August 2016 archive of From the Desk of Fr. Mike
Set the Earth on Fire!
Posted by Anne Serwe on 8/15/16
Jesus said to his disciples: "I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!" (Mt 12:49) We have a fire pit on the west end of the campus. There is usually a pile of brush sitting a few steps away and ... Read More »
How quickly the harvest time comes!
Posted by Anne Serwe on 8/11/16
How quickly the harvest time comes! It seemed not too long ago that the ground was just thawing and now we are enjoying the fruit of our gardens. Sadly I have already noticed some leaves beginning to color as we are in the early stages of the impending Fall. ... Read More »
Turning a corner in the Archdiocese
Posted by Anne Serwe on 8/02/16
Last week was very momentous as Ramsey County dropped the criminal charges against the Archdiocese in exchange for the admission that the Archdiocese had failed to protect children from sexual abuse by clergy. I was grateful that Archbishop Hebda had the capacity to admit that we failed. He took ... Read More »