2017 September 10 St Thomas News

Upcoming Mass -October 21, 5:00 pm at St. Thomas with Father Roger Hessian.

Father James Burns will celebrate Mass here on Sunday, November 19th at 9 AM.
Saturday December 23rd at 4 PM. and Sunday December 24th at 4 PM 

Father Andrew Stueve celebrates Mass at St. Anne’s, in Le Sueur,
Saturdays at 5:15 pm., and Sundays at 8 and 10:30 am.

Father Roger Hessian officiated mass this Saturday, September 9 to about 60. Marvin Halloran served and Jim Oak, Kevin Halloran and Jim Flaspeter assisted with Gifts and Communion.

Mass of Christian Burial for Helen Brown Holey Filipek, sister of Milton Brown, is September 15 at Holy Redeemer at 11 a.m. Visitation two hours before Mass. Born to Patrick and Anna Duane Brown.
Our sympathies to her family, Milo, Betty, Jean, and especially Brian and JoAnn Shaughnessy who also have deep roots here in St. Thomas.

The St. Thomas Firemans Annual Slow pitch, Soft ball, Wooden Bat Tournament happened Saturday. The wind from the southeast made for an interesting game, batting into the wind. Teams and families were from New Prague, Montgomery, Le Sueur, Henderson, Belle Plaine, and St. Thomas. T. C. remarked “None was high scoring, all pretty close.” Henderson was the winner of that game. Winner of the hot dog eating contest was Drew Koloc. Greetings to his buddy, Andy Tupy. Members of the St. Thomas Sportsmans and their families appreciate the interest over the years, and love the fun.

Denis Connelly was home for a few days this past week on his way to Seattle Washington for work. Denis is a National Finance Director at the Sherwin Williams Corporate Office in Cleveland, Ohio. He visited high school /college friends, and his family here. Davie Connelly demonstrated the Connelly Slip Saturday evening.

Hurricane Irma pounded down on Florida this, Sunday, September 10th, our minds, hearts and prayers are on those in Florida especially our home-grown lad, Ron Regan of Fort Myers, Florida, and others who decided to stay and hunker-down, brave the storm, care for others and their homes. A reported “10 to 15 foot storm surges”,” 120 mile an hour winds”,” strongest storm in 57 years”…

“Once a farm girl, always a farm girl.” Fran Byrne Tiegs and Maci has been having a wonderful time visiting son Terry and Cindy, and tending to the cows, chickens and grandkids in Foley, Minnesota. She’ll be home soon.

Save the Date: Brown/Halloran Reunion, Saturday, September 30th Belle Plaine’s Union Square Park by the Ball Park. 12-noon. Bring a dish and pictures to share. All family and friends are invited and welcome.

“Dozinky” and Mandy’s wedding this weekend. See you here... or there.