdered in Guatemala in 1981, became the first U.S. born priest to be beatified. Fr. Rother’s life shows the extraordinary sacrifice that is possible in an otherwise ordinary life.  Fr....
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