Click on the image to see where your help is needed and sign-up to help with this year's Fish Fries. Help is needed during the week and on Fridays. Watch this week's QT video to learn more. The first Fish Fry of our 68th year is Feb. 24.
FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD
Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. In several cultures this feast marks the end of Christmastime. Gather for worship on this feast of light and peace.
SHARING MINISTRY IN FEBRUARY Sign-up links are found here for ministries at Mass this coming weekend and for the rest of February. THANKS to those who so generously participate in these necessary roles at Mass. More parishioners are encouraged to join these ministries. Contact Fr. Tom for more information. READERS - WELCOME MINISTERS - SERVERS
On the first two Sundays of February we will gather items for the Women’s Community. Bring donations along to Mass or drop them in the Gathering Space during the week. These are the items being requested: · Diapers sizes: 4, 5, 6 · Baby wipes · Hair conditioner · New boys underwear sizes: 2-3, 4, 6-8, 10-12 · Men’s jeans, boots, winter jackets · Comfortable clothing - leggings, sweatpants, sweatshirts, flannel for all genders and sizes · Dish soap · Laundry detergent, dryer sheets · Winter jackets for tween girls.
SUPER ROLL SUNDAY
Mary, Mother of Good Help Parish resumes its popular Super Roll Sunday egg roll and spring roll sale on Feb. 12, Super Bowl Sunday. Order online at marymotherofgoodhelp.org.
Looking ahead to the upcoming summer mission trip to South Dakota, here is a fun review of last summer's adventure of Christian faith and service. Click here to learn about our 2023 adventure.
GIVING LIFE AT ST. ANNE - FEB. 20
A blood drive will be held at St. Anne Feb. 20. You can make an appointment by calling 715.842.0761. Walk-ins also will be welcomed. Donations will benefit the Blood Center of North Central Wisconsin. In a recent bulletin column, Fr. Tom encouraged those who are able to donate blood to do so.
CELEBRATING CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Bishop Callahan offers a video greeting as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week.
JUST FOR KIDS: A proclamation of God's word prepared for children is offered at the 8:30 Sunday Mass. Children ages 4 to second grade are invited to gather at the altar after the Collect, or opening prayer. They return as the collection is being gathered.
We have met our target for theINSPIRED BY THE SPIRIT campaign. Final pledges and contributions have brought us to 102 percent of our goal. Watch the Quick Things video for more information. THANK YOU! to everyone who has pledged and contributed. And, if you didn't pledge, you can still pledge online!
PAT PUYLEART OF THE PARISHtalks with Fr. Tom in last week's Quick Things Conversation about crafting the altar and other furnishings that are part of the church renovation. The conversation begins at 9:00.
A PROJECT OF DISTINCTION:Ellis Construction was honored by the Wisconsin Associate of Builders and Contractors with a Projects of Distinction Gold Award for its renovation of St. Anne Church. Fr. Tom and Doug Holmberg of the parish accepted the award along with Andrew Halvorsen and Erik Carlson of Ellis.
BRING BACK BABY BOTTLES: Baby bottles distributed during Advent are being collected to support the Hope Life Center and its outreach to those facing an unplanned pregnancy or dealing with a past abortion. ALL BABY BOTTLES ARE ASKED TO BE RETURNED - even if they're still empty, since they can be re-used.
THE SUNDAY READINGS ON TUESDAY: Read, discuss and pray over next Sunday's reading in a weekly gathering at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Gathering Space. It’s a great way to anticipate hearing the readings proclaimed at Mass and to gain a deeper awareness into the meaning and power of God’s word. All are welcome!
BLESSED ARE THEY: As a follow-up to Sunday's gospel proclamation of the The Beatitues, here is a homily offered by Fr. John Heagle as part of a Lenten Voices series in 2021. The presentation begins at 2:30. Fr. Heagle is a senior priest of the Diocese of La Crosse living in Oregon. He has been a popular presence at parish missions and national conferences for many years.
Parish worship and ministries depend upon the generosity of ALL parishioners. And, it couldn't be easier to make a contribution. Scheduling an ongoing contribution or making a one-time donation - is just a click away. Thanks to all who share generously with the parish.
LORD'S DAY MASS
Worship in-person is always ideal, but if circumstances prevent you from gathering with the community, a livestream of Mass is offered at 8:30 Sunday morning. A link is at left, as well as at the parish web site. The link can be watched anytime after 8:30. Here is a link to this week's worship aid and a link to Sunday's readings.