Browsing the June 2018 archive of The Pastor's Note

Pastor's Note| July 1, 2018| 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 6/28/18

How to touch the hem of Jesus' garment

            Wouldn't it be great if we could actually touch and feel the hem of Jesus' clothing, like the woman in this Sunday's Gospel reading? To be near enough to Jesus to be healed spiritually, physically, and emotionally. How can we, ... Read More »

A Word #201| Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time| June 17, 2018

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 6/14/18

“To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth. But once it is sown, it springs up ... Read More »

A Word #200| Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time| June 10, 2018

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 6/06/18

The scribes who had come from Jerusalem said, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,"

and "By the prince of demons he drives out demons."


We are at war. No, I am not referring to the wars our country is experiencing in the Middle East and beyond, and we should ... Read More »