St. Mary's Parish November 21, 2010 Our Lord Jesus Christ the King Parish Calendar Poinsettia Donations Envelopes are available in the back Pastor: of the church for those who would Fr. Francis Abuah-Quansah *November 28 No CCD *November 30 Parish Council like to donate towards the purchase 904 Central Ave. of poinsettias for Christmas. Please Meeting 7:30pm Coon Valley, WI 54623 *December 1 Choir Practice 8pm use the designated envelopes if *December 4 Craft Show possible. If you use another envelope Phone: (608) 452-3841 *December 6 Altar Society Potluck be sure to write “Altar Society” on Dinner 7pm the envelope along with poinsettias. Website: http://stmarycv.org/ Annual Tree Lighting Announcements The Coon Valley Lions will be holding their 5th annual “Christmas Saturday Night Mass: 7:30 PM Parish Council Members Tree Lighting” on Friday evening, Congratulations to the newly elected November 26th at 6pm. Christmas Parish Council members. They are carols, a visit by Santa and the Sunday Mass: lighting of the trees will be followed Rhonda Buckmaster, Wayne Dwyer, 7:30 AM Peter Hansen, David Humfeld, by the unveiling of the donation Robert Kerska & Nancy Peters. Their board. This focus of this year’s event Weekday Mass: first meeting will be on Tuesday, is to raise money for the Westby Wednesday at 8:00 AM November 30, 2010 at 7:30pm. Food Pantry. Come and join us for fun, food and to help out a good Diocesan Appeal cause. Confessions: Have you turned in you pledge card Before Mass for the Annual Diocesan Appeal? Cookie Walk Please do so as soon as possible. The Coon Valley Lutheran Church will card can include the full donation, a be holding their annual “hanging of New Parishioners: the greens” service and cookie walk Welcome to our parish partial donation or just a pledge. It can be mailed using the envelope on Wednesday, December 1 family! Please contact the provided with the card or returned to beginning at 7pm. Make your parish office for registration church and placed in the collection holiday baking easy. Pick out your and for your welcome and basket. Either way, we really would favorite cookies and enjoy a cup of information packet. like them all returned in the next few coffee. Cookies sell for $5/dozen or weeks. If you can’t make a donation $5/pound. Baptism: Please call the this year, please indicate so on the Card Party parish office to register for card and return it. We are looking for Come and enjoy an afternoon 100% of the cards to be returned. playing cards on Sunday, November baptism preparation. Thanks You 14, in the undercroft at St. Joseph the Baptism preparation Workman Cathedral in La Crosse, consists of two classes, A special thank you goes out to Linda Berg and Kristi Hansen for offering from 2-4pm. This annual card party which should be completed to chair the St. Francis guild. is sponsored by the La Crosse before the birth of your chapter of the Catholic Daughters of child if possible. An anonymous donor has paid for the America. The cost is $2 which paint used in the rectory. The house includes lunch and door prizes. Bring will soon be finished and it looks a foursome and have your own table. Sacrament of Anointing / great! visitation of the sick: Presentation on Cardinal Dulles Please let the parish office Altar Society Christmas Party Msgr. Bernard McGarty will present The Ladies Altar Society “Cardinal Avery Dulles: A know when someone you organization will be holding their Theologian for All Seasons” at know is in need of either the Christmas potluck on Monday, 6:30pm on Monday, November 22 in sacrament or a pastoral visit. December 6 beginning at 7pm. the Viterbo University Fine Arts Ladies are welcome to bring a guest Center Main Theatre. This event is Mass Intentions: to the party. free and open to the public. Mass intention envelopes Craft Show Holy Trinity Home Tour are now available in the Our Parish will be hosting the annual Holy Trinity will be hosting a back of church and at the craft show on Saturday, December 4. Holiday Home Tour and Bazaar on side door. Please use these The event will be from 7:30am- Sunday, December 5th. The bazaar envelopes for requesting a 2:30pm at the Coon Valley Village and cookie walk will be from 8am- Mass intention. Hall. We are asking members to 3pm. The home tour will be from donate items for the bake sale. They noon-5pm and feature 4 homes. can be dropped off on Friday, Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 December 3 from 6-9pm or Saturday the day of the tour. Please see the morning starting at 6am. flyer in back of church for more details. The Christmas Store and conclude by 3:30pm with noon Televised Masses for Catholic Charities Christmas Store to lunch and Sunday Eucharist included. Shut-ins: open December 6. Volunteers are 10 Offering: $40 WXOW CH 19 La Crosse – needed to “clerk” the store. If you are available from 9am – noon or 1-4pm, For all retreats