Enrollment for the Eau Claire Deanery Program of Religious Education for Catholics with Special Needs is now open. Slated to begin in fall 2015, the program will be directed by a Program Coordinator with background in Special Education and will provide one-to-one instruction, preparation to receive the sacraments, and a strong parental component. Coordinating committee members are: Linda Corey and Michelle Bowe, Directors of Religious Education from Immaculate Conception and Sacred Heart/St. Patrick’s Parishes; Mary M. Brown and Chris Hambuch-Boyle, certified teachers of Special Education; and Mary E. Mihajlov, certified Reading Specialist. To enroll or learn more about the program, contact your parish Director or Coordinator of Rel. Ed. or one of the persons listed above.
Job Opening: Coordinator of the Eau Claire Deanery Program of Religious Education for Catholics with Special Needs. Part-time position includes 100 hours of start-up time, followed by 6 hours/week for 25 weeks. Primary responsibilities include coordinating the program with area Directors or Coordinators of Rel. Ed. and parish Pastors, actively involving parents in the program, developing individualized educational plans for learners, and providing training and on-going coaching of teaching mentors. Ideal candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, have experience working with families of special needs individuals and strong communication skills. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively within the Catholic Communities of the Eau Claire Deanery. Stipend dependent on background and experience.
To apply, respond by June 15, sending a letter of interest and resume with references to Linda Corey, PREP & YM Office, Immaculate Conception Parish, 1703 Sherwin Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org SUBJECT LINE: "Special Needs Coordinator"
Gphomestay is an educational service program that provides quality homestays for international students who attend American high schools.
The organization has several international students attending Regis High School during the school year. For this reason, we are looking for caring families to open their home to an international student.
Host families receive a monthly stipend of $750 to cover any costs that arise with having an extra person in your home. In addition, host families also have access to ongoing support from a local Residential Coordinator.
If you are interested in becoming a host or looking for more information, contact our local Residential Coordinator at 651-285-3818 or visit our website…www.gphomestay.com
Directories will be shipped to the Parish the last week in June. Watch the bulletin for distribution dates for parishioners who had their photo taken. A limited number of directories will be available for purchase.
ACH deposit is available for those who do not like envelopes or writing out checks or are gone on any given Sunday. For the needed form, e-mail the rectory at email@example.com, click here for the form*, or find it on the Information Table in the Fr. Klink Hall.
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Weekdays 8:00am to 4:30pm
St. Patrick’s Benedictine Chapel
322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire, WI
The Diocese of La Crosse through its policies and procedures seeks to provide a prompt, appropriate and compassionate response to reporters of sexual abuse of a child by a priest or deacon. Anyone wishing to make a report of an allegation of sexual abuse should send that report to the diocesan Bishop at the Diocese of La Crosse, P.O. Box 4004, La Crosse, WI 54602-4004. The form is available through the Diocese of La Crosse, Office of the Vicar for Clergy or on the diocesan website at http://www.dioceseoflacrosse.com/safe-environment/.
Copies of the diocesan policy are available through your local parish or school and on the diocesan website. If you have any questions about the Diocese of La Crosse and the implementation of the Charter for the Protection and Children and Young People, please contact the Vicar for Clergy, Diocese of La Crosse, at (608) 788-7700.