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From the Pastor 7/29/18:

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

As part of my 25th anniversary of ordination, I made a trip back to St. Meinrad Seminary, my alma mater.  St. Meinrad Seminary is in St Meinrad, Indiana, in South Central Indiana. About a nine hour drive from here.

Each year the Seminary holds a reunion for ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 7/22/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Mom,

Our scoutmaster told us to write our parents in case you saw the flood on TV and got worried. We are okay. Only one of our tents and two sleeping bags got washed away. Luckily, none of us got drowned because we were all up on the ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 7/15/18:

Posted by Connie Heinzen

A young man shopping in a supermarket noticed a little old lady following him around.  If he stopped, she stopped, and she kept staring at him. She finally overtook him at the checkout and turned to him and said, “I hope I haven’t made you feel ill at ease; ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/15/18:

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners, 

Parish Office Personnel Update: 

We wish to let you know of some changes in our personnel at the parish office front desk and administrative support areas:

Sara Wilke has taken a new position outside of St. Francis of Assisi. Her last day with SFA was June 22.  We ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 7/08/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dispatcher: This is 9-1-1. What is your emergency?

Caller: Yeah, my wife got attacked by a warthog and she’s real bad. I need an ambulance.

Dispatcher: Ok, sir, Can you give me your address?

Caller: Uh, yeah, we’re at 1825 Eucalyptus Drive.

Dispatcher: Sir, can you spell that for me?

Caller: Uh, I’m gonna drag her on over to Oak street and you can pick her up ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/08/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

Goodbye to Fr. Mark Mleziva and welcome Fr. Jose Lopez. Fr. Mark began his new ministry as Vocation Director for the Diocese of Green Bay on July 2nd. We again thank him for his holy presence among us and his priestly ministry for the past 11 months. ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 7/01/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

The Reverend Mother said, “Sister, this is a silent convent. You are welcome here as long as you like, but you may not speak until you are directed to do so.” Sister Mary lived in the convent for 5 years before the Reverend Mother said to her, “Sister Mary, ... Read More »

From the Pastor (sort of) 7/01/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

From the Pastor…sort of!It’s hard to believe that a year has come and gone already! What a blessed year it’s been for me, and as I prepare to leave to begin my new assignment, I just want to offer a few parting words.

First of all, a ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take On It 6/24/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Lawyers should never ask a Southern Grandma a question if they are not prepared for the answer. In a trial, a Southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked, “Mrs. Peale, Do you know me?” She responded, ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/24/18

Posted by Connie Heinzen

Dear Parishioners,

 This week we say thank you and goodbye to Fr. Mark and to Katrina. 

Fr. Mark came last August 1st, just in time for our parish picnic.  He came to us as a newly ordained priest. He quickly became involved in priestly ministry in our parish, school and Religious ... Read More »