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A Note from Fr. Ben 5/2/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hey everyone! I’d like to preface this week’slesson from seminary by saying that I amNOT an artsy person. Growing up, I thoughtnothing in the world could be more boringthan an art museum. So you can imagine my grumpinesswhen I saw “Philosophy of Art” was a required class at mycollege ... Read More »

From the Pastor 5/2/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,We have hired Dcn. Mark LeGreve as our new parish Business Manager. Between myself, Pat Brandel (who hasworked on our pastoral planning) and Deanne Kuenzi (our parish accountant), we have scrambled to cover thebusiness manager work over the past few years. Pat is only part-time and is headed ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 4/25/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

We are all called to be saints. A saint is aperson that lived in friendship with Godhere on Earth and who has died and is withGod in Heaven.Can I become a saint? The answer is yes. Though whenwe think of saints we tend to think about thoserecognized by the ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/25/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,I need a volunteer. Please stand on the chair. I decided to make my station in the church search themost fun. The 2nd graders were touring through the different areas of the church, and I was in thevesting sacristy in charge of the station talking, which I turned ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 4/18/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hi everyone, I hope you are enjoying theEaster Season! It is truly a blessed andjoyful time for us. This week, I want toshare with you one of the earliest lessonsI learned in seminary. This is Stuff I Learned inSeminary Part 12: Define your terms.In my first year of college ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/518/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Happy still Easter. Even though we passed the octave (eight days) of Easter, the season continues as it is a50-day season. Note that is ten days longer than Lent. My hope is that your 1% prayer challenge continuesthroughout the Easter season and even beyond.We continue to update our ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 4/11/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Let us talk about Heaven.Jesus himself makes a point ofemphasizing the reality of Heaven. Hespoke about the importance of storing up our treasurein heaven. He told us we would be fools to gain thewhole world and lose our souls for eternity. He told usto fear not losing our life ... Read More »

From the Pastor 4/11/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Welcome to our newly Baptized, Confirmed and First Communicants from our Easter Vigilcelebration! Thank you to Dcn. Mark, Ruthann, Connie, Sue, parish staff, and the many volunteersthat helped make this celebration happen. Thank you to all who helped make the many Holy WeekMasses/services happen.The Easter celebration continues with ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 4/4/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

He is risen, Alleluia! Praised be Jesus Christ, now and forever! Today we celebrate the sacred dayon which our Blessed Lord was raised from the dead. The Father has received the selfless andultimate sacrifice of the Son, and has found it most noble, loving, and perfect, supremely pleasingin His ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 4/4/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Happy Easter!We are finally here after a long winterand Lent. The sunshine is longer; thedays are warmer. Nature seems to be coming out of thetomb. What is not to like?But most especially, the greatest event that happened isthat Jesus Christ has risen from the dead! I think thatsometimes we ... Read More »