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Bishop Callahan meets with students from St. Joseph School in Stratford during his visit to the Marshfield Deanery.

SESQUICENTENNIAL EVENTS

  • Sept. 9 – ARCADIA
    10 a.m. Mass and Fall Festival at Holy Family Church
  • OCT. 7 – LA CROSSE
    • Sesquicentennial Celebration Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral
    A reception will follow at the La Crosse Center
    • Please RSVP at diolc.org/150 or by calling 608-788-7700 before Sept. 20.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall Festival and Auction — Cooks Valley
Sept. 9 | 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Parish will hold its annual Fall Festival and Auction on Sunday, Sept. 9.
The day will begin with Mass at 9:30 a.m. A dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the whole family.

Bishop Callahan and Father Martin enjoy the Parish Pull at St. John the Baptist Parish in Marshfield.

Fall Festival — Colby
Sept. 9 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The day begins with Mass at 10 a.m.
A family-style chicken and ham dinner will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will also be many games, raffles, outdoor polka music, an auction and a beer tent. For more information, please call 715.613.6664.

Sunday Mass and Healing Service — Wausau
Sept. 9 | 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
St. Matthew Parish will be holding a Sunday Mass and Healing Service on Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available from 2-3:15 p.m. Individual prayer will be available after Mass.

Fun Fest — Nekoosa
Sept. 9 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish will hold its annual Fun Fest, with dinner served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., bingo will immediately follow. There will be kids’ games from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the rectory grounds. A silent auction and raffle ticket sales will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mary, Mother of the Church Chicken-Que — La Crosse
Sept. 13 | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mary, Mother of the Church Parish will be holding a Chicken-Que on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost for the meal is $9 For pre-sale tickets (guaranteed) and deliveries, call 608.518.6145.

Miscarriage, Infant or Child Loss Memorial Service — Chippewa Falls
Sept. 16 | 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Please join us at St. Peter Parish (Tilden), 11358 County Highway Q, Chippewa Falls to pray for those who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death or loss of a child. If you would like a child’s name included in a special remembrance, please contact Ann Plendl at 715.288.6792 or plendlann@gmail.com; or contact Julie Rider at 715.944.4921 or julierider64@gmail.com by Sept. 7.

Rural Life Day — Genoa | Sept. 19 | 10 a.m.
38th annual Rural Life Day at the Wall-Stone Holsteins farm, owned & operated by the family of Dr. AnnMarie Elwing, Kevin, Emil & William Walleser, located at S7414 Fortner Rd., De Soto, WI 54624 of the La Crosse Deanery. 10:00 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop William Patrick Callahan followed by awards, recognitions, a blessing of crops and machinery, and a meal catered by the women of the parish. For more information, contact Dan Kitzhaber at dkitzhaber@diolc.org

Fish Fry — Richland Center
Sept. 21 | 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary Parish, Richland Center, is having a fish fry. Cost for the meal: adults, $11; seniors, $9; children 5-10, $5 and children 4 and under, $1. Carry outs will be available at $11 per plate. Call 647.4470 to place your order.

Bingo Party — Tilden
Sept. 23 | 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Agatha Circle is sponsoring a Bingo Party at St. Peter’s Church, Tilden. Bingo begins at 2 p.m. Cost per bingo card is $1. A lunch will be served at 4 p.m. Cost for the meal is $6.

St. Joseph Fall Festival — Elk Mound
Sept. 23 | 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Music will be provided by the Lima Polka Choir. Dinner will be served from 11:30-2 p.m. Cost for the meal: adults, $9; ages 6-12, $5; 5 and under, FREE. Carry-outs will be available. 50/50 Bingo and Bingo – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Married Love: Two Becoming One Retreat — Arcadia
Oct. 5–6 | 6 p.m.
Contact Liz Fitzpatrick at eafitz94@yahoo.com or 608.864.0682 for more information and to register. Cost is $50 for those in the Arcadia Deanery and $75 for those outside the Arcadia Deanery.

Vintage Wedding Dress Style Show — La Crosse | Oct. 6 | 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
On Oct. 6, a style show will be held at Blessed Sacrament Parish. Vintage wedding dresses formerly worn by Catholic Daughters of the past will be modeled. There will also be a luncheon with cake. For tickets, contact the parish office at 782.2953.

Elegant Autumn Tea — Chippewa Falls
Oct. 7 | 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Ladies, come enjoy a day planned just for you!
You are invited to Tea – Please join us for the annual elegant Autumn Tea to be hosted at the Notre Dame Parish Life Center. Contact Beth DeCook at edecook@wwt.net or 715.874.4776, if you have any questions. Reservations are required. Nursing infants welcome.

Bingo Party — Tilden
Oct. 7 | 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Cecelia Circle is sponsoring a Bingo Party at St. Peter’s Church, Tilden. Bingo begins at 2 p.m. Cost per bingo card is $1. A lunch will be served at 4 p.m. (assorted hot dishes and barbecue). Cost for the meal is $6

Marian Symposium 2018 — La Crosse
Oct. 12-13 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Marian symposium 2018 is sponsored by the Franciscans of the Immaculate in conjunction with Dr. Mark Miravalle and the International Marian Association, held at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Authentic Indian Buffet Fundraiser — Stevens Point
Oct. 14 | 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
St. Peter Parish, Stevens Point, is sponsoring an Authentic Indian Buffet Fundraiser as they celebrate “Virundhu, a Tamil Festive Meal” on Sunday, Oct. 14. Social festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. Buffet will begin at 4:30 p.m. For more details and ticket information, please contact Amy at 715.252.0807 or call the parish office at 715.344.6115.

White Mass Dinner and Lecture — La Crosse | Oct 16. | 6 pm
Mass and dinner at the Holy Cross Diocesan Center with speaker Theresa Notare, PhD. For more information or to register, go to diolc.org/marriage/white-mass
Mary, Mother of the Church Fall Rummage Sale — La Crosse
Oct. 19-20 | Oct. 19: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 20: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Mary, Mother of the Church Parish will be holding a Fall Rummage Sale on Friday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $6 a bag. On Saturday, the rummage sale will run from 8 to 11 a.m. and the cost will be $3 a bag. Some items will be priced individually.

Fish Fry- Richland Center
Oct. 19 | 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary Parish, Richland Center, is having a fish fry. Cost for the meal: adults, $11; seniors, $9; children 5-10, $5 and children 4 and under, $1. Carry outs will be available at $11 per plate. Call 647.4470 to place your order.

Bingo Party — Tilden
Oct. 21 | 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Anne Circle is sponsoring a Bingo Party at St. Peter’s Church, Tilden. Bingo begins at 2 p.m. Cost per bingo card is $1. A lunch will be served at 4 p.m. (pulled pork and mashed potatoes). Cost for the meal is $6.

Men of the Cross Men’s Conference — La Crosse | Oct. 27
For more details go to menofthecross.org.

Married Love: Two Becoming One Retreat – Marathon — (One day)
Oct. 27 | 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This is a 1 day retreat.
Cost: $100
To register contact: St. Mark Church 715.359.5206
fraljs@smproths.org

Mater Redemptoris Trivia Fundraiser — La Crosse | Oct. 27 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Trivia Night Fundraiser – Diocesan Center – 3710 East Ave S. – La Crosse. Contact Sister Mercedes 608.788.4530 for details

Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate — La Crosse | Oct. 27 | 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Cathedral of St Joseph the Workman, 530 Main St, La Crosse, or watch live at diolc.org/live.

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