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Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/23/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Some things you need to know: “Obsession” is the most popular boat name. Hawaii is moving toward Japan 4 inches every year. Your brain uses up 20% of your body’s oxygen and calories. The least used letter in the alphabet is Q. A jiffy is 1/100th of a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/16/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

What brings you joy?  Last week I met up with an old friend.  I shared with her the many good things happening in the parish and in my life. In this busy season of Advent there are many, many things happening.  At which she asked, “what brings ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/16/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Since I was a child, I'd always had a fear of someone under my bed at night.

So I went to a shrink and told him: “I've got problems.  Every time I go to bed I think there's somebody under it.  I'm scared.  I think I'm going crazy. "Just put ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/9/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

It was back in the 70’s when professional and somewhat arrogant golfer Ray Floyd was playing at Augusta in his first Masters.  Back then, the players could not bring their own caddies. They had to use one of the locals. Floyd told the caddie master that he wanted a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/9/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Dear Parishioners,

Can we see Christmas at St. Francis of Assisi parish this year as a unique opportunity to reach out to people who wouldn’t normally attend church. The difference between a one-time visitor and a two-time visitor often comes down to how well your church prepared beforehand. ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/2/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Advent begins today.  Advent (from, "ad-venire" in Latin or "to come to") is the four weeks leading up to the celebration of Christmas.  The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to the ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/2/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

How do Court Reporters keep straight faces? These are true reports.

 

Attorney: What gear were you in at the moment of impact?

Witness: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.

 

Attorney: What is the date of your birth?

Witness: July 18.

Attorney: What year?

Witness: Every year.

 

Attorney: Now ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 11/25/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

One day a 6-year-old girl; was sitting in a classroom. The teacher was going to explain evolution to the kids. So she asked a little boy, “Tommy, do you see the tree outside?” “Yes.” “Tommy, do you see the grass outside?” “Yes.” “Now go outside and look up and ... Read More »

From the Pastor 11/25/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

I trust that by now you have received and at least browsed our Advent newsletter.  I encourage you to plan a few spiritual moments in Advent, like an extra hour of adoration and an opportunity to partake in the sacrament of Reconciliation.  As we come to the ... Read More »

From the Pastor 11/18/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Dear Parishioners,

Welcome Michael Spaeth, our new Facilities Team Coordinator!  Actually, Michael is not totally new to us as he has been working part-time taking care of the Grand site. Effective December 3rd, in addition to his care of the Grand site, Michael will be our leader when ... Read More »