Browsing the October 2015 archive of Blog


Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 10/29/15

      I spend a lot of time in cemeteries. I guess that is an occupational hazard.   Over the years I have been in cemeteries many times for the burial of parishioners and loved ones.     Every time I walk through the cemetery, I am reminded that our journey here ... Read More »


Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 10/29/15

       I like saints that are real.  They are the ones who get up every day and do the best they can.  They have moments of fulfillment  and moments when they wonder if their life has amounted to anything.  They have moments when their hearts are full ... Read More »

Remembering Our Loved Ones

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 10/21/15

Next Sunday, at all the weekend masses, we will be having a special remembrance of all those who have died this past year.  It is a good and holy thing to pray for those who have died.  Not only do we want to remember them to the Lord, we ... Read More »

Finding God in the Ordinariness of Life

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 10/21/15

Want to enjoy a great chicken dinner?  Or how about buying some sausage?  If not that, how about some burgoo?   And by the way we have some barbecued ribs and Boston butts for sale as well.  And while you’re at it, why not buy a lottery ticket for our ... Read More »

Be a Blessing to Others

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 9/30/15

       We are part of 7.2 billion people in the world and each one of us has a story to tell.  When Pope Francis spoke to us last week during his travels in the United States, he reminded us not to be afraid of the stranger in our midst, ... Read More »