contact St. Anthony’s in Sunday: 9:30 AM any Monday – Thursday starting Marathon at (715) 443-2236 to register, if EWTN (cable/sat.) – December 6 – 21, Catholic Charities you need a ride to the Center, or to receive Sunday: 7 AM & 11 AM could use your help. To find out more additional information. You can also contact Daily: 7 AM & 6 PM information call Karen at 782-0710 St. Anthony’s by e-mail: ext 202 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org Web-Site: Catholic Broadcasting: email@example.com. Last year we were www.sarcenter.com able to provide brighter Christmases EWTN Catholic Cable Television Vernon to over 220 families. Become a Catholic Charities Christmas Angel Last Week in Giving Telephone Cable – Chan. and help us spread the joy! If you November 14, 2010 143 can’t volunteer they are still taking MediaCom Chan 15 – Coon donations. Adult Envelopes $ 910.00 Valley Marriage Encounter Weekends Offertory $ 66.10 Chan 74 – La Crosse also Just as we celebrate Thanksgiving by Total $ 976.10 available via satellite gathering together with family, why not celebrate your marriage by This Week in Prayer Youth Religion Education attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend? It’s a positive, (Sat) 4:00P.M. St. Joseph’s Parish Program: simple common sense, private Omer & Henry Program Director is Jodie experience between husband and wife Degenhardt Holdorf. She can be reached that revitalizes your marriage. The 7:30 P.M. Parish Family at 452-2433. Classes are next Worldwide Marriage Encounter (Sun) 7:30 A.M. Parish Family Sundays at 8:30AM Weekends are January 28-30 in 9:00 A.M. St. Joseph’s Parish Brookfield, February 11-13 in Cedar Arnie, Jean & Craig Natural Family Planning: Falls, IA, February 18-20 in Crystal Meyers Lake, IL & March 18-20 in Madison. 10:30 A.M. St. Peter’s Parish Information on natural Early registration is highly family planning can be Leo & Leona Cavadini recommended. For more information (Mon) 8:00 A.M. St. Joseph’s Parish obtained by calling 800- visit their website at: alifetimeoflove.org Dennis Goody 255-6226 or visiting the or call (888) 574-5653. (Tues) 8:00 A.M. St. Peter’s Parish web site at Christmas in Holmen (Wed) 8:00 A.M. Parish Family firstname.lastname@example.org A Christmas Cookie Walk and Home Tour will be held in Holmen Sunday, (Thur) 8:00 A.M. St. Peter’s Parish Catholic Charities: December 5th. The cookie sale will be Thanksgiving Mass Catholic Charities offers held at St. Elizabeth from 11:30am- (Fri) 8:00 A.M. St. Joseph’s Parish many services in our 3:00pm. The Home Tour will include Jean Kammel diocese. Programs offered 5 locations. Tickets are $10 each and include: emergency must be purchased in advance or at (Sat) 4:00P.M. St. Joseph’s Parish services, adoption services, Holmen Lutheran Church the day of Joseph & Orena mental health counseling, the tour. Tickets will not be available Mikshowsky financial counseling, at the homes. Advance home tour 7:30 P.M. Parish Family HIV/AIDS ministries, tickets are available at St. Elizabeth, (Sun) 7:30 A.M. Parish Family immigration services, in- Holmen Lutheran Church & Ethel’s 9:00 A.M. St. Joseph’s Parish home support for children Attic. Margaret McKnight with disabilities, and Christmas House Walk 10:30 A.M. St. Peter’s Parish domestic abuse services. For The Cashton Cupboard & Closet more information please call 1-888-212-HELP or visit Food Pantry & Resale Shop is Next Week in Service sponsoring a Christmas House Walk their website at on Sunday, November 28, 11:30- Saturday – 7:30 P.M. www.cclse.org. 5:00. Five area homes will be Servers: McKenzie & Spencer Berg featured, and tickets will be available at the Cashton Community Hall. The Reader: Jeana LeJeune cost is $10/person, which includes all Eucharist: Marion Korn five homes, plus coffee & cider at the Community Hall where there also Ushers: Andy LeJeune & Volunteer will be a cookie sale, nativity scene display, and Christmas decor sale. Sunday – 7:30 A.M. Please, no children under 10 years of age. All proceeds go to the Cashton Servers: Ross Stalsberg & Eric Cupboard & Closet Building Fund. Schreier Retreats Available Reader: Kathy Korn “Lord Jesus, increase my Saint Anthony’s Spirituality Center Eucharist: Sue Humfeld faith. Give me the courage will be offering these retreats – to trust in you, especially Ushers: Dave Humfeld & Volunteer when I am tempted to lose The Spirituality Center is offering an heart. Give me the grace not Advent Day of Prayer entitled “It’s Money Counters: Pat Holte & Geri hard to believe: We’re Pregnant,” Lusk to give in to anger, fear, or on Sunday, December 5, 2010. This despair. Help me to love you Advent Day will help us find the new If you are not able to be at the more each day.” life God might be creating right now Mass scheduled above please find a in us. This day will begin at 10am substitute.
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