Fr Don’s blog: Advent

Advent Father Don Farnan Nov 30 “Advent” comes from the Latin word adventus which means The Coming.  Liturgical, societal, and religious themes of the Advent season warn us to stay awake, be alert, get ready, and prepare a way.  The societal impact is probably most...

Fr Don’s Blog: Native Pilgrims

WRITTEN BY FATHER DON FARNANNOVEMBER 12, 2022 NATIVE PILGRIMS As little school children put on the silver belt buckled black hats of Pilgrims or colorful feathered head gear of Native Americans to sit in circles with paper turkeys traced from their handprint and to...

Fr Don’s Blog: Rebuild My Church

WRITTEN BY FATHER DON FARNANNOVEMBER 8, 2022 REBUILD MY CHURCH When Giovanni Bernadone (who we know as Francis of Assisi) rejected his father’s business to live among the poor in the thirteenth century, he walked the hills of his homeland, wandering into the little...
Fr Don’s Blog:  Days of the Dead

Fr Don’s Blog: Days of the Dead

DAYS OF THE DEAD The twenty-fifth chapter of Matthew’s Gospel gives us an image of the final judgment.  There, Jesus tells us that we will be separated much like a shepherd separates sheep from goats.  Those chosen for the heavenly flock will be the ones who saw...
Fr Don’s Blog:  Days of the Dead

Fr Don’s Blog: Food Request

  UPON THIS ROCK BY FATHER DON FARNAN   WRITTEN BY FATHER DON FARNANOCTOBER 21, 2022 FOOD REQUEST In speaking with staff and volunteers at Saint Therese Little Flower (STLF) Parish this week, I learned that our food pantry shelves are nearly empty, while the...
Fr Don’s Blog:  Days of the Dead

Fr Don’s Blog: The Penske File

  / UPON THIS ROCK BY FATHER DON FARNAN   OCTOBER 20, 2022 THE PENSKE FILE In a particular Seinfeld episode, George has a job interview with a company president who is leaving town.  George shows up the next workday, but no one there knows that he was...