Browsing the December 2020 archive of The Pastor's Note

Pastor's Note| Fourth Sunday of Advent| December 20, 2020

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 12/18/20

This Sunday's Gospel shows us how the mission of Christ affected the Virgin Mary even before Jesus was conceived in her womb. Three decades later, Jesus would become the Savior of the world. However, that is not when his salvation plan began. Jesus is God; he has always existed. ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Third Sunday of Advent| December 13, 2020

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 12/11/20

This Sunday's Gospel reading tells us that John the Baptist came to "testify to the light." What does this mean? We know that Jesus is the Light of Truth that shines in the darkness to draw us to eternal life. And we know that his Spirit enlightens us in ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Second Sunday of Advent| December 6, 2020

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 12/04/20

Today's readings tell us to prepare for the Lord - for whatever he wants to give us, do for us, and ask of us. He has a plan for our lives; he has a divine purpose that will bring us to our full potential as children of our loving ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| First Sunday of Advent| November 29, 2020

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 12/04/20

First Sunday of Advent

Today we begin the Season of Advent. This year, as we prepare for Christmas, think about how you like to show your fondness for the special people in your life by choosing gifts that will be meaningful to them. And yet, assuming that you can ... Read More »