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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Posted on February 17, 2021 in: General News

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Did you miss Religious Education this year? Join us for our Summer Program June 14 - 18 and June 21 - 25 from 8:30 - 11:30 am at the St. Mary campus. These two weeks can be used to replace the previous school year. If your student missed religious education for 1st grade, this will count and First Communion preparation can begin in the fall. All students who are currently grades K-7th for the 20/21 school year are welcome.  High school students can volunteer to help and we will sign for 25 service hours for the full two week commitment. Contact Ellie Schultz at  ...

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formed.org

Posted on February 17, 2021 in: General News

formed.org
FREE Catholic Resources at FORMED.ORG Sign-up for Daily Reflections:  at formed.org/lent.  Each day you will receive a email with a short video with Dr. Gray.  Visit http://signup.formed.org; enter the zip code as 53105; enter your name and email.  It’s FREE!  

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Walk Closely With the Lord this Lent
Morning Mass:  8:30 AM on Tuesdays at St. Charles and on Fridays at St. Mary.    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is held Monday through Wednesday in the chapel at St. Mary.    Stations of the Cross are prayed Tuesdays at 7 PM at St. Mary (Rosary at 6:30 PM) and Fridays at 6:00 PM at St. Charles.   Lenten Mission Evening: For our Deanery will be held on Wednesday, March 3 at 7:00 PM at St. Patrick, Elkhorn with Fr. Tim Kitzke. The Sacrament of Reconciliation:   Confessions are heard on the 1st and 3rd Saturd...

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March Madness Fundraiser

Posted on February 14, 2021 in: General News

March Madness Fundraiser
March Madness – Cemetery Association Fundraiser 2021 “Hoopsmania” Sweepstakes Tickets are $10 each. The Cemetery Association keeps $7 of each ticket sold. Each ticket has a 1 in 19 chance of winning a cash prize. Each ticket has 8 “seeded” teams, 1 through 8. Prize Money: 1st $500 2nd $200 3rd $100 67 $20 runner up prizes. $50 for lowest combined score. $20 for next four lowest scores. A total of 75 possible winners. All winners will be notified by mail. Contact Pat Smetana at 262.763.7568, Don Siehoff at 262.758.4449 or Jim Vos a...

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Ash Wednesday 2/17 Masses

Posted on February 14, 2021 in: General News

Ash Wednesday 2/17 Masses
Mass Schedule:  8:30 AM at St. Charles.  12:20 and 6 PM at St. Mary. 7:00 PM at St. Joseph

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Burlington Catholic School St. Mary Campus Virtual Tour
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Burlington Catholic School St. Charles Campus Virtual Tours
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Coming this April-Kitchenware Drive

Posted on February 04, 2021 in: General News

Coming this April-Kitchenware Drive
Coming this April … St. Vincent de Paul Kitchenware Drive for our neighbors in need.  Watch for details in future bulletins! Coming this April … St. Vincent de Paul Kitchenware Drive for our neighbors in need.  Watch for details in future bulletins!  

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40 Days for Life Spring Campaign

Posted on February 04, 2021 in: General News

40 Days for Life Spring Campaign
40 Days for Life Spring Campaign runs February 17 - March 28th:   Please consider standing in prayer in front of the Milwaukee abortion facility. Affiliated Medical Services is located at 1428 N. Farwell Ave.  Information about the vigil can be found at 40DaysforLife.com. You can also contact Sue Novasic at 262-763-7837 with questions.  

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St. Mary Lenten Fish Frys

Posted on February 04, 2021 in: General News

St. Mary Lenten Fish Frys
Yes, that’s right, we are having fish fries this year! We will be offering a drive through option only. Please mark your calendar for February 26th, March 12,th and March 26.th. Meals will be served from 4:30-7 PM. Because of the drive through format, we are looking for active volunteers to work first shift (4-5:30), second shift (5:30-7), or both shifts. A number of positions will be outdoors. Masking and distancing will be required. To sign up, please contact Kathy Baumeister at kathybaumeister@gmail.com or call (262)763-3441.    

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2021 Catholic Stewardship Appeal

Posted on January 27, 2021 in: General News

2021 Catholic Stewardship Appeal
The appeal begins Feb. 6-7:  Share the power of God’s grace through ministries that change half a million lives across southeastern Wisconsin.  Give online at www.catholicappeal.org.  Thank you!                  Archdiocese of Milwaukee  

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Southern Lakes Serra Club

Posted on January 27, 2021 in: General News

Southern Lakes Serra Club
Southern Lakes Serra Club: “Let each of you lead the life that the Lord has assigned, to which God has called you.” Do you think the Lord is calling you the consecrated life or priesthood? Call the Vocations Office (414-747-6437) thinkpriest.org or write vocationsoffice@sfs.edu  

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When Schools Close for Snow - Mass Also Cancelled
Just a reminder…Whenever school is closed due to snow or treacherous weather, Mass is also cancelled. We want you to be safe.

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St. Vincent de Paul Donations and Volunteers
St. Vincent de Paul Donations The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Good Shepherd Conference, was formed with volunteers from St. Mary, St. Charles, and St. Joseph Parishes. Our mission is to bring help and hope to the poor of our community by providing rent and utilities assistance. Our efforts are supported by the generous donations of our parishioners and income from the Waterford Thrift Store. During these extraordinary times, the Conference has experienced a significant increase in the number of requests for help as well as an increase in the amount of money needed to...

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Shop Amazon Smile

Posted on November 22, 2020 in: General News

Shop Amazon Smile
Support our parish by shopping amazonsmile.  SELECT Immaculate Conception St. Mary to help us raise money!  

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A Statement from Archbishop Listecki
A statement from Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki regarding the recent comments reported by Pope Francis about same-sex attraction and civil unions:   Recently, the Holy Father brought up the issue of civil unions for those with same-sex attraction. In doing so, Pope Francis rightly differentiates between Catholic marriage and other relationships recognized by civil or state authorities. The Church clearly teaches that marriage is between one man and one woman and that it is life-long and life-giving.  

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Communion to the Sick and Homebound
Communion to the Sick and Homebound The Parishes have been asked when it may be permissible to use a pyx to bring Holy Communion to someone who cannot attend Mass.  The Archdiocese has stated that at this time it is preferable to have a priest, deacon or an appropriately appointed minister bring Holy Communion to the sick or homebound.  During this time of pandemic the utmost care must be made to ensure that those who are receiving Holy Communion are not put in danger of transmission of the virus.   If you know of someone who would like to have a visi...

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Free Subscription to "Formed.org"

Posted on October 17, 2020 in: General News

Free Subscription to "Formed.org"
Free Catholic Resources FORMED.org   How do new parishioners register for an account? Registering for FORMED is easier than ever: 1. Go to formed.org/signup 2. Select your parish (using zip code is easiest) 3. Register with your name and email address Check that email account for a link to begin using FORMED   How do parishioners log into FORMED that previously had access? 1. Go to formed.org/signup 2. In the upper right corner, select "Sign In" 3. A new &q...

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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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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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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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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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