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Pastoral Ministries

Contact Lauri Wenninger for information about Pastoral Ministries, or learn more below.

Take Eucharist

  • Nursing Homes – Shares Eucharist with nursing home residents in Waupaca and/or Iola after the 9:30 am Sunday Mass.  Minimum age is 18.
  • Homebound – Shares Eucharist and visits with homebound individuals in their homes as requested. Minimum age is 18.

Visiting

  • Nursing Homes
  • Homebound – Visits homebound parishioners; may offer assistance with shopping or other errands when necessary; maintains phone contact with homebound individuals.

Elizabeth Ministries

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Elizabeth Ministers are people who are willing to share their presence, stories and experience in the hope that these will       encourage a woman and her family.  Brief visits, phone calls,            e-mails, and cards provide support with a minimal amount of time.

Prayer Shawls

Contact Caroline Murphy

Knits and/or crochets Prayer Shawls for individuals who suffer because of illness, age, physical or emotional disability.  Work either individually or with a group fashioning shawls in an atmosphere of prayer and reverence. Yarn and patterns are provided.

Ministry of Comfort

Provides support to the immediate family members of our parish who have lost a family member through death.

Chemo Angels

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Chemo Angels is a volunteer organization dedicated to adding a ray of sunshine to the lives of those undergoing Chemo treatment.

Jail Ministry

Contact Richard Wudtke/Lauri Wenninger

Visits individuals incarcerated in the Waupaca County Jail. Training is necessary and will be provided.

Drivers

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Provides transportation for older adults or for others requiring transportation to Mass.  Provides transportation during the week for doctor             appointments, groceries, etc.

St. Vincent De Paul

Contact Gary Des Jardins

Works with other volunteers at the St. Vincent de Paul store in Weyauwega either sorting and pricing donated clothing.  Proceeds benefit persons in need in the community.

Women’s Book Club

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Meets weekly for discussion on the current book selection.

Respect Life

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Sub-committee of Social Concerns committee.  Meets monthly or as needed.

Health and Wellness

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Composed of parishioners with some medical background. Provides blood pressure checks monthly after Mass, educational programs, materials and “Share The Care” which is a model for providing a care giving team to someone with an illness.

Rosary for the Unborn

The rosary is prayed on Sundays before the 9:30 am Mass.

Morning Prayer Group

Contact Lauri Wenninger

The rosary is prayed daily at 7:15 am, followed by Mass or a Communion Service.

Thursday Afternoon Prayer Group

Contact Lauri Wenninger

Meets Thursday mornings after the Communion Service to pray the Devotion to the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus and the Divine Mercy Chaplet.

Adult Bible/Catechism Study

This group meets to study and discuss the Bible.