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Fr. Poggemeyer's Weekly Letter

Fr. Poggemeyer's Weekly Letter

March 5, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 3/01/23

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Last weekend, in my homily I said that parents could even do some spiritual warfare for their children. Here is a prayer I composed back at my last parish; and it includes the “deprecative” type of warfare, where you ask the Blessed Virgin Mary and other ... Read More »

February 26, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 2/23/23

February 26, 2023

+JMJ

 

Dear Parishioners,

Last weekend was the official diocesan kick-off of the Bishop's Annual Catholic Appeal, which this year is entitled “This is the Day” (a line from Psalm 118: i.e., “This is the day the Lord has made!”). In fact, taken in its fullest ... Read More »

February 19, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 2/14/23

February 12, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 2/09/23

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Just in case anybody thinks miracles no longer happen – even physical healing miracles – check out the following link on Life Site News that reports on a priest who was recently healed of a brain tumor after a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady ... Read More »

February 5, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 1/31/23

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Last fall I did a series of homilies reminding us of the basic points of the gospel: 1) We were created by God in His image to know, love and serve Him in this life, and as a result, abide with him in heaven forever; 2) ... Read More »

January 29, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 1/31/23

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Last February, I sent a memo to the Diocese asking if we could engage Peterman & Associates to start designing a storage building, since we had lost four buildings on the high school property. Those buildings housed items for the festival, but also all kinds of ... Read More »

January 22, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 1/16/23

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

On a couple occasions in the past I have given you a couple poems of Jessica Powers (pen name for Carmelite Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit, who died in 1988). Here's one on angels. She writes about God's throne in the secret of her soul. ... Read More »

January 15, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 1/16/23

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners,

Please keep praying for the right person to lead our music at Holy Mass! I have had several people ask me how the search is going. As of the writing of this letter, I have received three resumes. None of them ended up working out. We ... Read More »

January 8, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 1/06/23

Fr. Poggemeyer requested permission to use the below letter from parishioner, Mick Badik, for his weekly letter. He felt this letter was an important reminder of the pro-life resource in our area.

Dear Partners in Christ,

I would like to introduce myself. My name is Mick Badik and, since ... Read More »

December 25, 2022 & January 1, 2023

Posted by Melissa Kelbley on 12/20/22

+JMJ

Dear Parishioners, 

I wish all of you a most Blessed Christmas and New Year! Christmas celebrates the Eternal Son of God taking to Himself our human nature. How precious that is to us! Without this astounding condescension of God to our level, we would not have the Eucharist; ... Read More »

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