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Fr. Poggemeyer's Weekly Letter

Fr. Poggemeyer's Weekly Letter

June 16, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 6/13/24

June 16, 2024

+JMJ

 

Dear Parishioners,

 

Please pray for all the priests in the diocese who will be in Huron, Ohio at Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center for our bi-annual priests' convocation, Monday evening through Thursday morning. Talks this year will focus on the priest's role ... Read More »

June 9, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 6/06/24

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Two weeks ago we had another finance council meeting. Here are some of the highlights:

- We thanked Amy Boes for her three years of service, and we welcomed Roger Haubert, who will serve for three years on the finance council.

- We looked through normal ... Read More »

June 2, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 6/06/24

+JMJ

 

Dear Parishioners,

 

Catholics have a beautiful devotion that traditionally is connected to the month of June. It is the  devotion to the Sacred Heart, a solemnity happening the first Friday after Corpus Christi. Meditate on the Heart of Jesus, and you will realize how live-giving it ... Read More »

May 26, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 6/06/24

+JMJ

 

Dear Parishioners,

 

What did the Holy Trinity do before creation happened, i.e., before the Holy Trinity created “outside of itself”? It's a question for Trinity Sunday, which we celebrate this weekend. Maybe you asked yourself this question when you woke up this morning, thinking ahead to ... Read More »

May 19, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 5/16/24

+JMJ

Dear Graduating Seniors,

Congratulations upon your graduation! What a milestone, towards which you and your family have been working for many years! Please be sure to consecrate your next stage of life, even every step every day, to the Lord Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary – ... Read More »

May 12, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 5/16/24

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

We have a fine opportunity coming up for men of the parish to strengthen their identity as men of God, men of the Church and men for others. A newly registered parishioner – Nick Reimer – is going to start up a Catholic men's group at ... Read More »

May 5, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 5/16/24

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Congratulations to our youth who are receiving their First Holy Communion at Sunday's 11:00 AM Mass this weekend! If Jesus died on the Cross to give us the Eucharist (and He did!), then you can imagine how Jesus foresaw from the Cross each one of our ... Read More »

April 28, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 4/16/24

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Last week, I mailed in my personal donation to the Bishop's Annual Catholic Appeal, entitled “Yesterday, Today & Forever.” My gift will count towards our parish ACA goal. It was a sacrificial gift that definitely stretched me a bit. Also, within the past couple of weeks ... Read More »

April 21, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 4/16/24

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Congratulations to our youth who received the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral this weekend. The gifts that the Holy Spirit poured out upon these youth, along with the character they received on their soul, truly will be an ... Read More »

April 7, 2024

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 4/16/24

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Several years ago, I read a collection of essays on priesthood written by Pope Benedict XVI, collected in a book entitled Teaching and Learning the Love of God: Being a Priest Today. The essays span the entire clerical period of Pope Benedict, i.e., from his life ... Read More »

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