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Stan Freberg at Good Shepherd

Hunter and Stan Freberg’s Green Christmas of Love.

Next Sunday evening at 7 pm, a unique and entertaining event is taking place here at Good Shepherd. For the first time ever at a Catholic Church, the great humorist and voice actor Stan Freberg, whose career dates back to the 1950s, and his talented wife, Hunter Freberg, will present a program of memories and humor – and you are invited! It’s free, and no tickets or reservations are required. Continue reading

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Fr. Tom: Remembering Stan

Does anybody remember Stan Freberg?

Back in the ’50s I grew up listening to his routines. Especially because my mom was annoyingly obsessed with Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music, Stan’s “Wun’erful, Wun’erful” was my favorite childhood way of tormenting her. Continue reading

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Humor and Holiness

It is said that angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.

St. Teresa of Avila said “Lord, deliver us from sour-faced saints.” And Jesus himself told a ridiculous story about a guy with a huge log in his eye.

I don’t think you can separate holiness from humor. Humor is a sure pathway to God because it lends perspective to reality. And God is the Ultimate Reality behind all reality. Continue reading

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Announcements for November 29-30

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Announcements for November 22-23

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