Browsing the 2020 archive of Messages from Fr. Eamon

Explainer on Pope Francis' Words

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 10/25/20

Fr. Eamon found this article very helpful regarding Pope Francis' comments about Civil Unions for same sex couples.  Explainer: What Pope Francis actually said about civil unions—and why it matters Link to article on America Magazine.orgPDF of article

Oct. 24th & 25th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 10/23/20

Click on images for Oct. 24th & 25th Info   Some Words of Wisdom from a 107 year old Irish Woman during this time of Pandemic   As she turns 107 years young, Granny Nancy has some words of wisdom and comfort for us all."I write to you today to ... Read More »

Oct. 17th & 18th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 10/16/20

Click on images for Oct. 17th & 18th Info Today’s Gospel raises the age-old issue of the relationship between Church and State. Many people, perhaps including yourself, believe strongly that Church should stay out of politics. Others believe equally strongly that the Church should speak truth to political power just as ... Read More »

Oct. 10th & 11th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 10/09/20

Click on images for Oct. 10th & 11th Info Pastor's Column this week This week's Pastor's Column is packed with information such as... Prayer for healing the family tree The Lord of the vineyard expects us to bear good fruit Baby Love: forget the stages; be present to parenting Beatification ... Read More »

Oct. 3rd & 4th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 10/02/20

Click on images for Oct. 3rd & 4th Info Click here read this week's Pastor's Column which includes pieces on: 'Respect Life’ Sunday October is Domestic Violence Month Upcoming Election Leaves Catholics Divided Gospel Talk with Your Family

You still have time to prepare for this weekend's Gospel reading with your ... Read More »

Sept. 27th & 28th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 9/25/20

As seen on Facebook: "Some offices have 'Casual Fridays'. We have 'Holy Roller Thursdays.' Ours sounds WAY cooler." Click on images for Sept. 26th & 27th Info World Day of Migrants and Refugees The last Sunday of September is World Day of Migrants and Refugees. In our global family, countless brothers ... Read More »

Sept. 19th & 20th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 9/18/20

Click on images for Sept. 19th & 20th Info   LINK TO REFLECTION IF ON GOSPEL   This weekend's readings give us much to ponder about. “God’s ways are not our ways.” Are we envious when God is generous to the so‐called undeserving? For Paul, “life is Christ.” Click here to ... Read More »

Sept. 12th & 13th Info

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 9/11/20

Click on images for September 12th & 13th Info   The experience and remembrance of God’s mercy should enable us to forgive others.   In today’s Gospel, Jesus underlines the importance of forgiveness in the life of a disciple.As we know, Jesus not only preaches forgiveness but practices it ... Read More »

Sept. 5th & 6th Info

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 9/04/20

Click on images for September 5th & 6th Info   Feeling Resentful or Hurt?   In Sundays's Gospel, Jesus tells us how we are to act when someone wrongs us. He says: “If your brother/sister commits some wrong against you, go and point out his fault but keep the matter between ... Read More »

Happy Sept. 1st!

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 9/01/20

Month Long Celebration - Season of Creation

I must confess that I had not heard about the Annual Season of Creation until a young man, Ryan Hatfield currently in our RCIA program sent me some information. Perhaps it is unintentionally one of the church’s best kept secrets. Or more ... Read More »