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From the Pastor 9/27/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Thank you for wearing your masks and striving to maintain social distance in church. I need your help inwelcoming people into your pew. For the "on time" arrivals or maybe a few minutes late, those that wander upthe aisle looking for a place to sit, if there is ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 9/20/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hi everyone! As we try to return to somesemblance of normalcy with going to schooland coming to Mass on Sunday, we continueto do our best to stay safe and prevent thetransmission of COVID. With the Bishoplifting the dispensation, I’m sure a lot of people have beenwondering things like “Do ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/20/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,Are you praying daily for an end to COVID-19, for healing for those who are ill, and for ourhealthcare workers. I encourage everyone to endure in prayer and do what ever we need to do to besafe.In follow up to last week's message from Bishop Ricken on "The ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 9/13/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Why have I gone to Mass in the past?To be honest, when I was a child I did itbecause my parents did it. That workswell and fine for a child to want tobecome like mom and dad. While I could notarticulate it, when I went to Mass with my ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/13/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,As a parish, and as the Catholic church, we are challenged to balance worshiping our Lord whileremaining safe from COVID-19. We have to make decisions as needed, many for the short term,knowing that they will change. We prayerfully consider the options and do the best we can. Thedispensation ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 9/6/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hey everyone! At the Masses Icelebrated last weekend, I preached onhow the term “sacrifice” comes from theLatin sacrificium which is a combinationof two other terms, the adjective sacra meaning “holy”and a conjugation of the verb facere meaning “tomake.” Therefore, “sacrifice” essentially means “tomake something holy,” and Jesus’ call to ... Read More »

From the Pastor 9/6/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Why do you go to Mass?Why do I go to Mass? Body and blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ. I can't live spirituallywithout it. I know that Jesus is my Lord and Savior and I need to stay connected to God. I need theEucharist to spiritually nourish me ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Jason 8/30/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

“The glory of God is the human personfully alive.” This is a quote from St.Irenaeus.I have been captivated by this quote. I want to be fullyalive. Being fully alive means being fully who I am asJesus would want. It means that in being fully who I am,I glorify God.What ... Read More »

From the Pastor 8/30/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,As we change up our procession for Holy Communion, I thought this article was a good way to furtherunderstand our Communion procession."The Church understands the Communion Procession, in fact every procession in liturgy, as a sign of thepilgrim Church, the body of those who believe in Christ, on ... Read More »

A Note from Fr. Ben 8/23/20:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Hi there! If we haven’t had the chance tomeet yet, I’m Fr. Ben. This is my third weekat the parish, and I’ve received a very warmwelcome—thank you for that!I was born and raised in Oshkosh, and am very familiarwith the Fox Valley. The Manitowoc area, not so much, butI’m ... Read More »