Browsing the January 2016 archive of Blog

OPENING OUR HEARTS

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 1/22/16

I ran into one of my priest cousins at the funeral home the other day.  He was coming to visit with the family of one his former parishioners.  He looked great and I asked him how retirement was going.  He said it was fine but he really missed the ... Read More »

LADYBUGS AND RESPECT FOR LIFE

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 1/13/16

     The ladybugs are back.  Of course who can blame them.  With all the cold weather they are migrating inside huddled together around the light fixture in the church sacristy and aligning themselves on top of the door frames.  And they show up elsewhere as well.  Last week ... Read More »

LEARNING TO TALK TO ONE ANOTHER

Posted by Father Gene Schroeder on 1/11/16

 spent some days this past week with my priest support group.  At one point we were sitting in front of the fireplace and all of us were checking our phones for messages.  It struck me that, like many people, we were perhaps becoming addicted to our communication tools.    I ... Read More »