From The Pastor’s Desk
We are happy to welcome our mission preacher, Fr. Albert Haase, OFM this weekend. A parish mission is an opportunity for spiritual renewal and growth. For those of us who may find it difficult to get away for a retreat for a week or even a weekend, our parish mission provides a chance to reflect on our relationship with God right here and now. You are most welcome to join us for the parish mission, and you are welcome to bring a friend or neighbor. In the midst of this very busy fall, I’m looking forward to this great opportunity and hope to see you there!
The mission schedule is as follows (all meetings in the church):
Sunday, October 9 4:00 P.M.
Monday, October 10 7:00 P.M.
Tuesday, October 11 7:00 P.M.
The Capital Campaign continues to grow. I sense a very good spirit in the parish and am grateful for your openness to “Our Parish, Our Future.” We can reach our goals if everyone begins to pray about a “sacrificial” response. If we dig a bit deeper and stretch a bit further, our vision can be realized. Many who’ve come to the parish gatherings in September, are already returning their pledge cards. Thank you for your leadership and commitment.
On Friday, at a luncheon downtown, St. Alphonsus Parish School will receive Exemplary Recognition from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, in the area of Mission and Catholic Identity. This recognition was granted after an extensive review and evaluation of our parish school. It’s a testament to the great work that our school staff does under the leadership of our principal, Mrs. Pat Wadzinski. We strive to be an excellent Catholic school. Congratulations to all involved in our school—teachers, staff, leaders, volunteers, benefactors and students. If you’re interested in learning more about our exemplary school, give us a call at 414-421-1760.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
-Fr. Aaron Esch, Pastor