** Starting at 9 am on Friday an ending at 9 am on Saturday) Note: There will be a prayer petition book placed out the week prior to our First Friday Eucharistic Adoration. Anyone wishing to have petitions offered during Adoration may enter their petition into the book and they will be prayed for. Atten- tion: Church doors are locked @ 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. if you are coming to pray during this time please knock on door (under carport) 5 minutes before the start of each hour and you will be let in by person already inside of church.
* Evenings of Recollection * Eucharistic Adoration and Reflection * Meditations in honor of the “Year of Mercy” led by Father Samuel Martin * Time: 6:30 pm-8 pm on Thursday– May 4 , 2017 @ Christ the King Catholic Church in Spencer. *** Please note parish location change ***
Theme for the evening: Evangelization
During the month of May, the Social Justice Committee members of the parish will be collecting “Baby Shower Gifts” for the Hannah Center. A “Wish List” will be provided in the Play- n’Pack, placed in the gathering room of church. Also this year is the “Baby Bottle” to take home and place your loose change in during the month to be returned back to the church at the end of May.
The Family Life Committee has decided to Not to Participate in the “Rose Sale” for the Hannah Center. We encourage you to please participate in the Baby Shower and Baby Bottle collections. Thank you for your past support of the Rose Sale.
The “Priestly Ordination” of Deacon Aaron Becker will take place on Saturday – June 24th, 2017 @ 10:30 @ the St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse. A bus has been acquired for parishioners to have transportation to La Crosse and back on June 24th . Cost of $15.00 per person is to be paid when you register. Space is limited to 49 bus seats and will be filled on “First Come” basis. Please register by calling parish office @ 715-659-4480 and talking to parish secretary, Judy. A required Mandatory “Adult Medical Release and Permission Form” is needed and Judy will provide one for you, when you register. You are asked to bring the form with you on Saturday morning, June 24th . The Progressive Travel Bus will be in the church parking lot @ 7:45 am and leaving @ 8 am for La Crosse. If you are not able to personally go to the cathedral for Aaron Becker’s ordination, the event will be live streamed for those who are unable to a end but wish to watch using their computer or other connected device
Use this link at: www.diolc.org/live the day of the ordination mass.
During the “Month of May ” the rosary only will be recited 20 minutes before Mass * Needed: Parishioners of the parish to lead the congregation in reciting the rosary. A sign-up sheet can be found on back table in gathering room. Your help in be- ing a prayer leader (Ladies, men or young adults) in reciting the rosary would be greatly appreciated. Parishioners * Please show respect for the rosary being prayed and enter church quietly. Thank you.
BASEBALL FANS: Save the date: Thursday-July 20, 2017 for our “Parish Family Night” with the Wausau Woodchucks, organized by the Family Life Committee. Watch the weekend bulletin in June for the sign up details.
Ladies mark your calendars: Annual Mother/Daughter Breakfast will be hosted by the Holy Name Society on Sunday- May 7, 2017 after the 8 am. mass. Grandmothers, mothers, daughters, godmothers and ladies who have given guidance to our families are extended an invitation to come to the dining hall of church and enjoy a good meal, on their special day! Men, teenage boys and boys of the parish: your help is needed to set-up, prepare, serve, clean\up, etc. for this event. Please contact Todd Rueth @ 715-659-5213 to offer your time & talent to make this a memorable time for the ladies. Thank you.