January 2017 archive of From the Desk of Fr. Mike
God is Here!
Posted by Anne Serwe on 1/23/17
From that time on, Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." From Sunday's Gospel.
For the longest time I would read this Gospel message and think that it meant I had to change from my "sinful" ways to become more perfect ... Read More »
An Important Visit
Posted by Anne Serwe on 1/18/17
Last week several former inmates of Lino Lakes came to the 10:00 am Mass to catch up with some of the members of the prison ministry. It was good to see them in a fraternal group with Deacon Clarence Shallbetter accompanying them. I did not get as much of ... Read More »
Lets Meet People Where They Are
Posted by Anne Serwe on 1/09/17
Holy Mother Church is going through a very interesting time within the core leadership. Pope Francis has been calling for the church's pastors to be more connected to the people of the Church and less intent on the letter of the law. When you start connecting with people you ... Read More »