32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 6, 2016 Dear People of God, It was good for us to honor all the  saints who have loved our Lord through the centuries as we did last Tuesday, November 1, and we pray for our loved ones who are on their way to Heaven after being purified in...

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31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 30, 2016 Dear People of God, We are remodeling the church bathroom; yes, the cramped one in the vestibule, thanks to a generous, anonymous donor.   The remodeler will move the four inch diameter cast iron pipe, which comes down the back wall, to the corner which will give...

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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 23, 2016 Dear People of God, If you remember, one of the features of the Beyond Sunday campaign was that forty percent of the donations would return to the parish.  Well, we recently received a check for $1,200 which will help us maintain this beautiful parish.  More will come. ...

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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 16, 2016 Dear People of God, We had a gardening party this last Saturday that prepared our grounds for next Spring.  Our motivation was to have some blooms ~ yellow daffodils, iris and other bulbs ~ performing for our Mass Mob Sunday March 19th.  In addition, we caught up...

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 9, 2016 Dear People of God, We were blessed on Sunday at the 8:00 am Mass to have Fr. James Mason with us.  I had heard wonderful things about him, and he gave us a beautiful homily.  Normally we will have Fr. Anstoetter, who is a gifted homilist as...

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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 2, 2016 Dear People of God, We are so very fortunate to have Fr. Anstoetter celebrate the 8:00 am Sunday Mass most Sundays.  I have heard wonderful reports about his homilies and this last Sunday was no exception.  May God bless him in his seminary duties during the week,...

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 18, 2016 Dear People of God, God bless you all as we progress from late summer to fall. We have our challenges as we try to figure out what failed on the pipe organ this week. You may notice that the tabernacle looks like it should now that the...

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 11, 2016 Dear People of God, It was joyful to hear the financial report from Tom Kubsh last Sunday, with his message that we finished the financial year end this last June in positive territory, or “in the black” as they say.  Our Mass attendance is growing, and the...

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear People of God, Here we are back at school!  Our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are busy with new teachers and new routines for balancing school work and recreation and we can pray for them at Mass, so that this may be a good year for them. We started the...

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 21, 2016 Dear People of God, What a rain storm this last week! I hope your basement is dry and that you did not suffer any damage. If you remember, we prepared one young man for his First Holy Communion last Spring. Keith will be seen at our Masses...

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