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Fr. Dave's Take on It... 1/27/19

Posted by Angela Schneider

One dark night outside a small town in Minnesota, a fire started inside the local chemical plant and in a blink of an eye it exploded into massive flames.

The alarm went out to all the fire departments for miles around.  When the volunteer fire fighters appeared on the scene, ... Read More »

From the Pastor 1/27/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Of all that I have made this year, how much did I return to God?  In other words, as I start to think taxes, I also challenge myself to not just look at what I gave to the government, but also what have I given to God, ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 1/20/19

Posted by Angela Schneider

A newly married man asked his wife, “Honey, would you have married me if my father hadn’t left me a fortune?” “Sweetheart,” the woman warmly replied, “I would have married you no matter who left you a fortune.”

It’s hard to know if there was any fortune exchanged between ... Read More »

From the Pastor 1/20/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

In follow up to bishop's press release this past Thursday:

In late September, the Diocese of Green Bay entered into an agreement with the independent investigative firm Defenbaugh & Associates, Inc., to conduct an outside review of the files of all diocesan priests and deacons.

The findings ... Read More »

From the Pastor 1/20/19

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

In follow up to bishop's press release of January 17th: 

In late September, the Diocese of Green Bay entered into an agreement with the independent investigative firm Defenbaugh & Associates, Inc., to conduct an outside review of the files of all diocesan priests and deacons. 

The findings ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 1/6/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Three old guys are out walking. First one says, “Windy, isn’t it?” Second one says, “No, it’s Thursday.” Third one says, “So am I. Let’s stop and get a beer.”

Don’t you wonder what the conversation was among the three kings as they journeyed to Bethlehem? Did their ... Read More »

From the Pastor 1/6/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Dear Parishioners,

Today we celebrate the feast of Epiphany.  Which means, Christmas season is coming to a close.  I would hope and pray that this not be a moment of returning to the old normal, but rather a new normal.

Having encountered Christ in the celebration of this ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/30/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

SON: "Daddy, may I ask you a question?"

DAD: "Yeah sure, what is it?"

SON: "Daddy, how much do you make an hour?"

DAD: "That's really none of your business. Why do you ask?"

SON: "I just want to know. Please tell me, how much do you make ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/30/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Thank you to all parishioners and staff that helped with our Christmas Masses.   One would be amazed at the details and challenges of nine Masses in 4 locations for Christmas.  

The most unusual moment for me was, when at the 7:30 a.m. Christmas morning Mass ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/23/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Happy Advent!  As we live this very short 4th week of advent, as Monday is Christmas Eve, I invite you to ponder our gospel, the Visitation.  As Elizabeth welcomed Mary who was pregnant with Jesus, consider how we will welcome Christ into our Christmas this year.  

In ... Read More »