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Try Outs

May 7, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Try Outs – 5/7/21 Life has a way of revealing ourselves.  Events, chance encounters, long-term relationships all present opportunities along our way for self-reflection. 

Marian Feasts – Q&A

May 6, 2021
Question: Why does Mary have so many feast days and names? Answer: Christians first began celebrating feast days in honor of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, in the fifth century. That celebration (originally called the Feast of the Dormition and

In Search of Trilliums

May 3, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   In Search of Trilliums – 4/30/21 Two years ago, in the spring we had to search twice for trilliums.  Sometimes when you search you

Quad-Fest 2021!

April 30, 2021
Quad Fest Picnic Burgers, brats, hot dogs & trimmings! Free of charge with any contribution to JUST WRITE THE CHECK. Other activities: cash bar, ice cream social, bucket raffle, 50-50 raffle, drawing for $500 & more! Make your reservation by

MAYDAY! MAYDAY! – Deacon Bill

April 29, 2021
“MAYDAY! MAYDAY!” is a distress call that is used by pilots in life-threatening situations. Isn’t it interesting that “May Day”, in the Church, marks the beginning of a month dedicated to the devotion of Mary, the Queen of Heaven and

Joyous Flight

April 23, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Joyous Flight – 4/23/21 Last year Michelle and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to New Zeeland.  Although I tend to

The Perfect Storm

April 15, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   The Perfect Storm – 4/16/21 You can tell a lot about a culture in how language is used.  For example, the term “perfect storm”