2019 archive of Pastors Page

2019 archive of Pastors Page

Pastor's Corner 2019-10-27

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 10/21/19

Dear Parishioners: Last Sunday's Gospel focused on the necessity of prayer (Luke 18:1-8). The second of two parables in Chapter 18:9-15, teaches that the fundamental attitude of the Christian disciple must be the recognition of sinfulness and complete dependence on God's graciousness.

One of Luke's favorite themes, the reversal ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-10-20

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 10/14/19

Dear Parishioners: Luke depicts Jesus at prayer right from the beginning of his Gospel. Prayer becomes one of the ways by which we follow Jesus.  Luke insists on the importance of prayer for the Christian life.  We must pray unceasingly, for prayer is a sign of our faith in ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-10-13

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 10/07/19

Dear Parishioners: Today’s readings are about remembering, thanksgiving, healing and salvation. In the reading from the Old Testament, Naaman the Syrian remembers to thank Elisha for his cure.  Naaman, the foreigner, is not a member of the Chosen People.  That God’s mercy is to be extended to all the ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-10-06

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 10/01/19

Dear Parishioners: October is the month of Respect for Life, as a people of faith, we value the “gift of Life – from conception to natural death” and we continue joining with our Church to pray for this gift of Life and the “Freedom to choose Life” and “Religious ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-09-29

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 9/24/19

Dear Parishioners: In today’s first reading, the prophet Amos is quite serious about the complacent folk who pamper themselves at the expense of others, and have apparently lost interest in the sufferings of their fellow human beings. Amos is the great champion of the poor.

Also, in today’s Gospel ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-09-15

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 9/11/19

Dear Parishioners: Chapter 15 of Luke’s Gospel is often referred to as the “lost and found” collection of the New Testament. The chapter begins with the parable of lost sheep, followed by the parable of lost coin, reaching its climate with the parable of prodigal son (15:11-32) which is ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-09-08

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 9/05/19

Dear Parishioners: LATEST NEWS … Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, and Coadjutor Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has automatically succeeded him as head of the Archdiocese of Seattle. The changes were announced September 3 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.  ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-09-01

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 8/28/19

Dear Parishioners:

 

…Happy Labor Day Weekend 2019… This is a “unique day” to reflect and appreciate the “fruits of labor” from all different areas of the workforce contributing to our everyday life. What an amazing realization of how we are connected together as a society and as a ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-08-25

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 8/21/19

As Archbishop Sartain prepares for Retirement Come join Archbishop Sartain for Sunday Mass and to wish him well as he prepares for retirement! Sunday, September 1st – 12:00 PM (noon) At St. James Cathedral 804 9th Ave. – Seattle

A public reception following From today’s Gospel of Luke: The real question posed ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2019-08-18

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 8/14/19

Dear Parishioners:  Archbishop Sartain prepares for Retirement  Come join Archbishop SartainSunday Mass and to wish him well as he prepares for retirement! Sunday, September 1st – 12:00 PM (noon) At St. James Cathedral 804 9th Ave. – Seattle A public reception following CONGRATULATION 50TH ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY Fr. DENNIS C. SEVILLA

We join with you, Fr. ... Read More »

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