Browsing the December 2015 archive of Blog

I WAS A STRANGER AND YOU WELCOMED ME

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 12/27/15

       One of the things that I have noticed here in our parish is the great pride people take in tracing their the lineage of their ancestors.  Many of you have traced the journey of your ancestors to their homelands in Germany and other countries of Europe ... Read More »

THE FORCE AWAKENS

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 12/27/15

      The Force Awakens!  In a galaxy far, far away, in a time long ago,  once again we await with eager anticipation to find out if the forces of good can deal with the new threat from the Galactic Empire.   It’s the hottest ticket in town and people ... Read More »

A LETTER FROM THE BIG GUY

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 12/19/15

      I got a letter from the big guy this week who asked that I pass it on to you.  So, here it is.        It has come to my attention that many of you are upset that folks are taking My name out of the Christmas season.   ... Read More »

THE STUFF THAT GIVES LIFE

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 12/09/15

      Last week I saw the movie The Martian.  Matt Damon plays an astronaut who is stranded on the planet Mars.  He decides, despite his situation, that  he is not going to give up.  If he is going to do this, he knows that he is going to ... Read More »