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Altar Society Officers

New officers were elected on Tuesday May 7th, 2019.
Linda Shada President 2nd term
Ali Petersen Vice President 2nd term
Jane Elske Secretary
Betty Jo Keisner Treasurer




Join us for Fellowship after the 8:00 AM Mass on Sunday.



Religious Ed * This Week!

Religious Ed - PreK - 6th Grade meet at 5:15 PM.

7:00 PM (10/13/2019) confirmation Parents' Meeting
Jr/Sr High students will meet at 7:00 PM for class this week.

Please contact Ashley Olson at stpatricksreligioused@gmail.com to enroll your youth.



HOLY FAMILY news item Meals on Wheels

DECATUR MEALS ON WHEELS ♦Holy Family Parish needs volunteers to deliver lunches for the Decatur Sr. Center. HF is responsible for the 3rd week of each month. “Open days” are Tuesday and Wednesday. Thank you to Lynn K for taking the Monday deliveries.

Deliveries are made at 11:00 AM to 7-8 people (approx. 5 stops) Please contact Jackie at the Center 402-349-5525 if you can help to ‘feed the hungry’. Thank you!




Thank you to all who supported the fundraising projects and to all who gave extra donations to make our second NCYC pilgrimage a reality! Thirteen youth and four sponsors will leave on Wednesday November 20th for Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Thank you to all who made this possible and we ask for your prayers for a safe and dynamic faith experience.♥




An updated newsletter, dues information and Food Group list is available on the table in the entry of the church. Looking ahead: Holiday Cookie Boxes are coming up in November. You will get information from your Food Group Chairperson.



KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS - Time for dues!

Your 2019-2020 dues may be paid either to Mike, Tom or Rich or placed in the collection basket marked for KofC.

See Richard Elske or Mike Larsen for more information.



KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Pancake Breakfasts & Events

Knights of Columbus are planning several events:

Pancake Breakfasts:

Sunday November 10th after 8:00 AM Mass.

January 2020 events to mark on your calendar:

Sunday January 12th Free Throw Contest - watch for more details in the bulletin.
Sunday January 19th - "One Rose, One Life" Sunday.



Second Collections

There will be a second collection the weekend of November 9/10, 2019 to benefit National collection for Military Services.

A second collection will be taken up the weekend of November 23/24 for Catholic Campaign for Human Development.




Be aware that Sunday Mass times will change on November 3rd.

Mass at St. Patrick will be at 8:00 AM until Spring.

Mass at Holy Family will be at 10:00 AM on Sundays until Spring.



Altar Society Cookie Sales

Cookie sales will be the weekend of November 23rd – 24th. Your Food Group chairperson will be in touch with more details.

Cookies can be dropped off on Thursday November 21st from 5:00 - 8:00 PM or Friday November 22nd beginning at 8:00 AM. We will begin packaging cookies at 4:00 PM.



Altar Society Christmas Party

Altar Society Christmas Party – This year’s party will be more fun if YOU are there! Mark your calendar for Tuesday Dec. 3rd. Mass will be at 6:00 PM at St. Patrick followed by social time and a meal. Ladies, there is a sign-up sheet for the meal catered by Save More – chicken tenders, cheesy potatoes, dinner salad and dessert. We need a firm count by Sunday, Nov. 24th. All ladies from the four parishes – Holy Cross, Holy Family, St. Joseph and St. Patrick are invited to attend. We are asking a donation of $10 in lieu of a gift exchange to benefit the local Food Pantry and help cover meal expenses. Hope you can make it!