November 14, 2018
Before I entered the seminary I worked as a Produce Manager in a supermarket. I had worked in many grocery stores during my high school and college days. I always started out in the grocery department and I always seemed to end up working in the produce departments.
November 7, 2018
This past Sunday, being the first Sunday of the month, was Fish Bowl Sunday and we asked parishioners to take slips from the Fish Bowl as they enter and left church. Someone who was new to our parish asked me why we were being asked to take slips from the Fish Bowl. It made me realize that it is…
November 1, 2018
This week has been designated as National Vocation Awareness Week. It is a time to pray for vocations to the deaconate, priesthood and religious life and to encourage those who are being called to those vocations. The call of the Lord is most often heard through the suggestions and encouragement…
October 26, 2018
This week we celebrate the feasts of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. These are special days when we remember those that have gone before us. Each of our lives has been touched by holy men and women who have allowed the love of God to flow through them in ways that have strengthened our own faith.
October 22, 2018
The deacon is a man of faith, who is called from the community that already recognizes his dedication to service.
October 10, 2018
Our Diocese of Rochester has launched the 2018-2019 Catholic Ministry Appeal. The theme of this year’s campaign is "Sharing Our Blessings". Stewardship challenges us to recognize that each of us has received gifts from God – namely our time, talent, and treasure. God expects us to discern our gifts…
October 4, 2018
This week I am reminded of my Mother, Nan Clarke Moorby. Mom was born on October 7th, 1922 and died on October 10th, 2002. It is hard for me to fathom that it has been sixteen years since she died! Time seems to pass by so quickly! This week as the baseball playoffs began I was reminded of how my…
September 26, 2018
In the month of October each year we celebrate the Feast of the Guardian Angels on October 2nd and the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7th. The two feasts speak to us of the love and protection that God offers us through our Guardian Angels and Mary.
September 23, 2018
Our Diocese of Rochester has launched the 2018-2019 Catholic Ministry Appeal. The Catholic Ministry Appeal is the annual appeal inviting Catholics in the Diocese of Rochester to join in partnership to advance the mission of our Church. This year’s theme “Sharing Our Blessings" celebrates some of the…
September 15, 2018
In the bulletin today is a financial report for Good Shepherd Catholic Community. The fiscal year for our parish runs from July 1 to June 30. There are two reports included in the bulletin insert; one is a Balance Statement and the second is a statement of Revenues and Expenditures (sometimes…