There will be Mass on Memorial Day, May 27th, with Fr. Hessian, at 9:00 a. m. Weather permitting, Father blesses the graves of our Dearly Departed at this time, after Mass.

Fr. Hessian will also say a Mass on Saturday, June 15th, at 5:00 p.m.

Masses at St. Anne’s in Le Sueur are Saturdays at 5:15 p. m., Sundays 8 and 10:30 a. m

Helen Meger passed away in Le Center on May 5th. Robert “Bud” and Helen, well known for owning Hosta Heaven, lived on the farm where The Log Church of Derrynane was located on the Heidelberg side of St. Thomas. Our sympathies to Bud and Helen’s family, especially the Plonski nephews, Greg, Dan and Jim, who grew to adulthood on the Le Sueur side of St. Thomas.

The Retka girls are on the go! Catherine, Julie, Amy, Audrey thoroughly enjoyed the Garth Brooks Show Friday evening at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Audrey also enjoyed the PINK Concert Saturday night with friends at the Fargo Dome in Fargo.

Jim Walker sent news from the New Prague Races on Saturday May 4th. In the half marathon from St. Thomas area was Max Sullivan's son Mickey who placed 12th overall. Also running in the half marathon were Mark Tye, Andy Meger and Father Chris Schofner.  Bob Connelly ran in the 10K. In the 5K, Grady Connelly ran and placed first in his age group, Ryan Connelly placed 3rd. Also running was Dad, Joey Connelly. Jim Walker was the oldest runner entered in the race and he placed 1st in his age group because he was the only one in that age group. LuAnn Walker and Merrisue Walker Minar also ran in the 5K with their Dad. After the race, Jim went out to the lake to help put docks in and then home for a nap. On Sunday, Mary and Jim attended their Great Grandson Jack Rosival's  First Communion at Holy Redeemer.

Cole Vlasak, our grandson, Corey’s son from Eden Prairie, graduated in a commencement program at Concordia College on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Memorial Auditorium in Moorhead, Minnesota. The speaker was great and Irish, Mr. Colum McCann on “Empathy into Action: Understanding the Lives of others”. Cole has finished his internship in Cardiac Rehab. When asked ‘What are you going to do now, Cole?’ Just like his dad, he joked, “Go pro on video games, Grandma.”

He’s not royalty, but he might as well be. Michael and Dorothy Koller are proud to announce the birth of their baby boy! George Michael on May 2 at 5:45 am. He’s 8 pounds and 20 inches long. I stand corrected. Grandma Colleen says, “He is Royalty!”... and Duke Michael and Duchess Dorothy are doing fine.