Events and Announcements

Farmers’ Hotline

With historically high numbers of farmers declaring bankruptcy, there is also a high amount of distress.There is HELP. We offer two help lines: The Farmers' Hotline in Madison is 800-942-2474 & Organic Valley farmer hotlinenumber is 888-809-9297.

Mass to Celebrate closing of investigation of Father Joe’s life and cause for sainthood

May 27 10:00am

Please join us for the Mass celebrating the closing of the investigation of Father Joe’s life and cause for sainthood on Sun, May 27 at 10:30am at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral. If you are unable to attend, you can watch the Mass live online at www.diolc.org/live. Please continue to keep the Cause in your prayers.

Immaculate Conception PCCW Clothing Drive

Jun 2 - Jun 3 8:00am - 5:00pm

The Parish Life Center will be open Sat, Jun 2 and Sun, Jun 3 from 8:00am-5:00pm for easy drop off. Please put clothing in plastic bags for easier handling.

Anointed

Jun 4 - Jun 12

Are you a high school girl looking for something to renew your faith? Are you interested in learning what it's like to live as a religious Sister? If you are 14-18 years old, we have a week planned for you! Come join the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George at Mater Redemptoris House of Formation! The week includes daily Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, recreation with the Sisters and time spent serving others. You will also have time for individual meetings with the Sisters and instruction in topics related to prayer and the religious life.

For more information and registration, please visit www.materredemptoris.org or contact Sister M. Consolata at materredemptoris@gmail.com or call 608-788-4530.

Tres Ecclesiae Southern Buffalo County Food Pantry

Jun 5

The next distribution will be held Tue, Jun 5 at the Immaculate Conception Parish Life Center from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Volunteers are needed anytime from 3:30-6:30pm. Volunteer sign-up sheets are available in back of each of the churches for all new and returning volunteers.

3rd Annual Butterfly Release

Jun 10

Join us for a celebration of renewed spirit throughout third annual Butterfly Release as a symbol of life, new beginnings and new friendships. It will be held Sun, Jun 10 at 1:00pm at St. Michael’s Assisted Living in Fountain City. There will be a brief program before the butterflies take flight. An ice cream social will be served with live music by the Putz Family Band. All are welcome! Donations can be made online at mystmichaels.org or the day of the event. All gifts donated will go support the kitchen update project where they serve more than 2000 meals per month.

Come, Follow Days

Jun 12 - Jun 13

Young girls ages 9-13 are invited to Mater Redemptoris House of Formation in La Crosse! Come spend time with the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George learning more about your faith. You will enjoy prayer, food, fun activities and more! Registration is open until filled with 30 girls.

For more information and registration, please visit www.materredemptoris.org or contact Sister M. Consolata at materredemptoris@gmail.com or call 608-788-4530.

Priestly ordination of Deacon Kyle Laylan and Deacon Barry Saylor

Jun 30

The Priestly ordination of Deacon Kyle Laylan and Deacon Barry Saylor will be held at the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman in La Crosse at 10:00am on Sat, Jun 30. Immediately following Mass, a reception will be held at the Holy Cross Diocesan Center. For those unable to attend, you can watch the Mass live at diolc.org/live.

National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) Leadership Training Day

Aug 4

at Mary, Mother of the Church Parish in LaCrosse

This day will be presented by two national trainers from the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) Leadership Training Development Team. This is right in our back yard. Please save this date on your busy calendars and try to attend this.

10-day pilgrimage to Rome

Sep 27

Join us for a 10-day pilgrimage to Rome (Sep 19-29, 2018) to witness the Deacon Ordination of Brandon Guenther (SS Peter and Paul Parish, Independence) and Ethan Hokamp (Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish, Wisconsin Rapids). The Mass of Ordination will take place Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at St. Peter's Basilica.

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