Toast bread cubes 25-30 min @ 325; cool
Cook bacon and remove to drain - cook onion & celery in remaining bacon grease (add olive oil if needed) adding sage, garlic, salt & pepper - cook 'til soft - about 8-10 min
Toss cooked mixture with toasted bread cubes in LARGE bowl; stir in bacon and parsley, butter and oysters. Drizzle with chicken broth. Toss well. Transfer to buttered 9x13 glass dish.
Bake covered for 30 min @ 325-350; uncover and bake another 30 min until a little crispy on top.
*(Stuffing can be assembled without oysters and not baked 2 days ahead and chilled; bring to room temp and stir in oysters then bake)
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