1st Sunday of Advent

Today is the 1st Sunday of Advent. A time to prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ. In The Family of the Good Shepherd home we use the Jesse Tree as well as the Advent Wreath to help us count the time of preparing for the birthday of Jesus! Remember Christmas...

Working with Adoptive Families

Since I was called to start The Family of the Good Shepherd, I have worked with Adoptive Families as well as Foster Children. While the ministry will continue to serve Foster children, I feel in prayer that the ministry needs to step up our service to adoptive...

Happy All Saints and All Souls Day!

Gospel Mt 5:1-12a When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain,and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit,for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.Blessed are they who mourn,for they...

Happy Labor Day

In the United States we celebrate Labor Day. The day we remember work is a blessing in many ways! In working we do something constructive from people who work for garbage collection, restaurants, park rangers, office workers, teachers, medical professionals and many,...

Beheading of John the Baptist

Gospel Mk 6:17-29 Herod was the one who had John the Baptist arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, whom he had married.John had said to Herod,”It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s...