Holy Day Mass Times
Mass for the Holy Day of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday evening, December 7th Vigil at 5:30pm and
Saturday morning, December 8th at 9:00am.
CONFESSION SCHEDULE AND OTHER CHANGES
The schedule for various functions of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church has changed! They are as follows:
There will now be a Saturday morning Mass at 7 am.
CONFESSION will now be heard Tuesday from 4:45 to 5:15 pm, Saturday from 7:45 to 8:30 am and from 3:30 to 5 pm, on First Friday from 7:45 am to 9 am and at other times by appointment.
ROSARY will be said every Friday morning at 11 am, Saturday at 5 pm (before the start of the 5:30 Mass) and Sunday at 8 am (prior to the start of the 8:30 Mass). The Rosary will also be said every weekday during the months of May and October at 11 am.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT will be observed the first Wednesday of the month from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm and again on First Friday from 7:30 am to 8:30 am.
Maintenance Technician/Manager Position
Immaculate Conception Parish
has an immediate full time opening for a Maintenance Technician/Manager position.
Detailed job description can be found below.
Resumes must be received at the Parish Office no later than December 14th, 2018.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Once again, Immaculate Conception Parish is proud to partner with the American Red Cross in hosting a blood drive Tuesday, December 4th from 12 noon to 6 pm in Father Klink Hall. We will be working together to give back to the community in a truly life changing way, since each donation collected can save up to three lives. If you would like to volunteer to help at the blood drive, please contact Karen Dolan at 715-579-5601 about joining the team. There are many ways you can help, but most importantly we hope you stop by to donate!
ANGEL TREE 2018
Please help us decorate the Angel Tree in the back of the church by taking an envelope, marking your donation choice, enclosing your check or cash, sealing the envelope and dropping it in the box! Then...choose an angel and hang it on the tree! Please make all checks payable to Immaculate Conception Parish--one check will be written to each charity. The charities to choose from this year are:
*St. Francis Food Pantry
*Eau Claire County Humane Association
Thank you for your generosity this holiday season!
CHRISTMAS EVE MASS INFORMATION
Please remember that children attending the 5 pm Christmas Eve Mass (prelude music will begin at 4:30 pm) are invited to bring bells to ring whenever they hear the song "Gloria In Excelsis Deo"...which is the song the angels sang when Jesus was born. They will get to ring them on at least three different occasions during the Mass. The Christmas Eve night Mass will begin at 10 pm with prelude music beginning at 9:30 pm. All are welcome to either or both Masses.
ACH Donation Form
An ACH deposit form is available for those who do not like envelopes, writing out checks or may be 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 in the information wall display in Father Klink Hall.
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Immaculate Conception Parish has a Facebook page! Check it out at www.facebook.com/iccatholicchurch. You can get information on upcoming events, Mass times and special intention listings, a weekly roster for lectors, servers and Communion ministers and special announcements. In its first four years, the Facebook page has more than 700 "likes" and has thousands more following it from across the nation and around the world!
Parish App is Here!
Immaculate Conception is excited to announce the release of our own parish app. This application is available for parishioners to download on both Apple iPhones and Android phones. Text App to 88202 to download our Parish App.
We expect the features and capabilities of our new app to foster a stronger sense of community and faith in the daily lives of all parishioners. Immaculate Conception will be able to communicate quick and easy with all parishioners via messages and notifications to keep you in the loop with what is going on in our church. You will then be able to quickly reply to messages or RSVP for upcoming events.
Other features will include:
– the daily readings read at Mass,
– the latest Catholic news from around the world,
– an easy-to-reference list of Catholic prayers with prayer requests,
– a helpful examination of conscience and next confession reminder,
– a reminder feature called “Mass Mode,” for Mass and confession. This includes phone silencing notification to help encourage us all to be more present while at Immaculate Conception.
– and much more.
This app offers a lot of capabilities for improving parish communication and serving as a faith building resource. It is well thought out and should become a real asset to complement our daily faith lives.
Our app is available for everyone to download. Please pass this info along to anyone that may be interested or that may benefit from the Immaculate Conception app--for the more people that use it and participate, the stronger our Catholic community will become.
FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
For those attending Mass at Immaculate Conception Church that may be hearing impaired, the church's audio/video system has the capability to enhance the audio for those wearing hearing aids. For better audio reception during Mass, please activate the T-Coil setting on your hearing aid. Also available are receivers that can pick up the audio signal. These are similar to a Walkman radio in that a person can put on the headphones, turn on the receiver and be able to listen to the audio of the Mass. If you are interested in using one of the receivers during Mass, please let one of the ushers know and they can get you a receiver to use.
Perpetual Eucharist Adoration
Prayer partners are needed for Eau Claire Area Adoration in the following time slots.
MONDAY 6 am to 7 am; TUESDAY: 5 pm to 6 pm; WEDNESDAY: 7 am to 8 am, 1 pm to 2 pm and 7 pm to 8 pm; THURSDAY: 2 pm to 3 pm; and FRIDAY: 11 am - 12 noon; 12 noon to 1 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm
Adoration is held at the Benedictine Chapel at 322 Fulton Street in Eau Claire.
To sign up as an adorer for these or other time slots, to be on the substitute list or for more information, please contact Ann at 715-874-5794. Thank you in advance!
Diocese of LaCrosse Guidelines for Reporting Instances of Child Abuse or Neglect
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.
Saturday 5:30 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM
Sunday 10:30 AM
Tuesday 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 PM
8:45 AM (When school is in session)
7:00 AM (When there is NO school)
Friday 7:00 AM
Saturday 7:00 AM
Mondays & Tuesdays at 7:00 AM
Tuesday 4:45 - 5:15 PM
Saturday 7:45 - 8:30 AM and 3:30 - 5:00 PM
First Fridays 7:45 - 9:00 AM
Friday 11:00 AM
Saturday 5:00 PM (Before evening Mass)
Sunday 8:00 AM (Before morning Mass)
Every week day during May & October at 11:00 AM
DEVOTION TO OUR MOTHER OF
Saturday after morning mass
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
First Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 PM
First Fridays 7:30 - 8:30 AM
- Julie Herman, Office Staff
- Deb Welch, Parish Secretary
- Linda Corey, Director of Religious Education; Confirmation Coordinator
- Barbara Brandner, Religious Education Pre-School to Grade 5 Coordinator
- Mary J Chatham, Religious Education Administrative Assistant
- Colleen Garnevicus, Director of Music; Director of 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and Family Choirs
- Gabby and Kyle Hanson, Directors of Youth Choir (Grades 7-12)
- Carole Skutley, Organist; Director of Alleluia (Funeral) Choir