The following parish organizations and ministries provide many opportunities for Stewardship. We welcome and encourage participation from all parishoners.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Contact: Johnnie & Rita Dean 265-6999 Adoration is offered by successive worshipers without intermission from Monday 9:30 a.m. through Friday 9:00 a.m. Worshipers spend a scheduled hour in His presence in the Blessed Sacrament any way they wish They may read the Bible, pray the rosary, or just sit and relax and enjoy the sweet peace that comes from simply being in the Presence of God. Adoration has been a source of comfort and faith for countless Christians throughout the centuries. Click here for more information about Adoration.
Cana Club Contact: Larry & Becky Steensland 265-5331 or George & Cathleen Tucker 265-3209. Cana Club advances the spiritual, educational, and social health of married couples of all ages. New and current members are encouraged and always welcome. Join us in cultivating friendships with other interesting couples over a delightful dinner, short business meeting, and fellowship and laughter. Meets one Saturday evening per month.
Environmental Contact: Betty McCarthy 234-7487 and Mary Snyder 235-5535 This is a ministry that makes preparations for celebrations, as well as weekly needs if required.
Finance Committee Contacts: Father Gary 235-5535 ext 14 Finn McCarthy (Trustee) 234-7487 Chuck Harkins (Trustee) 234-5065 Mary Snyder (Secretary)235-5535 ext. 12
Funeral Dinners Contact: Mary Therese Reece 235-7057
Healing Evangelization Ministry Contact: Ralph Specht 234-1036 email@example.comSt. Patrick's Healing Evangelization Ministry serves to provide for healing ministry and evangelization opportunities within our parish including healing masses and services, workshops, retreats, prayer visitation, and prayer team ministry.
Lector or Extraordinary Ministers (Bread or Cup) Anyone interested in becoming a Lector or Extraordinary Minister, please contact Deacon Russ at 235-5535
Liturgy & Music Ministry Contact: Linda Kettl 234-1282
Martha & Mary's Hospitality & Spirituality Contact: Julie Milberger 267-5899 or Linda Slattery 237-6880 The mission of the Council of Catholic Women is to support, empower and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. Programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society in the modern world.
Parish Council Contacts: Don Whyde, Council President 237-7293 The purpose of the Parish Council is to: provide advice to the Pastor for the life and mission of the Church in the parish; to advise on any Parish expenses over $15,000; to encourage and support all the different actions and ministries of the Parish; and to collaborate with other religious bodies and with civic, business, and professional organizations in working for the common good of the community. Meetings are held 3rd Tuesdays September through May.
Parish Historian Contact: Charlotte Babcock 235-6248
Saint Anne's Circle & Gift Shop Contact: Carol Nielsen 265-6117 Gift Shop Contact: Betty Gosar or Debbie Reed 234-3441 St Anne's circle members meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the St. Patrick's School & Ministry Center, for prayer, a meeting, and to socialize. The purpose of the Circle and Gift Shop is to serve the parish community by making affordable religious items available. The gift shop is located in the old baptismal area and is open for browsing/shopping after the weekend Masses. Special shopping arrangements or special orders can also be made.
Saint Brigid's Family Circle Contact: Shari Shaw 473-2072 Saint Brigid's Family Circle works to build the parish family and further the faith. The group works closely with other parish ministries and fill the gaps through a variety of service projects. Parishioners especially seem to enjoy the prayer cards and other small tokens that the group makes and hand out after Mass on occasion. Meetings are held as needed and new members are welcome.
Saint Therese, the Little Flower, Bible Study Group Contact: Rita Dean 265-6999 The Saint Therese Bible Study Group promotes the spiritual development of women through the study of scripture and other inspirational material. The group meets Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7:00. From September 2009 to May 2010, the group's book for reading and discussing is "Reasons for Our Hope," A Bible Study on the Gospel of Luke."
Sanctuary Cleaning Contact: Jamie Bridge 333-4231 Rotating turns to clean the church once every 3 months. All church members are invited to help with general cleaning before Easter and Christmas.
Sick & Caring Ministry Contact: Deacon Russ Humphreys 235-5535 ext. 13 Eucharist for the hospital, nursing homes, and homebound.
Shalom Prayer Group Contact: Patti Spaulding 266-1095