Our Mother Mary needs your help! We are down to 2 volunteers that come every Monday at St. Paul’s from 10:30 to 1:00 pm to make rosary’s that are sent all over the world. Supplies are on hand. Please find it in your heart to help out with how ever much time you can spare!
DIOCESAN ANNUAL APPEAL: St. Paul’s target amount for the 2016-17 year is $13,193.00. We can reach this goal if we all do our part. Checks are made payable to “Diocese of LaCrosse” or “Diocesan Annual Appeal”. Please return your pledge cards promptly to St. Paul’s by mail or in the collection basket. Any questions, call Rose Remington. Thank you and God Bless.
Update: So far $11,425.00 has been pledged. We need your help to make our goal. Your gift, no matter what size, will make a difference. Thank you to all who have contributed this far.
Cookie Sale: Only 2 week’s until St. Anne’s Cookie Sale and it is not too early to start baking. The cookie sale is St. Ann’s PCCW biggest money raiser for the year. In the past St. Anne’s PCCW has contributed to the renovation of the church rectory, and maintenance projects to the cemetery. We ask that each family donate 4 dozen cookies. Cookies should be in the church basement by Friday, December 9th at 5:00 pm.
Christmas Memorials: “You are in my hear, in my thoughts, in my life, always...” If you wish to request a Christmas Floral Memorial this holiday season please deposit your request, including the intention & by whom with your donation, in a clearly marked envelope in the collection. Need them by Dec. 16.
There will be a joint Board/Finance/Building & Ground meeting at the Schuh residence in Oakdale Thursday evening Dec. 1st at 6:00 pm
Beginning Sunday, Dec. 4th we will be conducting a collection of baby items of all kind, also mittens, scarves an hats for the moms at Gerald Hall in Lacrosse. Please place these in the baby bassinette in the rear of our church.
The names from this year’s memory table collection will be read off on Sunday, Nov. 20th.
Our Annual Christmas Basket raffle/cookie tray sale will be on Sunday, Dec. 18th. Let’s be creative with our theme baskets. Gift certificates, money gifts are welcome s well! The CCD students will treat us to a Christmas cookie social.
Volunteers to Remove Snow From Steps and Sidewalks: Again this year we are looking for volunteers to clear snow from the steps and sidewalks at St. Mikes. There is a sign-up calendar in the church entrance. Normally there are 2 days of the week that would need attention, Wednesday evening before 6:30 CCD and Sunday morning before 8:00Mass. Shovels, salt and snow blower are provided. If you need a church key, see Terry Tiber. If you feel you physically can’t do clearing and want to make a $$$ donation for salt and gas, see Jerry Bloom.
Diocese Annual Appeal: Remember that any amount donated over this amount will be sent back to St. James to use as it is needed. Thank you to all for your generosity.
It is that time of the year again when I create the schedule for Lectors, ushers, servers, & money counters for the New Year. Anyone interested in donating their time and talent to help out in anyway they can during Mass, please let me know. Kris Madejczyk
Diocese Annual Appeal: St. James target is $5,119.00 this year. Remember that any amount donated over this amount will be sent back to St. James to use as it is needed. Thank you to all for your generosity.
The Camp Douglas Food Pantry is in dire need of donations at this time. Your donations can be money or food. There will be a list of needs posted in the back of the church and a box in the back of the church for your convenience. Please help out. There are several drop spots here in Camp Douglas.
Parking: For those who attend mass at St. James, parking is available in the driveway behind the church. Please enter at the far end by the rectory & pull as far ahead as you can. Those who need to use the ramp are encouraged to park in the driveway.