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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 »

From the Pastor 12/10/17

Posted by Sara Wilke

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

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

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

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 »