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 CHRISM MASS 2019

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Call to Continuing Conversion and Rite of Election 2019

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May 19, 2019

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April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday

 

 

    The Dead Sea Scrolls series

 

   St. Nicholas School, Kinsley, Advent Cantata, Dec. 7, 2008

 

   

 

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‘She played a foot-stomping jazz piano’

Marce Lemke Estlack remembered

Editor’s Note: While the SKR typically edits obituaries for space, it has decided to print the  following in its entirety.
Marcelite (Marce) Lemke Estlack, 88, of St. Joseph Parish, Greensburg, died Dec. 10, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Lakewood, Colo. She was born June 23, 1922, in Muscoda, Wis., the second daughter of Peter O. and Emmaline Schlump Lemke.
She graduated from Muscoda High School and soon took a course in welding at the University of Wisconsin, joining the storied work force of shipbuilders during World War II at the shipyard in Green Bay. After the war she had many interesting jobs. She worked as secretary to Dr. R.E. Schnoebelen, her brother-in-law, in Kinsley; she wrote and reported for the local newspaper in Greensburg, worked at the library, the food bank, Kiowa County Hospital and for hospice, also in Greensburg, and spent several winters in Kansas City helping at the Worker House for the poor.
She gave her time to varied local charities and was for many years the organist at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She was a consummate homemaker, with an eye for stunning interior and a fearless gourmet cook. Her knitting was legendary among family and friends, as well as her embroidery and quilting. She wrote beautiful poetry, stirring prose, played a foot-stomping jazz piano and danced with the abandon of those who were born with a dancer’s legs.
She loved a joke and had a laugh that demanded you laugh with her. To her two adoring nieces, she was a glamorous, fun-loving, always welcoming “Auntie,” whose love was unconditional.
“Sports fan” doesn’t begin to describe her enjoyment of baseball, especially her beloved St. Louis Cardinals, whose team members and their statistics could be given at the drop of a baseball cap.
Marce was a strong and valiant woman with a compassionate soul who braved life’s sorrows and always found time for others. Her generosity and strong Catholic values will be remembered and treasured by many.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted M. Estlack, master carpenter, and her only son, John M. Estlack. She is survived by her only sister, Margaret Schnoebelen, her only daughter, Shelley French and son-in-law Don Pew, and nieces Renee Rousseau and Shade Calhoun.

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Sept. 16, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2018 Golf Classic; student athletes; physically challenged; Leonard Stegman; Lesson in forgiveness; Sending us on a mission

Sept. 2, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Priest crisis; Scandal; Opioid addictions; Seeds of Suicide; Leightons; St. Anne; Vincke; seminarians; Dominican Sisters; Stewardship Conference; Dead Sea Scrolls; PSR programs; Roe V. Wade

 

August 12, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Prayer and Action; Totus Tuus; Janee Bernal; Diana Ramirez; Heidy Ramirez; Bishop Gilmore honored for 20 years ministry; suicide; contraception and abortion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Humanae Vitae; certification in youth ministry; Chuck Weber; Cathedral rectory chapel; Sister Viola Heichelbech; Adam Urban

July 15, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Immigration Protest/Rally; Faith and Light Fiesta; Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls; Corpus Christi procession; Prayers for priests; Sisters turn 100; Michael Brungardt; Gerald Vincke; Massacre in San Salvador; Action for Alex 

 

June 3, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Parish Pray for Priestly Vocations; Appeal reaches $10 million; Gangs; Seminarians; Pam Willis; Why I like being a priest; Happy Father's Day; Patricia Lujan; Tyler and Rachel Bennett; Adoption Protection Act.

May 20, 2018
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation

May 6, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Archbishop Romero; Seeing, Touching, Tasting; Exhortation; Father Patrick Conroy; Happy Mother's Day; A child on your doorstep; Vibrant Ministries Grant; From the heart of a young father; Love Gives Life; Roman Holiday; Smartphone; retirement
Fossil Hunting

 

April 15, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; Angelica Village; Colorado woman; The art of anger; Cimarron Couple; Staats; Adoption; 

Father Ultan Murphy anniversary; Coughlan; Spiritual Advisor to Hoodlums; Woman of Courage; Oration contest; Darcy Feist  

 

April 1, 2018

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Defending Adoption; Led by the Spirit; Knights; ABC Pregnancy Center;
Memorial of Mary; Homeless; Relics; Down syndrome abortion; Chrism Mass

 

March 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Aleksandr Men; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; Uganda; School for deaf; Rannah Evetts; Oberle; Rachel and Doug Trombley; Oscar Romero; Paul VI; DACA

 

 

March 4, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Fasting for priestly vocations; Father Juan; Fasting and prayer;
Quest Weekend 2018; DACA; With God, anything is possible; Homelessness in our communities; Rhubarb, Kansas;
What's the point of fasting; Rite of Election; same-sex couples

 

Feb. 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; Rachel Doll; Ellinwood; Great Bend; Garden City; Ness City; Dodge City; Sister Rita Schwarzenberger; Nigeria; Bishop Hermes; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; World Day for Consecrated Life; 50th Anniversary St. Dominic School; What will life be like in 50 years?

 

 

Feb. 4, 2018

 

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: March for Life; Tracy and Ross Smith; Adoption; Vibrant Ministries; Faith and Light;
Pro-Life; Mortal sin to discard elderly; DACA; Abortion; Dreamers; Human Trafficking

 

Jan. 21, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Louise Korbe; Anne Frank; Miep Gies; Home Heat; Father Solanus

 

Jan. 7, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Good news and kingdom living; dreamers; Sister Teresa Orozco; Infant Adoption; Elderly; a moral conundrum; seminarian; feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

 

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