Browsing the January 2021 archive of Pastors Desk

understanding of the Sacrament of the Eucharist

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 1/27/21

From pastor’s desk on the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B

 

On the Real Presence of Christ – Part 1

Recently I have noticed a significant lack of understanding of the Sacrament of the Eucharist among many Catholics. This phenomenon occurs even among regular mass attendees, but ... Read More »

With the rise of modern psychology many people seek the so-called self-fulfillment or self-realization.

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 1/20/21

From pastor’s desk on the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B

 

With the rise of modern psychology many people seek the so-called self-fulfillment or self-realization. The problem with that is that most of the time we do not even know what makes us fulfilled or self-realized. Very ... Read More »

disciples of John the Baptist

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 1/13/21

From pastor’s desk on the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, year B

 

 

As we begin the Ordinary Time in the liturgy of the Church, we are invited to follow our Lord Jesus together with the apostles. In the gospel reading for this Sunday we hear how two ... Read More »

The Baptism of the Lord

Posted by debbie linbrunner on 1/08/21

From pastor’s desk on the Solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord

 

From antiquity the solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord was celebrated right after the Feast of Epiphany. This feast is also considered another epiphany, that is, the manifestation of God in the person of Jesus ... Read More »