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A Note From Fr. Bill...

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Faithful of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Thank you for your warm welcome to the parish over these first few days of my priesthood and my service to you. As I mentioned in the Pentecost newsletter, these are challenging times for the Church. But these days have great ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/14/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, We’re asking for your financial support to help to complete the cost of the tuck-pointing project? If you respond now, your donation will be matched by the Knight of Columbus. The local council 710, have pledged up to $20,000 in matching donations. We are only $40,000 from ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/7/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, A recent report from the Diocese of Green Bay shows that the 2019 Bishop's Appeal has raised $5,505,404 from more than 26,880 families and individuals. Thank you to everyone who helps support the Bishop's Appeal! Currently, 62 parishes have exceeded their goal. Another 31 parishes are 90% ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 6/30/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

You know you are from Wisconsin if…  You consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling through 38 inches of ice hoping your dinner will swim by.  Your local Dairy Queen is closed from November through March.  You may not actually have eaten it, ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/30/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, Today we say goodbye to Fr. Dave as he leaves us and becomes the sacramental minister at St. Peter the Fisherman in Two Rivers. Thank you, Fr. Dave, for the many ways you have blessed St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Thank you for being pastor here, and ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 6/23/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

In a crowded sports-bar restaurant recently, the service was slowed by the large number of people. A woman with her two sons was trying her best to keep the kids entertained and patient while they waited for 30+ minutes for the server to return. Suddenly, shouts of victory erupted ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/23/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, While I was on the priests retreat this past week, one of the sessions was on praying our prayers at Mass. Some tend to be long and involved, and therefore are quite often passed over. But when studying the format and parts, they can become meaningful. Take ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 6/16/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

A husband asks his wife, “How would you describe me?” She replies, “ABCDEFGHIJK.” The perplexed husband asks, “What does that mean?” She responds, “Adorable, Bold, Clever, Determined, Enthusiastic, Friendly, Generous, and Hilarious.” The husband says, “Aw, thank you, but what about IJK?” “I’m just kidding,” she winks back. The ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/16/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners, Today we celebrate Trinity Sunday. Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost to honor the Holy Trinity—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Although the word “Trinity” does not appear in Scripture, it is taught in Matthew 28:18-20 and 2 Corinthians 13:14 (as well as many other ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 6/9/19

Posted by Angela Schneider

“Why are there candles on top of a birthday cake?” “Because it’s too hard to put them on the bottom!” Pentecost has often been referred to as the birthday of the Church and, faithful to today’s Scriptures, artists have always pictured the scene of Pentecost with tongues of flame ... Read More »