From Father Dave’s Desk for Jan. 29, 2022

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! Have you experienced a “God Moment?” These are times when God interrupts our day and reminds us of God’s many gifts such as love, grace, presence, new understandings, affirmation, etc. These are little (and sometimes big) epiphanies or manifestations that cause up toContinue reading “From Father Dave’s Desk for Jan. 29, 2022”

From Father Dave’s Desk for Jan. 7, 2022

January 6th is Epiphany. The day we celebrate the wise men (magi or kings) visit to the infant Jesus. When the wise men enter the home, they knelt down before the child and paid him homage, giving him gifts befitting a king. Pretty amazing for a group of foreigners who had no clue exactly for what they were looking. ButContinue reading “From Father Dave’s Desk for Jan. 7, 2022”

From Father Dave’s Desk for Dec. 31, 2021

Friday, December 31 marks the seventh day of Christmas. I suppose most people are focused on the fact that it is New Year’s Eve and the consideration of what 2022 will bring. However, I believe if we all hold onto what Christmas really means, “God with us” then 2022 should be a year that celebrates kindness, gentleness, compassion, empathy,Continue reading “From Father Dave’s Desk for Dec. 31, 2021”

From Father Dave’s Desk for Dec. 23, 2021

Seven or eight years ago, a few days after December 25, I heard someone say to the checkout person at a local store, “Merry Christmas!” The clerk looked puzzled and said, “Why would you say that? Christmas is over.” Apparently, the clerk didn’t know that the Christmas season lasts for twelve days. On another occasion, I listened to anContinue reading “From Father Dave’s Desk for Dec. 23, 2021”