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

Posted by Sara Wilke

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

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

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

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 »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 10/15/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

A very enterprising man, who had a wife and eight children, needed to move because his rental agreement was terminated by the owner who wanted to use the house for a family member. The family was having a hard time finding a rental property. When he said he had ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 10/8/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

I finally figured out why I have had a problem with weight my whole life. When I was young and had hair, I used shampoo to wash my hair that would, of course, run down my whole body. And it said right on the bottle: FOR EXTRA BODY AND ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 9/24/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

For many years I have had a fear of someone under my bed at night so I went to a psychiatrist and told him. “I’ve got problems. Every time I go to bed I think there’s someone under it. I’m scared. I think I’m going crazy.” “Just put yourself ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/24/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

Dear Parishioners,

Why does it take longer to prepare the altar than to preach my homily? As the new guy on the block, I love to observe and ask questions. I am thinking that, either I have to preach longer, or change what we do during the offertory time. ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It: 9/17/17

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Reflections from an old golfer…We had a power outage this morning at our house and my PC, laptop, TV, DVD, iPad, and my new surround sound music system were all shut down. Then I discovered that my mobile phone battery was dead. To top it off, it was horribly ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It: 9/10/17

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cell phone sitting on a bench rings and a man engages the hands-free speaker function and begins to talk. Everyone else in the room stops to listen. Man: Hello. Woman: Hi Honey, it’s me. Are you at ... Read More »