From Fr. Dave’s Desk for March 19, 2023

Grace and peace to you from God our Father/Mother and the Lord Jesus Christ. A few years ago, Judy and I attended the Paul McCartney concert at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. There along with 11,000 others, we heard Beatles and Wings tunes along with a few newer McCartney songs. The entire audience consisting primarilyContinue reading “From Fr. Dave’s Desk for March 19, 2023”

From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Feb. 18, 2023

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! Michigan State University – Please join me in prayer for the community at Michigan State University in East Lansing following the awful event of another mass shooting. We pray for the families of the three students who lost their lives in this senseless killing; for those who wereContinue reading “From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Feb. 18, 2023”

From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Jan. 13, 2023

January 18 through the 25th marks the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The week begins with the Confession of St. Peter (Jan 18) and concludes with the Conversion of St. Paul (Jan 25). Here is the theme for this year’s WPCU: “Do good; seek justice.” Isaiah 1:17 The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian UnityContinue reading “From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Jan. 13, 2023”

From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Jan. 6, 2023

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Happy 12th Night! Today marks the last day of the Christmas season. Customs are varied regarding this last day of Christmas. People celebrate with food and drink, exchange gifts and in many traditions this would mark the day to take down the Christmas decorations (itContinue reading “From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Jan. 6, 2023”

From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Dec. 30, 2022

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Happy Seventh Day of Christmas (Dec. 31). Happy New Year. Blessed Holy Name of Jesus. The Holy Name of Jesus is a new celebration in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. January 1 marks 8 days since the birth of Jesus. According to the LawContinue reading “From Fr. Dave’s Desk for Dec. 30, 2022”