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Assumption Chapel where I grew up

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The rectory was visited by a locust the other day. I haven’t seen as healthy and big a grasshopper as this since I was a kid up in Minnesota. It’s twice as big as the biggest that I’ve otherwise seen around here.

Assumption Chapel instantly came to mind. Would we have the faith to do the same today in the plague of faithlessness we are witnessing in the midst of the Church?

The story behind Assumption Chapel – the Grasshopper Chapel – right next to where yours truly grew up, is amazing, well worth a look see at Wikipedia’s Assumption Chapel, well worth visiting if you’re just passing by the middle of nowhere Lake Wobegon.

The most practical thing in the world is do something like this. The most practical thing in the world is to get to know the Holy Family, Jesus, Mary, Joseph. And don’t forget the angels.

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