2022 October 24 St Thomas News

St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Le Sueur will have masses with Father Chris Shofner: Saturdays at 5:15p. m. and Sundays at 8 a. m. and 10:30 a. m.2022, October 24 St. Thomas News.

Saturday’s Mass at St. Thomas was officiated by Father Roger Hessian, and assisted by alter server Jonathan Cink to close to 80 at mass. Debbie O’Connell and T. C. assisted Father as Communion servers. Mary Rebel accompanied the St. Thomas Choir.

Allie and Travis Simon enjoyed the High Island Rodeo in Jessenland Friday night

Our sympathies to the family of Francis and Rosie Weiers on the death of their Dad and Grandpa, Francis. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 28, 1 p. m. when Francis with be laid next to Rosie We met them at St. John Catholic Church, years ago, and enjoyed breakfasts with them following 6 am mass. Fine folks.
John Burns, “the other Jack Burns,” of St. Paul, has passed away on October 20, 2022. John Gregory O’Connell introduced him to many of us Burnses on a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Le Center years ago, He was with his brothers Richard and Patrick and sister Georgia Ann. More recently he would accompany his son, Father James Burns often from St. Paul to attend mass here at St. Thomas when his son said the mass. John was an O’Connell/Burns, Jack was on the branch of the Halloran/ Burns Bunch. Our sympathies to the O’Connell Burns Bunch. Visitation was 5-8 PM Tuesday at Willwerscheid Funeral Home, in St. Paul. Funeral was Wednesday, Oct 26. with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes in Msgr. Schuler Hall. Interment followed at Ressurection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, offering for memorial Masses and/or donations made to the church of St. Agnes, 548 Lafond Ave., in St. Paul. Little Sisters of the Poor, or with the Carmelite Nuns of Lake Elmo.

Its official!! Ed and Denise Halloran are grandparents!!  Sophia Vernae was born on Friday, October 21st at 6:40 a.m. at Mayo Hospital in Mankato.  Sophia weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.  Proud parents are Chris and Hollie of North Mankato.

Annette, Arlene, and Mary Francis O’Brien,Diane Burns, Colleen Rohloff, Betty Burns Olsen, Mary Elizabeth Fogarty Phillips, Noreen Sanchez and Rita Kornder, gathered for lunch at the O’Brien Pub and Grill in Shakopee recently.

Happy Halloween!