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From the Pastor 5/6/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

What does electricity, water, and sewer cost for a month for our parish? This comes to mind as maintenance was busy this past week getting the lift over to the Grand street church to replace burnt out light bulbs. I thought it was a bit dark in ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 4/29/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

Some big changes are coming to make it possible for everyone to attend church next weekend.

Cots will be placed in the back for those who say Sunday is the only day they can sleep.

Blankets will be provided for those who say the church is too cold.

Fans ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/29/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Tis the season of First Communions. Do you remember your First Communion? Maybe it was last week, or maybe it was at a Latin Mass back before Vatician 2. What did you wear? Who was at the party? Who else made their First Communion with you?

As ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 4/22/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

In Florida, an atheist created a case against Easter and Passover Holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews and their holy day observances. The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days.

The case was brought ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/22/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

I set down the boom box and cranked up the volume to a level suitable to be heard above 30 teenagers as I was about to give a talk on vocations. I have seen other speakers turn up the volume to get teens attention, at a major ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 4/15/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

A visiting Irish motorist was about two hours from San Diego when he was flagged down by a man whose truck had broken down. The man walked up to the car and asked, “Are you going to San Diego?” “B’gosh I am,” the Irishman answered. “Do you need a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/15/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners, We had our first 6:30 p.m. Sunday night Mass. This was our first week with our Mass time change. First, I want to say thank you to the 4:00 p.m. Marshall site folks that shifted to find a new Mass time and/or place. I was at the ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 4/8/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

The new girl next door, to the older gentleman, was single and very attractive. He could see her place from his kitchen window. He watched one evening as she got home from work and was very surprised when she walked across the yard and knocked on his front door. ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/8/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Merry Easter to everyone! Given our winter weather, snow and cold, it seems more like Christmas than Easter. I trust spring is coming.

A huge thank you to the many volunteers and our staff that helped to make our Holy Week and Easter services a great celebration ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 4/1/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

A very self-important college senior attending a football game took it upon himself to explain to a senior citizen sitting next to him why it was impossible for the older generation to understand him and his generation. “You grew up in a different world, actually an almost primitive one,” ... Read More »