St. Anselm Parish's Father Michael Brunner used last weekend's bulletin to preview lessons about life and love from Groundhog Day.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Father Michael Brunner shared a message with several takeaways about life.
The following message was shared in the bulletin of St. Anselm Parish in Creve Coeur by Pastor Michael Brunner. It is republished here with permission: February 2, at the end of this week, is Groundhog Day, one of my favorite days of the year. It gives me real hope and provides a scientific basis for my greatest physical and psychological need this time of year, that winter will soon end . . . or not. If not soon, then at least an ending point is pointed out. There is light at the end of the tunnel. This tradition comes to us from the German settlers in Pennsylvania, and stems from beliefs associated with Candlemas Day, February 2nd’s feast of the Purification in the church calendar, that was for centuries the day the clergy blessed …