2021 September 6 St. Thomas News

Father Roger Hessian will say Mass on Saturday, September 18th at 5:00 p. m. and Saturday, October 9th at 5:00 p. m.

St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Le Sueur will have masses with Father Chris Shofner: Saturdays at 5:15 p. m. and Sundays at 8 a. m. and 10:30 a. m.. Check the website for more information if needed.

Jeannie/Jackie Callahan’s passed away August 28th, at her home here in St. Thomas. Visitation will be on Friday, September 10th from 4 til 7 p. m. at Kolden’s Funeral Home in Le Sueur and continue Saturday, September 11, from 8 a. m. til 10 a. m. with a procession to St. Thomas for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a. m. Mass officiated by Father Thomas Niehaus. Jeannie will be laid to rest among our Dearly Departed. Lunch will follow at St. Anne’s School in Le Sueur. Family has asked that masks be worn at wake and funeral.

A wonderful Funday this Monday, September 6th in St. Thomas, Michael and Janeil Holden hosted a trap-shooting outing in the morning for the Sportsmen “and women” of St. Thomas. Carolyn Tuck was the big winner. In the afternoon we enjoyed the great weather and gathering with Sportsman’s families for our annual potluck Labor Day picnic in the park. The youngsters used to play Four-Square, now they enjoy the Bean-Bag Toss.

The Annual St. Thomas Sportsmen Invitational softball tournament is this Saturday, September 11th. The St. Thomas Xtreme Fire Dept. will start the day against New Prague at 9 a.m. Other events include: Mountain of Money, Hot Dog eating contest, Bean-BagToss,
as well as Basketball court, Playground, Giant Sandbox, fun for the whole family!

The George and Max Sullivan’s home-place is changing hands in the near future. George’s folks, Jim and Agnes Retka Sullivan bought 160 acres of land from John Moore. early in the last century. When George and Max were married, they purchased the farm from George’s folks. Now onto the third Sullivan generation... We are happy to write Mickey Sullivan is purchasing the building site of his Grandma and Grandpa Sullivan’s original farm where Mickey and his Dad grew up. Max is planning a move to St. Peter and will still have “sweet connections” here in St. Thomas.

We have schools starting in surrounding towns this week. Wishing all students a good year, and like our Grandma Pexa used to say, “Be good, learn much...and get home fine.”