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From the Pastor 4/1/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Happy Easter to you! The tomb is empty the Lord is risen from the dead. Let’s ring the bells! We are doing just that. The Angelus is now ringing at St. Boniface at noon and 6 p.m. (We decided not to ring at 6 a.m. out or ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 3/25/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

In a convent in Ireland, the 98-year-old Mother Superior lay dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable. They tried giving her warm milk to drink but she refused it. One of the nuns took the glass back to the kitchen. Then, remembering ... Read More »

From the Pastor 3/25/18

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Congratulations to the Roncalli Boys Basketball team on first place at state. Thanks to the coaches, parents and the whole school in being a part of a record setting event; 1st time state champions! It was nice to see that part of the celebration was for the ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 3/18/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure into perspective. A billion seconds ago it was 1959; a billion minutes ago, Jesus was alive; a billion hours ago, our ancestors were living in the Stone Age; a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 3/18/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Some years ago, when I was Vocation Director, I took eight young men, some were seminarians and some were thinking about it, out for dinner one night. At the end of the meal, kind of as a game, and a lesson on costs, I asked, “Who can ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 3/11/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Conjoined twins walk into a bar in Canada and park themselves on a barstool. One of them says to the bartender, “Don’t mind us. We’re joined at the hip. I’m John; he’s Jim. Two Molson Canadian beers please.” The bartender, feeling slightly awkward, tries to make polite conversation while ... Read More »

From our Pastor 3/11/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Are you sitting in the end of the pew right now? When Mass starts, take another look, how many people sit on the end and leave the center of the pew empty? If you are not at church right now, think back to the Mass you were ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 3/4/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

As a group of soldiers stood in formation at an Army base, the Drill Sergeant said, “All right, you idiots, fall out.” As the rest of the squadron wandered away, one soldier remained at attention. The Drill Instructor walked over until he was eye to eye with him, and ... Read More »

From the Pastor 3/4/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

"Oh Lord, may the radiator hose patched pipe hold today, tomorrow, and until we finish and implement our Vision 20/20 plan." This has become my prayer since Mike, our maintenance man told me that we are losing water, as there is a leak in the heating system. ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 2/25/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Some great anagrams..

Presbyterian: Best in prayer

Astronomer: Moon starer

The eyes: They see

The Morse code: Here come dots

Dormitory: Dirty room

Slot machines: Cash lost in me

Election results: Lies. Let’s recount

Snooze alarms: Alas. No more z’s

A decimal point: I’m a dot in place

Eleven ... Read More »