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Fr. Dave's Take On It 12/10/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 12/11/17

A teacher gave out Life Savers candies to see if the students could identify the flavors by their color:

Red…..Cherry

Yellow……Lemon

Green…..Lime

Orange……Orange

Finally, the teacher gave them all HONEY Life Savers. None of the children could identify the taste. The teacher thought she would give them a clue, ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/10/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 12/11/17

Happy Advent! As we live Advent, keep in mind the two parts of Advent are: one to celebrate the first coming of Christ, and two to prepare ourselves for a second coming. So, as much as we prepare to celebrate his first coming this Christmas, with our decorations, baking, ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/3/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 12/04/17

Dear Parishioners, Did you notice a change in our bulletin this week? There are so many good events that have been happening in our parish community that we cannot fit them all into our bulletin! So, we are going to a larger bulletin, to keep all informed on what ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 12/3/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 12/04/17

Four brothers left home for college and they all became very successful. One evening, after having dinner together, they discussed the 80th birthday gifts they were able to give their elderly mother in Florida. The first said, “You know, I had a big house built for Mama.” The second ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 11/26/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 11/22/17

A bagpiper was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends and the service was to be held at what the city referred to as the Pauper’s Cemetery. The piper was not familiar with the place ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 11/19/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 11/20/17

It used to be so simple. One could go out and order a soft drink by saying, “A Coke please.” Lately, though, this hasn’t seemed to work. Waitresses now respond to that order by saying, “I’m sorry. We don’t have Coke. We have Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 11/5/2017

Posted by Sara Wilke on 11/02/17

It’s late fall and the Indians on a remote reservation in South Dakota asked their new chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in modern society, he had never been taught the old secrets. When he looked at the ... Read More »

From the Pastor 10/29/17:

Posted by Connie Heinzen on 10/27/17

Dear Parishioners,

Why do we have three Saturday 4:00 p.m. Masses? Can we make an even better first impression to those that come or call our parish office? These are two questions I invite you to consider today.

Might we provide a different Mass opportunity for our parishioners, save ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It: 10/29/17

Posted by Connie Heinzen on 10/27/17

Lexophile is a word used to describe those who have a love for words, such as “You can tune a piano but you can’t tuna fish.” Here are some more… A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months. The batteries were given out free of charge. A dentist ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 10/22/17

Posted by Sara Wilke on 10/19/17

He was a widower and she was a widow. They had known each other for a number of years and had attended past class reunions without fail. At this 60th - year reunion, they made a foursome with two other singles. They had a wonderful evening, their spirits high, ... Read More »