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Fr. Dave's Take On It 7/08/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dispatcher: This is 9-1-1. What is your emergency?

Caller: Yeah, my wife got attacked by a warthog and she’s real bad. I need an ambulance.

Dispatcher: Ok, sir, Can you give me your address?

Caller: Uh, yeah, we’re at 1825 Eucalyptus Drive.

Dispatcher: Sir, can you spell that for me?

Caller: Uh, I’m gonna drag her on over to Oak street and you can pick her up ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/08/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

Goodbye to Fr. Mark Mleziva and welcome Fr. Jose Lopez. Fr. Mark began his new ministry as Vocation Director for the Diocese of Green Bay on July 2nd. We again thank him for his holy presence among us and his priestly ministry for the past 11 months. ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 7/01/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

The Reverend Mother said, “Sister, this is a silent convent. You are welcome here as long as you like, but you may not speak until you are directed to do so.” Sister Mary lived in the convent for 5 years before the Reverend Mother said to her, “Sister Mary, ... Read More »

From the Pastor (sort of) 7/01/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

From the Pastor…sort of!It’s hard to believe that a year has come and gone already! What a blessed year it’s been for me, and as I prepare to leave to begin my new assignment, I just want to offer a few parting words.

First of all, a ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 6/24/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Lawyers should never ask a Southern Grandma a question if they are not prepared for the answer. In a trial, a Southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked, “Mrs. Peale, Do you know me?” She responded, ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/24/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

 This week we say thank you and goodbye to Fr. Mark and to Katrina. 

Fr. Mark came last August 1st, just in time for our parish picnic.  He came to us as a newly ordained priest. He quickly became involved in priestly ministry in our parish, school and Religious ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 6/17/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

Did I read that sign right?

 In a department store: Bargain basement upstairs.

 In a laundromat: Please remove all your clothes when the lights go out.

 In an office: After coffee break, empty the pot and stand upside down on the draining board.

 Outside a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/17/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

As we continue through the Vision 2020 planning process and working with lots of moving parts, it will take some time to finalize and prioritize all of the work that needs to be done. However, there is a need to move on some items now. One of ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 6/10/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

A husband and wife who work for the circus go to an adoption agency. The Social worker there raises doubts about the living conditions in a circus, but the couple produce photos of their 50-foot luxury motor home, which is clean and well-maintained and equipped with a beautiful nursery. ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/10/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Thank you for celebrating my 25th anniversary to the priesthood with me. A funny comment that was made when someone saw my ordination picture by my column last week; they wondered if this was our new priest, and said I hardly changed in 25 years. Thanks for ... Read More »