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Welcome Fr. George

Posted by Angela Schneider

I am Fr. George Daniel, coming from adevout Catholic family. We are threebrothers and a sister.I come from Pakistan, which is a majority Muslimcountry. The Muslims form 98% and the rest areChristians, Hindus, and so on.I was born in in Lahore, joined the minor seminary,then the major seminary and ... Read More »

From the Pastor 8/1/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,I want you to be aware of some staff changes happening. This week we welcome Fr. George Daniel. Fr. Georgewill be helping us out as Fr. Jason Blahnik continues on his leave of absence to work on his depression andanxiety. We expect him to be gone for several ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 7/25/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hello everyone! This week I’d like to share with yousomething I had to learn right away as I enteredseminary, because it is something all priests andseminarians pray every single day. This is Stuff ILearned in Seminary #18: The Breviary.Through St. Paul, the Lord gave us the command to“pray without ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/25/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,What is a dispensation? Who does it apply to? What does it mean now that Bishop Ricken is lifting thedispensation to attend the Sunday Mass? What does all of this mean for me? If you are wondering about thesequestions and would like to learn a bit more, please ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/18/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,What is the oil in the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 25? We have the parable of the ten virgins, five wise, fivefoolish. The wise ones bring flasks of extra oil and the foolish ones do not. When the bridegroom is delayed incoming, the lamps run low of oil. ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/11/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Thank you for your affirmation of Fr. Jason's ministry among us and the promise of prayers for him as he takes aleave of absence. As we announced last week, Fr. Jason will be taking a leave of absence to seek treatment forhis depression and anxiety. I ask you ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 7/4/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

The Second Vatican Council reminds usthat as believers in Jesus Christ that we areall called to exercise a prophetic role in ourstate of life, in imitation of Jesus. Thisweekend’s readings remind us that this mission of being aprophet is not without difficulty, so we must carry it outwith zeal ... Read More »

From the Pastor 7/4/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,It's hard to believe it's the midpoint of summer. Traditionally, it seems that 4th of July weekend is kindof that midpoint between memorial Day and Labor Day. I trust that as the COVID cases continue todecline, we are more and more able to be out and about. As ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 6/20/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

I have had many ups and downs when it comes tofaith. When I was younger, faith was easy. I loved Godand loved the Church. As I grew older it became morecomplicated.One of those more complicated moments came for meduring the summer between graduating from collegeand going to seminary. I ... Read More »

From the Pastor 6/20/21:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Are we welcoming visitors to our weekend Masses? Over the last few weeks after Mass, I have met folks whoare visitors to Manitowoc. One couple came over for the day on the car ferry. It was interesting to talkwith them, and confirm that they had made a good ... Read More »