Tag Archives: Fr. Welzbacher

A Pastor’s Page: We are Catholic to the extent that we accept Church teaching in its entirety.

My dear friend, the great Fr. George Welzbacher (Class of 1951!), on my list of the smartest men I’ve ever known, has one of the best “Pastor’s Page” weekly offerings you’ll find in any parish bulletin.
Before you read what I … Continue reading

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Are we witnessing the establishment of a “state religion”?

My friend the great Fr. George Welzbacher, one of the five smartest people I know, issues weekly a “Pastor’s Page” in his parish bulletin (he is 84 and still pastor of a parish) which always deserve a close read.  They … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper: BACON – WDTPRS POLL

The apologetical Jimmy Akin has today without apology taught me that today is International Bacon Day.
Huzzay!  Huzzah!
Bacon!
I have the makings of something with bacon for this evening … or for tomorrow … or perhaps in the week that follows, since … Continue reading

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Fr. George Welzbacher – 60 years a priest – ad multos annos

I wrote this yesterday, and sent it to the blog from my phone, but it just didn’t post.
Yesterday I was at a luncheon held by priests for a friend of many years, Fr. George Welzbacher, who is today celebrating his … Continue reading

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The war on fatherhood

Usually the average parish bulletin "pastor’s page" is… well… suboptimal.
But not at the little parish St. John’s on the east side of St. Paul, MN where the mighty Fr. George Welzbacher is pastor.
He has a highly crafted Pastor’s Page … Continue reading

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