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Michael Parish of La Crosse prepares to celebrate centennial
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On Sunday, September 18, 2011, St. Michael Parish of La Crosse will celebrate its centennial. The parish extends an invitation and welcome to all to join members in this great celebration.

Events begin with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 3 p.m. celebrated by the Most Reverend John J. Brungardt, Bishop of Dodge City. Concelebrating with him will be the Most Reverend Ronald M. Gilmore, Bishop Emeritus of Dodge City, former pastors and visiting clergy. There will be a banquet and program following the Mass.

A Centennial Book entitled "Our Journey of Faith" will be on sale which contains the history of the parish from the original church to the present including pictures of events such as first communions, confirmations and a complete collection of the eighth grade graduating classes from St. Michael School.

Anyone planning to attend is asked to call Benny Viegra at 785-222-3629 and leave a message, or send a card stating you will attend and the number attending to Benny Viegra, P.O. Box 356, La Crosse, KS 67548.