Deacon Randy Haak articles

Deacon Randy Haak articles

Happy Father’s Day

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/25/21

Happy Father’s Day to all fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, godfathers, all of you play the role of father to a child. May God bless you today and always for what you have done and will do. Your job is not always easy, but it is vital to the lives of ... Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/10/21

May 9, 2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers, Grandmothers, Stepmothers and Godmothers - all of you play the role of mother to a child. May God bless you today and always for what you have done and will do. Your job is not always easy, but it does ... Read More »

Palm or Hammer – What’s In Your Hand?

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/10/21

March 28, 2021 

This weekend we celebrate Palm/Passion Sunday, which shows the extremes in our relationship with Jesus. As we beginthe celebration this week, we see Jesus triumphantly entering into Jerusalem to shouts of “Hosanna, Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” The crowd waves ... Read More »

FAITH LIKE JOB

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/10/21

Feb. 7, 2021 

“So I have been assigned months of misery.”

Sounds like a familiar refrain of how we lived most of 2020 and into 2021. Yet these are words of Job from the first reading today, not a description of the world today. Job had lost everything – ... Read More »

MERRY CHRISTMAS! 12.27.2020

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 2/15/21

With great joy, we continue to celebrate the birth of Jesus through the Christmas season. This weekend we celebrate the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. This celebration reminds us of the importance of family. This year family is especially important; because of the pandemic, the suggestion has ... Read More »

DO YOU FEEL CHALLENGED? - AUGUST 30, 2020

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 9/16/20

I think we would all agree that these are challenging times. We all know about the pandemic and that, by itself, would be bad enough. But on top of that, we have wildfires raging across the West, hurricanes hitting the South, millions unemployed and facing eviction and foreclosure, businesses ... Read More »

Is God’s Word Relevant in the Midst of a Pandemic? - 7/12/2020

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 8/20/20

The answer to the question in the title of this article is one we all want to hear – a resounding “YES.”

We want to believe that in the midst of the struggles we have all experienced over the last several months that God’s Word, as we hear in ... Read More »

Can You Climb the Mountain? - March 8, 2020

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 3/06/20

In the Gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent, we see Jesus take his disciples, Peter and James, and his brother John up a high mountain, where they see Jesus transfigured and, with him, Moses and Elijah. This is a significant moment for the disciples as they come to ... Read More »

Follow the Light of Jesus - January 26, 2020

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 1/20/20

God’s first task when the world was created was to make the light. God knew that before anything else could happen is that the world would need light. Without light, no life could exist, no one could see and we would all stumble through the darkness.

In the first ... Read More »

Be Ready For That Hallmark Experience - December 15, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 1/16/20

My kids don’t get it, but I love the Hallmark Christmas movies. I understand that they are predictable, but I still love them. I like the fact that, despite the last-minute crisis that threatens to destroy a budding relationship, somehow the crisis gets avoided and, in the end, everyone ... Read More »

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