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Posted on September 19, 2020 in: General News

Shop Amazon Smile to help our parish
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40 Days for Life

Posted on September 19, 2020 in: General News

40 Days for Life
CALLING ALL PRO-LIFERS: 40 Days for Life runs September 23-November 1.  Our Tri-Parish Pro-Life  Committee will once again offer carpools.  We will peacefully pray at Affiliated Medical Services on Farwell Avenue in Milwaukee on Fridays.  We attend the 8:30 Mass at St. Mary and leave from the parking lot. We are back by noon.  If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Sue Novasic,     262-763-7837 or suenov5@aol.com  

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Welcome Deacon Dan Kostelc

Posted on September 19, 2020 in: General News

Welcome Deacon Dan Kostelc
Welcome Deacon Dan Kostelc   Our Tri-Parish Community has been asked by Sacred Heart Seminary in Milwaukee to assist Deacon Dan as he prepares for ordination to the priesthood next spring.  He will be at our parishes on various weekends to preach the homily at the Masses.  Afterward, a group of parishioners will offer feedback and suggestions to him.  We welcome Deacon Dan to our communities and look forward to hearing him share the Word of God with us.  Below is his introduction.    Hello.  I am Deacon Dan Kostelc, a curr...

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Life Chain October 4th

Posted on September 19, 2020 in: General News

Life Chain October 4th
On October 4th at 2 PM we will be honoring Respect Life Sunday.  We will have a Life Chain around the triangle block,  kitty corner to St. Mary's  Bring chairs if need be and your rosary, we will have signs.  Hopefully no umbrellas needed!  

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See You At Mass Video

Posted on September 19, 2020 in: General News

See You At Mass Video
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Tri-Parish Young Adult Group Meetings
Join us for faith and fellowship in the Tri-Parish Young Adult Group! Meetings are held every other Tuesday Evening at 6:30pm. All young adults ages 18-35 are invited to join us. Young adults outside the Tri-Parish community are welcome to join the meeting! Please contact Caila Webber (Caila.Webber@gmail.com) for more information!"  

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Watch Sunday Mass

Posted on September 19, 2020 in: General News

Watch Sunday Mass
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Food Drive

Posted on September 05, 2020 in: General News

Food Drive
The Heim Hall Knights of Columbus will be having their annual food drive over the next three weekends. Starting on September 19th and 20th the bags will be handed out after mass. The COVID-19 Pandemic has placed undue stress on all of us. Please, if you are able, pick up a bag to bring back the following weekend filled with non-perishable food items and toiletries. These items will then be given to Love Incorporated to help and feed the needy and homeless in our community. The final collection date for the items will be Sunday, October 4th. Bags are not required for donatio...

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Reconciliation 1st & 3rd Saturdays
Tri-Parish Sacrament of Reconciliation If you would like to celebrate the Sacrament of  Reconciliation, it will be held the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month at 4 PM at St. Charles in the cry room or call the Rectory Office 763-1500 to make an appointment with one of the priests.  

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Changes Starting August 29/30

Posted on August 24, 2020 in: General News

Changes Starting August 29/30
click READ MORE for letter from Fr. Jim Dear Parishioners,   I hope and pray this communication finds you in good health – physically, mentally and      spiritually.  Beginning the weekend of August 29/30 some changes will be taking place at our parishes.    35% Capacity We are now able to extend the capacity in the church for a Mass to 35%, this includes weddings and funerals.  Attendees will still be encouraged to social distance and seating will remain available in every other pew.  The chapel...

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Tri Parish Religious Education

Posted on August 13, 2020 in: General News

Tri Parish Religious Education
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Harvest for Hot Lunch

Posted on August 07, 2020 in: General News

Harvest for Hot Lunch
   Would you like to share your bountiful harvest with our Burlington Catholic School students from St. Charles and St. Mary?  The Hot Lunch Program would be grateful for any of your home-grown vegetables or fruits:  Tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, beets, green peppers,   onions, broccoli, cauliflower, watermelon,cantaloupe, etc.    We will begin accepting donations beginning Monday, August 17th.  Because of Covid restrictions, please drop off any harvest  donations only at the St. Mary Cafeteria anytime between ...

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Help Us Help Others

Posted on April 08, 2020 in: General News

Help Us Help Others
Dear Burlington and Lyons Tri-Parish members, It appears the Coronavirus pandemic will be affecting our daily life for quite some time. Some of us may find a lot of extra time on our hands while others may need extra assistance during this quarantine. This point in time provides an extraordinary opportunity for us to come together as Burlington area Catholics. The Knights of Columbus has been working with Father Jim and Tri-Parish Committee Chairman Brian Daniel to establish a Tri-Parish Coronavirus Outreach Program. Members from your parish outreach committee will be...

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Confession When A Priest is not available
This habit of returning home “takes flesh in the   Sacrament of Reconciliation”, the Pope explained.     “I know that many of you go to confession before Easter… Many will say to me: ‘But Father… I can’t leave the house and I want to make my peace with the Lord. I want Him to embrace me… How can I do that unless I find a priest?’. Do what the catechism says. It’s very clear. If you don’t find a priest to go to confession, speak to God.  He’s your Father. Tell Him the...

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Free Subscription to "Formed.org"
Please log into your FREE parish subscription of www.formed.org with password NBNCWYHere you will find a plethora of information on our Catholic faith which includes Bible studies, movies, biographies and talks.  Make use of this valuable tool for your faith formation.  You can do it by yourself, family or friends.  Our pick of the week is Lectio-Evangelization --   How is Jesus working in our lives to fulfill his call to evangelize? How are we called to respond in the midst of conflict, rejection, and outright persecution? There is no bet...

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An Act of Spiritual Communion

Posted on April 04, 2020 in: General News

An Act of Spiritual Communion
An Act of Spiritual Communion   My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.     

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Please Use Online Giving When There is no Mass
Donate Online! St. Mary Immaculate Conception Parish has made Online Giving available for our weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections. Donating is simple, safe, and secure and take less than five minutes. You’ll be able to give to any of our collections and view complete financial records at any time. Set up a one-time or recurring donation by following these three easy steps: 1. Click on the Online Giving link. 2. Select the collection you wish to donate to and click to make a donation. 3. Enter your payment information. ...

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Donate to St. Mary directly from your IRA
Making tax-free gifts to St. Mary Parish from your IRA is gaining in popularity among older investors, thanks to changes under the new tax law.  It is a good idea to start the process well before the end of the year.  Talk to your tax person now, about how you can make a qualified charitable distribution to our parish.  Thank you and God bless you.  

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Financial Stewardship using We Share Online Giving
St. Mary parishioners have the option of making monthly financial stewardship contributions automatically using the WeShare online giving option.  A payment will be taken out of your designated checking account on the date you choose each month.  Online giving saves you time and saves our parish money.  If you have any questions about our online giving program, or about setting up your account, please call the parish office 262-763-1500. You may also contact WeShare Donor Support at 800-950-9952 Ext. 2007.  Thank you.

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TEXT MESSAGE AND EMAIL SCAMS iTUNES
WATCH FOR UNSAFE TEXT MESSAGES AND EMAIL Be alert for Text Messages that seem to becoming from Father Jim Volkert but are not. Be alert for the iTunes Gift Card Scam! The hoax we told you about a few months ago seems to be making its way through the archdiocese again. Several parishes contacted us this week to ask if there is a way to prevent these bogus emails from going out to their staff and parishioners. Unfortunately, there is not. The best defense is to educate your people! If you are not familiar with this scam, it starts with the fraudsters creating a fa...

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