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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 »

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

Posted by Angela Schneider

Bob Hill and his new wife Betty were vacationing in Europe, near Transylvania. They were driving in a rental car along a deserted highway when they encountered a thunderstorm. Suddenly, the car skids out of control and smashes into a tree. Dazed, Bob looks over at Betty and sees ... Read More »

From the Pastor 11/11/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Mike Miller, our Director of Maintenance, has resigned. Thank you Mike for your eleven years of service to our parish, overseeing our buildings and grounds.  I recognize the challenge of keeping track of four churches, four rectories, four schools, one convent (Life Teen building),  one office building, one mausoleum, ... Read More »

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

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

The Secrets to Inner Peace…

If you can start the day without caffeine; if you can always be cheerful, ignoring your aches and pains; if you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles; if you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for ... Read More »

From the Pastor 11/4/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

A guy stepped in line to vote one day. The line was long, and in an effort to make small talk with the gentleman in front of him, asked, “who are you voting for?”  The gentleman responded, I'm voting for whomever will stop the ads on TV.  ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 11/4/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?”, the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the farmyard, the mouse proclaimed the warning, “There is a mousetrap ... Read More »