Tag Archive: #pastorsletter

Though Trials, God Calls Us to a Deeper Faith

Posted on February 22, 2021
2nd Sunday of Lent – Year B After the Transfiguration, Jesus told Peter, James, and John not to speak of the event until after He had risen from the dead. “So the Apostles kept the matter to themselves, questioning what [read more...]

Christ: Uniter, Healer and Restorer

Posted on February 9, 2021
6th Sunday Ordinary Time – Year B In the Book of Leviticus, God commanded that those who were infected with leprosy be cast out of society. This disease was so terrible and there was no cure for it, so the [read more...]

Make/Take Time for Quiet Prayer with Jesus

Posted on February 1, 2021
5th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Yr B  Growing up with Mary and Joseph, Jesus surely prayed with them. In Jewish society, it was customary for families to pray together. In fact, the daily life of the Jewish people was [read more...]

Tune Out the Distracting Noise… and Listen

Posted on January 26, 2021
4th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year B The action of this Sunday’s Gospel takes place in Capernaum. Did you ever wonder why Jesus made his authority known in Capernaum not some other city? We know Jesus’ forerunner, St. John [read more...]

Pastor’s Letter: Happy Happenings at OLW

Posted on January 12, 2021
Dear Parishioners, Approximately one year ago, I arrived at Our Lady of the Wayside parish as your new pastor. Just before then, I had completed a much-needed sabbatical, was waiting to find out my new assignment, and had asked the [read more...]

Pastor’s Letter: Happy Happenings

Posted on September 29, 2020
Dear Parishioners, With great joy I share happy news, along with sincere appreciation, for God’s blessings on Our Lady of the Wayside Parish.  We have had a busy and fruitful week! I would like to begin by thanking Joe Farwell [read more...]