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From The Pastor 1/21/2018

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Thank you to all who attended our annual meeting this past week. My hope was that we see a bigger picture of our parish ministries as well as our finances. Thank you to the staff and committee chairs that presented.

The 4:00 p.m. Mass survey results were ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It 1/14/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Bob forgot his wedding anniversary. His wife was mad. She told him, “Tomorrow I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in six seconds AND IT BETTER BE THERE. The next morning when his wife woke up, she looked out the window ... Read More »

From the Pastor 1/14/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

Are we different than we were back in December when we entered into the 1st Sunday of Advent? As we picked up our blue books and heard John the Baptist cry out, to make ready the way of the Lord, what did we resolve to change in ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 12/31/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

A wife asks her husband, “Could you please stop at the store for a carton of milk and, if they have avocados, six?” A short time later, the husband comes back with six cartons of milk. The wife asks him, “Why did you buy six cartons of milk?” He ... Read More »

From The Pastor 12/31/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

I trust these days of Christmas are a time of gathering with family and friends. Thank you to the many parishioners that helped make our Christmas liturgies so prayerful and beautiful.

As we realize that another year has gone by and as we look to the New ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 12/24/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

The last time I sat on Santa’s lap (and it wasn’t last week), he looked at me kind of funny and said, “Did you just have some garlic toast? Your breath is making my beard curl!” I thought to myself, “No, I don’t even know what garlic is.” And ... Read More »

From The Pastor 12/24/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners and visitors,

 As we gather to celebrate the 4th Sunday of Advent and Christmas, let us live in the hope of the coming of Christ. Let this hope not get lost in the rush and the business of Christmas, but do take some time to make these ... Read More »

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

Posted by Sara Wilke

A visiting pastor was attending a men’s breakfast in rural county. He asked one of the impressive older farmers in attendance to say grace that morning. After all were seated, the older farmer began, “Lord, I hate buttermilk.” The pastor opened one eye and wondered to himself where this ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/17/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is this Thursday, Dec. 21st. There will be 5 hours and 50 seconds less sun light than on our longest day of sun light in June. So just as Christmas approaches we reach the day with the least sun light and from Christmas ... Read More »

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

Posted by Sara Wilke

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 »